Tag: Resolutions 2020

September Resolutions Update

So this month I got to 989 models painted, but I didn’t get as much painted as I wanted to do, which is annoying.

I really much redouble my efforts in October.

I did find the joy of painting with a wet palette this month, and its a bit of a revelation.

Finish The Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January –

I haven’t gotten any of these painted this month 🙁

I still have to paint:-

  • Intercessors with Stalker Bolt Rifles x 10
  • Hellblasters x 10
  • Hellblasters with Heavy Plasma Incinerators x 5
  • Inceptors x 3

Finish The Death Guard/Paint Mortarion for Everchosen – Complete

I finally got round to painting Mortarion, and I couldn’t be happier with how he turned out.

I also got the Space Marines Heroes painted as well, so that is the Death Guard complete, and both resolutions competed.

Paint 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals –

No Stormcast were painted this month ;-(

Still left to paint are:-

  • Lord Arquilor
  • Vanguard-Hunters with Storm Sabres x 5
  • Gryph-Hounds x 6

Paint 2000 Points of T’au –

I first started by pointing the next Strike Team, a Cadre Fireblade and Devilfish, which means I now can field a battalion detachment for the T’au if I so wish.

Left to paint I have:-

  • Commander in XV86 Coldstar Battlesuit
  • Strike Team x 10
  • XV25 Stealth Suits x 3
  • Sniper Drones x 4
  • Barracuda AX-5-2
  • KV128 Stormsurge

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 2000 Points of Orks
  • Rebase the Orks

Completed Resolutions

  • Paint 867 Models
  • Rebase the Blood Ravens
  • Finish the Death Guard
  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen

So heading into October, what does my painting queue look like?

  1. Zone Mortalis Terrain
  2. Death Korps of Krieg Command Squad x 5
  3. Millitarium Tempestus Drop Force Imperator x 5
  4. Palantite Enforcers x 10
  5. Stormcast Eternals Vanguard Hunters x 5
  6. T’au Stealth Team x 3
  7. Blood Ravens Hellblasters x 15
  8. Grashrak’s Ravagers & Skaeth’s Wild Hunt
  9. T’au Strike Team x 10 & Sniper Drone Team
  10. Death Korps of Krieg Engineers x 10 & Hades Breaching Drill

August Resolutions Update

The end of the month is here so let’s see where I am with my hobby resolutions.

It has been a slow month, the heat has really impacted on my painting.

This month brings me up to 934 completed models.

Finish The Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January – 90% Complete

I painted a 10 man Intercessor Squad this month, these were mostly multipart models but also included an Easy to Build model and a Sgt from Dark Imperium.

So left to paint for the Blood Ravens are:-

  • Intercessors with Stalker Bolt Rifles x 10
  • Hellblasters x 10
  • Hellblasters with Heavy Plasma Incinerators x 5
  • Inceptors x 3

So I am not too far off competing this resolution at all!

Finish The Death Guard – 84.62% Complete

Noting was touched for the Death Guard this month, but Mortarion should get done next month.

Paint 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals – 85% Complete

I painted two units of Vanguard-Hunters and a Knight-Zephyros, although only one unit of the Vanguard-Hunters counted towards the target.

Left to paint I have:-

  • Lord Arquilor
  • Vanguard-Hunters with Storm Sabres x 5
  • Gryph-Hounds x 6

Paint 2000 Points of T’au – 31.25% Complete

I painted a Breacher Team and their Devilfish, using an airbrush to get down the main colour of the armour, which made that task a lot simpler and smoother.

Left to paint for this list I have:-

  • Commander in XV86 Coldstar Battlesuit
  • Strike Team x 10
  • Strike Team x 10
  • XV25 Stealth Suits x 3
  • Sniper Drones x 4
  • Barracuda AX-5-2
  • TY7 Devilfish
  • KV128 Stormsurge

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 2000 Points of Orks
  • Rebase the Orks
  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen

Completed Resolutions

  • Paint 867 Models
  • Rebase the Blood Ravens

So going into September what does my painting queue look like?

  1. Zone Mortalis Terrain
  2. Ragnar Blackmane & Primaris Rune Priest
  3. Death Korps of Krieg Infantry Squad x 10
  4. Secret Heresy Project Unit
  5. T’au Strike Team x 10, Cadre Fireblade & Devilfish
  6. Mortarion x 2
  7. Nighthaunt Knight of Shrouds on Ethereal Steed, Spirit Torment, Guardian of Souls and Lord Executioner
  8. Adeptus Titanicus Titans (Warhounds x 2, Reavers x 2 & Nemesis Warbringer)
  9. UCM Ships (3 Cruisers, 4 Frigates, 6 Corvettes, 2 Destroyers)
  10. Death Korps of Krieg Command Squad x 5

July Resolutions Update

Well it’s the end of the month so let’s see how I am doing on my resolutions.

Paint 867 Models – Completed

Well lockdown and Chainrasps helped me smash the target for the year in July, so I guess we see how many I can get painted this year in total!

Right now I have painted 875 models!

Finish Painting the Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January – 87.5% Complete

At the end of the month it was looking like I wasn’t going to get any of this done in July, so I promoted the Redemptor Dreadnought to the top of the queue and finished that so I made a bit of progress on this.

Left to do are five units which is incredible considering how many I had to do at the start of the year. So left to paint are

  • Intercessors with Bolt Rifles x 10
  • Intercessors with Stalker Bolt Rifles x 10
  • Hellbalsters with Plasma Incinerators x 10
  • Hellblasters with Heavy Plasma Incineratirs x 5
  • Inceptors with Plasma Exterminators x 3

Finish the Death Guard – 84.62% Complete

This month I painted the Chaos Spawn for the Death Guard, but I have changed the numbers as I have bought the Space Marine Heroes Series 3 from Japan.

I consider them one thing though, so they don’t affect the numbers that much.

Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals – 75.5% Complete

I started off by painting the Evocators from Soul Wars.

And I followed those up with the Castigators from the same set, which now means I have completed the Stormcast Eternals side of Soulwars.

Because of the Generals Handbook 2020 being published I had to compile a new list, which is here.

+ Leader [540pts] +

Knight-Incantor [120pts]

Knight-Venator [110pts]

Lord-Aquilor [170pts]: 0. Single-minded Fury, 0. Stormrage Blade, General

Lord-Ordinator [140pts]: Astral Hammers

+ Artillery [220pts] +

Celestar Ballista [110pts]

Celestar Ballista [110pts]

+ Battleline [300pts] +

Vanguard-Hunters [100pts]: 5 Vanguard-Hunters [100pts], Shock Handaxe

Vanguard-Hunters [100pts]: 5 Vanguard-Hunters [100pts], Storm Sabre

Vanguard-Hunters [100pts]: 5 Vanguard-Hunters [100pts], Storm Sabre

+ Other [910pts] +

Aetherwings [40pts]: 3 Aetherwings [40pts]

Evocators [210pts]: 5 Evocators [210pts], 5x Tempest Blade and Stormstave

Gryph-Hounds [120pts]: 6 Gryph-Hounds [120pts]

Prosecutors [90pts]: 3 Prosecutors [90pts], Paired Celestial Hammers

Retributors [190pts]: 5 Retributors [190pts]

Sequitors [120pts]: 5 Sequitors [120pts], 2x Stormsmite Greatmace, Stormsmite Greatmace (Sequitor-Prime), Stormsmite Maul and Soulshield

Vanguard-Raptors with Hurricane Crossbows [140pts]: 3 Vanguard-Raptors with Hurricane Crossbows [140pts]

+ Malign Sorcery [30pts] +

Endless Spell: Celestian Vortex [30pts]

Lots of points went down which leaves me needing to add mire units, but this was simple as the Gryph-Hounds fitted into the slot nicely.

So left to paint for this list are:-

  • Lord Arquilor
  • Vanguard-Hunters with Storm Sabres x 5
  • Vanguard-Hunters with Shock Handaxes x 5
  • Gryph-Hounds x 6

Paint 2000 Points of T’au – 20.35% Complete

I started the month by painting a unit of Pathfinders, a Devilfish for them and Darkstrider.

I have put together a 2000 point list using the figures from the new Chaoter Approved so this is what I am aiming to paint by the end of the year.

+ HQ [14 PL, 305pts] +

Commander in XV86 Coldstar Battlesuit [8 PL, 155pts]: Advanced targeting system [5pts], High-output burst cannon [15pts], Missile pod [15pts], Shield generator [10pts], Warlord

Darkstrider [3 PL, 60pts]

Ethereal [3 PL, 90pts]: Honour blade, Hover drone [1 PL, 5pts]
. 2x MV4 Shield Drone [30pts]: 2x Shield generator

+ Troops [15 PL, 360pts] +

Breacher Team [5 PL, 110pts]: MV36 Guardian Drone [10pts]
. Fire Warrior Shas'ui [9pts]: Pulse blaster, Pulse pistol
. 9x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Pistol [81pts]: 9x Photon grenades, 9x Pulse blaster, 9x Pulse pistol
. MV1 Gun Drone [10pts]

Strike Team [5 PL, 125pts]
. DS8 Tactical Support Turret w/ SMS [15pts]: Smart missile system [15pts]
. Fire Warrior Shas'ui [9pts]: Pulse pistol, Pulse rifle
. 9x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Pistol + Pulse Rifle [81pts]: 9x Photon grenades, 9x Pulse pistol, 9x Pulse rifle
. 2x MV1 Gun Drone [20pts]: 4x Pulse carbine

Strike Team [5 PL, 125pts]
. DS8 Tactical Support Turret w/ SMS [15pts]: Smart missile system [15pts]
. Fire Warrior Shas'ui [9pts]: Pulse pistol, Pulse rifle
. 9x Fire Warrior w/ Pulse Pistol + Pulse Rifle [81pts]: 9x Photon grenades, 9x Pulse pistol, 9x Pulse rifle
. 2x MV1 Gun Drone [20pts]: 4x Pulse carbine

+ Elites [6 PL, 105pts] +

XV25 Stealth Battlesuits [6 PL, 105pts]
. Stealth Shas'ui w/ Burst Cannon [31pts]: Advanced targeting system [5pts], Burst cannon [8pts]
. Stealth Shas'ui w/ Burst Cannon [31pts]: Advanced targeting system [5pts], Burst cannon [8pts]
. Stealth Shas'vre [43pts]: Advanced targeting system [5pts], Fusion blaster [15pts]
. . Markerlight + Target Lock [5pts]: Target lock [5pts]

+ Fast Attack [7 PL, 149pts] +

Pathfinder Team [7 PL, 149pts]: MV31 Pulse Accelerator Drone [10pts]
. MB3 Recon Drone [15pts]
. 5x Pathfinder [55pts]: 5x Markerlight, 5x Photon grenades, 5x Pulse carbine
. Pathfinder Shas'ui [11pts]
. Pathfinder w/ Ion Rifle [16pts]: Ion rifle [5pts]
. 2x Pathfinder w/ Rail Rifle [42pts]: 2x Photon grenades, 2x Rail rifle [20pts]

+ Heavy Support [3 PL, 60pts] +

MV71 Sniper Drones [3 PL, 60pts]
. 3x MV71 Sniper Drone [60pts]: 3x Longshot pulse rifle

+ Flyer [12 PL, 295pts] +

Barracuda AX-5-2 [12 PL, 295pts]: 2x Long-barelled burst cannon [20pts], 2x Missile pod [30pts], 4x Seeker missile [20pts], Swiftstrike burst cannon [25pts]

+ Dedicated Transport [18 PL, 324pts] +

TY7 Devilfish [6 PL, 108pts]: Burst cannon [8pts], Seeker missile [5pts]
. 2x MV1 Gun Drone [20pts]

TY7 Devilfish [6 PL, 108pts]: Burst cannon [8pts], Seeker missile [5pts]
. 2x MV1 Gun Drone [20pts]

TY7 Devilfish [6 PL, 108pts]: Burst cannon [8pts], Seeker missile [5pts]
. 2x MV1 Gun Drone [20pts]

++ Super-Heavy Auxiliary Detachment -3CP (T'au Empire) [20 PL, 401pts, -3CP] ++

+ Lord of War [20 PL, 401pts] +

KV128 Stormsurge [20 PL, 401pts]: 2x Burst cannon [16pts], Advanced targeting system [20pts], Annihilation warheads, Cluster rocket system [15pts], Pulse blastcannon, Shield generator [30pts], 2x Smart missile system [30pts], Velocity tracker [10pts]

So still lots to do, but with other resolutions coming to an end I will be prioritising this next.

