Friday, December 23, 2011

Resolution Kept

My new year's resolution for 2011 was to paint an average of 1 Citadel preslotta figure per week for a total of 52. I reached that goal in November which is just as well because in December I have been to busy with a combination of work and holiday stuff to paint. Note to self for next year: A lot of December gets taken up with decorating and shopping (searching Ebay for things for other people instead of old lead is so strange).

So goal for next year - 100 more to add to the collection below. Nearly doubling the amount is a challenge but I feel like I'm finding my painting rhythm and the FS dungeon floor tiles and furniture and groups of similar figs like Red Orcs and Fantasy Tribe skeletons should make it do-able, particularly now I have my basing system sorted out. Besides 52 figures didn't make much of a dent in the lead mountain and I'd really like to fool myself into thinking that its getting smaller.

Merry Christmas all, and success in your painting projects for 2012

Cheers, Caius

FA figures:

FF figures:

Add the two FS wizards on thrones for 52

And so to battle:
Cardboard dungeon floor is holding up nearly as well as the lead 


  1. What does FA/FF/FS mean?
    I've only just begun delving into games like Advanced HeroQuest and HeroQuest, what game are the miniatures in your photos for?

  2. Comrade S - The miniatures are Citadel (Gamesworkshop) fantasy miniatures from the early 1980's. They were not released for a specific game but are for roleplaying games like D&D. They are listed with pictures here (scroll down to "F" :

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  4. So... how's the new year going? Any lead coated yet? I'm making a more modest resolution in having 52 minis finished by the end of the year. 9 done so far! =) Even have a few pre-slotta scheduled.

  5. Enjoyed your blog/site Phreedh. I did 52 last year - and the year went by fast. But you are 9 in already so congrats and keep it up.

  6. So good to see those marvelous old Citadel Miniatures so well painted! Keep bringing them a second life!

  7. Your pic of the Fiend Factory minis is truly an inspiration. They're fantastic! I hope someday to have a collection of old Grenadier minis that's painted this well. I hope you're still working on the old stuff!

  8. Amazing stuff .I hope to paint mine at least half as well someday too.Your work Inspires!


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