Lee sends us this rather minimalist wizard figure that he's painted for an upcoming Christmas RPG game (?!)
This wizard model isn't exactly overburdened with sculpted detail, but was exactly what I need for a quick RPG game I'm putting together for the kids over Christmas (no Charades or Trivial Pursuits in our house, No sir! Its D&D or nothin' as far as I'm concerned).
The game calls for a shadowy wizard that appears to float across a lake of blood...so I think this model fits the bill! Its a 28mm white metal figure from Games Workshop and its been lurking in my
for years, just waiting for its big moment. Lead Mountain
This was understandably a quick model to paint. Black basecoat, several dryrushes of successively lighter blue for highlights and a dark ink wash to add a little depth to the shadows. Oh and a blood red base with a red ink for added redness!
Oh and its called Dave the Wizard because when I was describing the model to my daughter (who wasn't listening properly of course) she thought that's what I called it, and the name stuck. So instead of being menaced in the game by the Evil Wizard Xa-zlekial of Harkania they will be mildly imperilled by Dave the Wizard from Bromley.
Well, nothing says Christmas in the Hadley home like a well decorated tree, sweet pudding fresh from the oven and an evil wizard floating across a lake of blood... And I thought we were weird for having cheese and chocolate fondue on Christmas eve!
Dave the Wizard from Bromley will give Lee 5 points! Have a great game with him Lee!