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 2000 Points of Orks
  • Rebase the Orks
  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen

Completed Resolutions

  • Rebase the Blood Ravens

So what does my painting queue look like going into August?

  1. Sons of Horus Tactical Squad x 10
  2. T’au Breacher Squad x 10 & Devilfish
  3. Death Korps of Krieg Mortar Team x 3
  4. Stormcast Eternals Vanguard-Hunters x 10 & Knight-Zephyros
  5. Ultramarines Contemptor Dreadnought
  6. Zone Mortalis Terrain
  7. Blood Ravens Intercessors x 10
  8. Space Wolves Infiltrators x 10 & Ragnar Blackmane
  9. Death Korps of Krieg Infantry Squad x 10
  10. Secret Heresy Project Unit

June Resolutions Update

It’s the end of the month and we are 50% of the way through the year now so let’s see where I am in terms of my hobby resolutions.

The complete 1750 points of 40k stuff is going to be reassessed once 9th edition drops but based on what I have seen thus far, that might be getting upped to 2000 points.

And with the Generals Handbook landing next month I will also have to reassess the Stormcast Eternals list.

But this month I have a huge success and have completed the first resolution to 100%!!!

Paint 867 Models – 88%

I have now painted 773 models, so just over 100 off my target!!!

This month I painted a few more Space Wolves, a few Grey Hunters Pack Leaders, a Repulsor and an Iron Priest.

And I started my contribution to the podcasts show army, the Sons of Horus.

A big jump in the number is down to two Chainrasp Hordes that were 40 models strong each!

Finish Painting the Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January – 85% Complete

For the Blood Ravens I painted all five of my Chaplains, a 10 man Intercessor Squad, a Primaris and Firstborn Ancient, a squad of Aggressors and two Repulsors, although only one of those contributes to the resolution.

So right now I have 7 units left to do in order to fulfil this resolution.

Finish the Death Guard – 83.33% Complete

No progress made in these this month.

Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals – 67%

So last month I decided to make it a 2000 point list I have to paint, so I have formed a list consisting of stuff I have painted and stuff that’s on the painting queue, and here it is:-

+ Leader [580pts] +

Knight-Incantor [140pts]

Knight-Venator [120pts]

Lord-Aquilor [180pts]: General

Lord-Ordinator [140pts]: Astral Hammers

+ Artillery [220pts] +

Celestar Ballista [110pts]

Celestar Ballista [110pts]

+ Battleline [330pts] +

Vanguard-Hunters [110pts]: 5 Vanguard-Hunters [110pts], Astral Compass, Storm Sabre

Vanguard-Hunters [110pts]: 5 Vanguard-Hunters [110pts], Astral Compass, Shock Handaxe

Vanguard-Hunters [110pts]: 5 Vanguard-Hunters [110pts], Astral Compass, Storm Sabre

+ Other [830pts] +

Aetherwings [50pts]: 3 Aetherwings [50pts]

Evocators [220pts]: 5 Evocators [220pts], 5x Tempest Blade and Stormstave

Prosecutors [90pts]: 3 Prosecutors [90pts], Paired Celestial Hammers

Retributors [200pts]: 5 Retributors [200pts]

Sequitors [130pts]: 5 Sequitors [130pts], 2x Stormsmite Greatmace, Stormsmite Greatmace (Sequitor-Prime), Stormsmite Maul and Soulshield

Vanguard-Raptors with Hurricane Crossbows [140pts]: 3 Vanguard-Raptors with Hurricane Crossbows [140pts]

+ Malign Sorcery [40pts] +

Endless Spell: Celestian Vortex [40pts]

So far from this list I have completed the Knight Incantor, Knight-Venator, Lord Ordinator, Celestar Ballistas, one unit of Vanguard Hunters, the Prosecutors, Sequitors, Aetherwings and Vanguard Raptors, which is 1340 points.

So I started off the month by painting the Knight-Heraldor, Knight-Vexillor and Retributors which completes the original Age of Sigmar strater set, took me just under 5 years but we got there in the end.

