Guantlet Throw Down

Never issue a challenge to your husband while preoccupied with other tasks.

There I was, elbow deep in soapy water, idly chatting away about miniatures and the like when mid-conversation some stupid part of my hindbrain whirrs up and next thing i know an errant thought, completely unchecked and uncensored for possible ramifications, has leapt up and  shoved itself straight into the conversation.

“I challenge you to paint a guy in a creative and non-green colour scheme”

Oh dear, a challenge had been issued, now if only I could sneak out of the conversation without him realising and a counter-challenge being made…

But No. So now I have to meet his challenge and depart from my comfort zone of nice bright clean colours and enter his world. A world of dark, murky greens and browns, of grit and mud and historically accurate camo schemes.

So over the next week I shall be taking the guardsmen kindly supplied by my Husband and attempting to paint DPM complete with mud, blood, grass stains and bruises!

I shall post the results!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: