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Friday, April 17, 2015

Video: WWWD - 360 Display

Below is a little 360 display video. I need way more light next time. Camera was having trouble focusing and the gain is out of control o_O Bah! Live and learn.

The NOFC charity army raffle is back! Once again I will be painting a few squads. This time it's Sons of Orar Space Marines...
...VS Alaitoc Eldar (I'm doing a squad of Scorpions)!

The minis are here and ready for prep so over the next few months you'll be seeing them all over the blog!
The metal Scorpions were a bit top heavy for the resin bases. So I picked up some Finecast ones AND THEY ARE DAMN NEAR PERFECT O.o Truly the end times are upon us.

NOFC facts:
The beneficiaries of this effort - Doctors Without Borders (DWB) -  
You DO NOT have to be present at the NOVA Open to win, they will ship the armies to anywhere in the world in sturdy, custom-cut, KR Multicases! 
There are other armies/collections in the works for 40K, Halifax, and Flames of War. Tickets purchased for each of these other armies benefit a variety of other charities including Fischer House, and the Wounded Warrior Project.

Check these places for updates soon:
NOCF blog - soon to be updated with fresh information -
NOCF website - also soon to be updated -

Models and supplies for the armies being painted are provided by the sponsors below:
Atlantis Games & Comics (USA) -
KR Multicase (UK) -
Element Games (UK) -
Secret Weapon Miniatures (USA)-

Next post: More NOFC updates and maybe some musings on men VS women in the painting hobby? Thanks for looking, comment below and remember; you can't spell paint without a little pain :)


  1. Zab, how do I sign up for these cool things?

    1. Hey man! The tickets should go live soon on the NOFC website. Oh and last year they did weekly draw from the sponsors for free swag for ticket holders so I hope they do that again this year! Or do you mean join the painting crew? You can email them that you would like to help out and the will add you to them list for next year :)

    2. Yeah, meant joining the painting crew. Will email them.

  2. You can buy the nova tickets online when they go on sale (For the raffle), or in person at Nova open!

    Def need more light Zab. I was like oooh finally, and 1080p never looked like 1080p!

    1. I know right? The wide shots are like MOAR VASELINE ON THE LENS - MOAR!!!!! ~sigh~ I finally nail mini photos and now I have to learn it all again for video... damn it :( Step one, take everything off auto...

    2. I'm actually pretty excited as I'll get to see your pieces at Nova, even if you won't be there :).

    3. Yeah once again I'll be missing it. The exchange rate and airfare are keeping us in Canada this summer. It was supposed to be the UK until the dollar crashed :( Oh well, I guess Calgary is like the Texas of Canada :P

  3. Nice video, I like the fact that you have a few different zoom levels in one video.
    And I might have mentioned this before, but I truly admire the charity work you do. Keep it up!

    1. Thanks! I've got the fancy editing down, now to work on the quality ;) The charity stuff is really fun and working as part of team is quite the challenge. It's like commission painting but without the stress of actually having to make a profit so it still feels like a fun hobby!


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