I then got the Sequitors from Soul Ward painting and have left to do from that set just the Evocators and the Castigators.

Paint 1750 Points of T’au – 5.7%

Following similar logic to the Stormcast Eternals I plan to paint up a list for the T’au, but I need to figure out what I have first before I can do that.

In the meantime I got off the starting block with two Ethereals on Hover Drones.

Rebase the Blood Ravens – Completed

I started by rebasing the remaining Tactical Squad and the Captain, managing to cut my finger doing so, but I got those done.

Then later in the same week I rebased the last unit that needs doing, an Assault Squad.

And thus I complete the first of my resolutions, all my Blood Ravens which are playable are now on the modern day sized base.

I do have some other Blood Ravens stuff that needs stripping and repainting, but I plan to tackle those next year and fixing them up will probably be a resolution for 2021, and they will be rebased at that point.

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 1750 Points of Orks
  • Rebase the Orks
  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen

Nowt has happened with these this month, but Mortarion is on my long term plan even though there probably won’t be an Everchosen this year and will hopefully be at least started next month.


So how what does my painting plan look like right now, well it looks a bit like this.

I will also be doing my 24 hours of painting challenge next month, and if you want to donate you can do so here.

  1. T’au Pathfinders x 10, Darkstrider & Devilfish
  2. Death Korps of Krieg Autocannon Teams x 3
  3. Death Guard Chaos Spawn x 2
  4. Stormcast Eternals Evocators x 5
  5. Space Wolves Blood Claws x 15 & Space Wolves Captain
  6. Millitarium Tempestus Tempestor Prime, Command Squad Members x 9 & Valkyries
  7. Stormcast Eternals Castigators x 5
  8. Sons of Horus Tactical Squad x 10
  9. T’au Breacher Squad x 10 & Devilfish
  10. Death Korps of Krieg Mortar Teams x 3

May Resolutions Update

How did I do in May for my resolutions, well let’s have a look shall we.

Paint 867 Models – 70.59%

Kinda smashing this one, I have painted 612 models so far this year and I have plans to do 80 Chainrasps in June which will take me a good chunk of the rest of the way.

Terrain and Nighthaunts have really helped me get ahead with this resolution.

This month I have painted up to

Finish Painting The Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January – 58.97%

This month I painted two units of Scouts, these I got from Conquest last summer. I actually bought two extra copies for these, my subscription copy is going to the Blood Angels I share with Megan.

I also painted five Intercessors to reinforce a squad of five I already have painted, plus Sgt Jovan, although he doesn’t actually count towards the resolution as I got in this year.

And finally I managed to paint my three Land Speeders, a Typhoon and two Tornados.

This brings me above the half way point and puts me well ahead of schedule.

Finish The Death Guard – 83.33%

Well I made a giant leap forward with the Death Guard this month by painting the Tallyman, which is the last of the Conquest collection to be done, and two sets of Blightlord Terminators.

All I have left to do now is a pair of Chaos Spawn and Mortarion himself, the Chaos Spawn are now built and primed and I am planning long term for when I will paint Mortarion.

Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals – 70%

This month I was able to add a Knight-Questor, Lord-Ordinator, two Celestar Balista, three Prosectors and a Knight-Venator to the list, taking me up to 1400 points painted.

Next month I am going to come up with an actual game list to use for this resolution, it’s all fine and dandy having 2000 points painted but if it’s not a useable list does it count?

So it’s likely that this percentage will come down as I figure that list out.

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A few bits for my Stormcast a Eternals were finished tonight. A Lord-Ordinator and two Celestar Ballista with thier Sacrosanct Engineers, one from Soul Wars I got off @ebay_uk when the box set was first realised and an Easy to Build one I got from Warhammer Mortal Realms. #Warmongers #WarhammerCommunity #PaintingWarhammer2020 #IsolationHobby #PaintingWarhammer #PaintingGamesWorkshop #WarhammerAgeOfSigmar #AoS #WarhammerAoS #AgeOfSigmar #GrandAllianceOrder #StormcastEternals #CelestialVindicators #SacrosanctChamber #LordOrdinator #LordOrdinatorVorrusStarstrike #VorrusStarstrike #CelestarBallista #EasyToBuildCelestarBallista #MortalRealms #WarhammerMortalRealms #Painthammer2020 @jewelknightjess

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Rebase Blood Ravens 25%

I made a start on this by rebasing the first Tactical Squad, and leaves me with another Tactical Squad, an Assault Squad and a Captain to do still, but it’s a start.

I intend to get this completed in June.

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 1750 Points of T’au
  • Complete 1750 Points of Orks
  • Rebase the Orks
  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen

Not much to report here, the plan is to rebase a few Orks next month, and as you will see some T’au units are starting to appear on my painting plan now.


So let’s have a look at the painting plan and what I have planned in the next few weeks.

As I said the first T’au units have appeared on the list as have the first Sons of Horus unit for the Edge of Empire Podcast army.

  1. Stormcast Eternals Retributors x 5, Knight-Heraldor and Knight-Vexillor
  2. Space Wolves Grey Hunters Pack Leaders x 4 and Iron Priest
  3. Blood Ravens Chaplains x 5
  4. Chainrasp Horde x 40
  5. Sons of Horus Contemptor Dreadnought
  6. T’au Ethereal on Hover Drone x 2
  7. Blood Ravens Intercessors x 10
  8. Death Guard Sabre Strike Tanks x 2
  9. Stormcast Eternals Sequitors x 8
  10. Blood Ravens Repulsor x 2

Long term I am aiming to complete the Blood Ravens within the next three months, most of what’s ahead of me for them is Infantry units, 16 units are left to do, of which 7 are characters.

The T’au are starting to feature in my long term planning now, but I do have phase 3 of Niki’s Death Korps of Krieg which I am going to start slotting in from next week.


April Resolutions Update

It’s the end of the month so let’s see how I did on my resolutions.

Paint 867 Models – 57.90%

I have painted 502 models so far this year, obviously this means I am well ahead of schedule which I am happy with.

A good chunk of this game in the month in the form of terrain. Being ill with Covid-19 has really hampered my hobby efforts this month.

Finish Painting The Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January – 43.58%

Only thing done this month was three Bikes and an Attack Bike, must do better next month.

This next month I hope to paint two units of Scouts, three Landspeeders and a unit of Intercessors.

Finish The Death Guard – 58.33%

No progress but I am ahead of schedule so I am cool with that. Next up at the Blightlord Terminators and a Tallyman.

Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals – 36.50%

I did a lot for this target this month, so far I have painted 730 points, although I may have to adjust this resolution so it’s a viable list I paint.

This month I painted, six Gryph-Hounds, 5 Vanguard-Hunters, 3 Vanguard Raptors, 6 Aetherwings, a Knight Questor and a Knight Incantor.

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 1750 Points of T’au
  • Complete 1750 Points of Orks
  • Rebase Blood Ravens
  • Rebase Orks

None of these have had any progress made, but the T’au are now appearing in my long term painting plan.

Just need to get the Orks in there too.

Rebasing can go ahead I just need to bring the Blood a Ravens downstairs to start it.


So let’s take a quick look at my painting plan right now.

  1. Death Korps of Krieg Grenadiers Special Weapons Men and Vox Operators x 10
  2. Blood Warriors x 5 & Korgus Khul
  3. Canoness Veridyan
  4. Untamed Beasts x 9
  5. Tech Priest Manipulus x 2
  6. Stormcast Eternals Celestar Balista x 2 & Lord Ordinator
  7. Blightlord Terminators x 5 & Tallyman
  8. Chaotic Beasts x 12
  9. Dreadblade Harrows x 2
  10. Blood Ravens Scouts x 10

March Resolutions Update

It’s that time of the month again so here is a hobby resolutions update!

Paint 867 Models – 42.45%

Really making progress with this one, but a bunch of supply crates and promethium barrels really helped me!

I am now at 368 models painted, well a few more because I have been hard at work on my Warcry/Age of Sigmar terrain, but I donMt record them until the whole set is complete.

Finish Painting The Blood Ravens I Own on 1st January – 38.46%

Making good progress with five captains painted your this month, but I still have all the units with multiple models to go yet!

Finish The Death Guard – 58.33%

Ok I actually went backwards on this cause I got two more Chaos Spawn, but they shouldn’t delay this too much!

Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals

I made a start on this, albeit very slowly by painting the Easy to Build Sequitors I got with Mortal Realms Issue 1, but I am not counting these until I have actually built the ones from Soul Wars to make it a full unit.

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 1750 Points of T’au
  • Complete 1750 Points of Orks
  • Rebase Blood Ravens
  • Rebase Orks

No progress on any of these, but I did manage to figure out what we have in terms of Orks and Megan and I plan to start on these very soon.


February Resolutions Update

It’s the end of the month so figured I should do a resolutions update.

I will have a more full blog post coming soon.

Paint 867 Models – 24.45% Complete

Making very steady progress on this one, mostly due to a Chainrasp Horde of 40 models!

Can’t believe I am already almost a quarter of the way there!

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I am starting a Nighthaunt army thanks to Mortal Realms and I want to have a few big solid blocks of Chainrasps, so am going for three units of 40 and this is the first one. Just done to the battle ready video that @warhammerofficial did when Soul Wars first came out with a few changes. I watered down the Hexwraith Flame with Lahmian Medium 1:1 to make the green a little more subtitle and I replace the Leadbeltcher with Iron Warriors to make the [email protected] far older and ancient. Very happy with these, had to set up a proper production line, and I think I will use the same method when doing the next two batches of 40. #Warmongers #PaintingWarhammer2020 #PaintingWarhammer #PaintingGamesWorkshop #WarhammerAgeOfSigmar #AoS #WarhammerAoS #AgeOfSigmar #Death #GrandAllianceDeath #Nighthaunt #Nighthaunts #SoulWars #MortalRealms #WarhammerMortalRealms #WarhammerAgeOfSigmarMortalRealms #PaintHsmmer2020 @jewelknightjess

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Finish the Blood Ravens that I own on 1st January – 25.64% Complete

I got some Bikes and an Attack Bike done this month along with a squad of Reivers and a Phobos Captain, so I feel like this is nicely plodding along.

Finish the Death Guard – 63.64% Complete

This looks as if it’s made a lot less progress but that’s because this month I added stuff to the list, specifically the Chaos Spawn and Tallyman I mentioned last month, oh and I also bought Mortarion!

I did this month paint the old Forge World Plague Marine upgrade kit, and the Chaos Spawn.

Paint Mortarion for Everchosen

As I said above, I have purchased Mortarion so it’s gonna happen!

Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals

The past few weeks have seen me hit a bit of a painting slump, but I am working on three easy to build Sequitors, so something is happening here!

Other Resolutions

  • Complete 1750 Points of T’au
  • Complete 1750 Points of Orks
  • Rebase Blood Ravens Tactical Marines
  • Rebase Orks

None of these have been touched yet, but I am making plans to start rebasing the Blood Ravens this month.


Hobby Resolutions – January Update

Today is the end of January and I am away so won’t be painting anything else so it’s time to give you an update on where I am at in regards to my hobby resolutions.

Paint 867 Models – 12.47% Complete

This one is coming along really nicely, I have thus far painted 108 models so I am well ahead of schedule.

Finish the Blood Ravens that I own on 1st January – 15.79% Complete

For this one, I have painted this month the Supressors and Infiltrators from Shadowspear, that means I have done 6 of the 38 units I have to paint this year, so I am currently on schedule for this, although 4 of the units were only single models.

Finish the Death Guard – 62.5% Complete

As of now I am well ahead on this one, this month I painted a Plagueburst Crawler, two Rhinos, Plague Marines from the multipart kit and a Plague Marine Champion.

However I can’t rest on my laurels for this one because Conquest will be adding Chaos Spawn and a Tallyman so I expect the numbers to change next month, but that will be all I plan to collect for the Death Guard for now, ideally I want this one complete by end of March so I can crack on with other stuff.

Other Resolutions

  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen
  • Complete 1750 Points of T’au Empire
  • Complete 1750 Points of Orks
  • Complete 2000 Points of Stormcast Eternals
  • Rebase Blood Ravens Tacticals
  • Rebase Orks

None of these have been touched yet, but once I have cleared the Death Guard I can concentrate on other stuff, probably gonna focus on the Stormcast Eternals after that to be honest.


So here is a reminder of my current painting plan that’s changed a little bit since my last post but only because I need to stock up on a couple of paints!

  1. Blood Ravens Primaris Reivers x 10
  2. Death Korps of Krieg Centaur Crew and Grenidiers Soecial Weapons Men
  3. The Three Hunters
  4. Death Guard Heavy Support Squad with Autocannons x 10
  5. Death a Korps of Krieg Quartermaster and Retinue
  6. Blood Ravens Bikes x 3 and Attack Bike with Heavy Bolter
  7. Plague Marines x 10
  8. Death Korps of Krieg Command Squad Soecial Weapons Men x 10
  9. Chainrasp Horde x 20
  10. Blood Ravens Captain x 6

New Year, New Goals

So this year I set out doing the #Painthammer2019 hobby log with the aim of painting a mode for every day of the year.

I ended up painting 866 models in 2019, and you can see my completed log here so I have decided that I want to beat that next year and paint at least 867 models in 2020.

Plus I have a few other goals I wish to hit as well.

  • Paint 867 models in total
  • Finish the Blood Ravens that I own on 1st January 2020
  • Finish the Death Guard
  • Paint Mortarion for Everchosen
  • Complete 1750pts worth of T’au
  • Complete 1750pts worth of Orks
  • Complete 2000pts of Stormcast Eternals
  • Rebase Blood Ravens Tacticals
  • Rebase Orks
  • Enter Armies on Parade

So this requires a wider range of painting focus than I normally do, because I want to complete a few projects that have been sitting around for ages.

I know normally people want to do the whole improve yourself resolutions but I tend to find I fail them, so focusing on hobby goals instead.


Geekmas was good, we opened the Switch and we bought Carcassonne, Catan, Pandemic, Final Fantasy IX and UNO for it.

Megan bought me a Folded Space insert for 7 Wonders, a Mechanicum t-shirt, and a paint pot holder so I was happy with those.

What I Am Painting

It’s only been a few days since my last blog post so I haven’t gotten much done, I did complete the Foetid Bloat-Drones, and Mollog’s Mob is coming along fine but I won’t get them finished for a little while as I need Carroberg Crimson and I am out of that.

So I have moved a couple of things around on my painting schedule to keep things fresh, so here it is right now.

  1. Mollog’s Mob
  2. Death Korps of Krieg Infantry Squad and Quatermaster
  3. Plagueburst Crawler
  4. Blood Ravens Supressors
  5. Death Korps of Krieg Infantry Squad
  6. Ylthari’s Guardians
  7. Death Guard Rhinos
  8. Blood Ravens Infiltrators
  9. Death Korps of Krieg Engineers and Hades Breaching Drill
  10. Ultramarines Volkite Culverin Heavy Support Squad

Obviously I have lots of things to add and move around, so that’s gonna be something that filters through in the next few weeks.

What I Am Reading

Sad to say I haven’t read anything this week 🙁

I did however listen to Prisoner of the Black Sun, now that I am out of main Realmgate Wars stories, which was enjoyable and have now just started Sands of Blood.

What I Am Playing

I age played a bit these past few days, we played two games of Maki Stack which Megan gotten Lindsay for Christmas.

We then introduced Paul to Just One followed by a game of Carcassonne on the Switch.

We also played a first game of Island of a Thousand Cats which I won, and it was very fun, although Megan was very unsure about the whole game.

And finally yesterday morning we played Stuffed Fables, and personally I didn’t have a good time playing it, but I think that was largely due to the amount of downtime because Lindsay and Megan spent a lot of time reading and rereading rules.

I also went to the Durham Raiders Long Gaming Day and played two games of Zone Mortalis, one with my Custodes that I painted up for the Adeptus Terra challenge, and they were really really really good in that game.

The second game was with my Death Guard, in which is used my Grave Wardens for the first time, and they were really quite good, the toxin grenades are very powerful.

And finally we played an Age of Darkness game of 3000pts a side.

What I Am Backing

Still just Car Wars Sixth Edition, but that is really knocking down stretch goals right now!

What I Am Cooking

Not a thing in the past few days.

What I Am Spending

I bought myself The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition on XBox for £10.39 which was brilliant, I had been considering getting it for Switch, but on that it was £49.99 so yeah, no question really as to what platform to get it on.


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