In the second edition, Bolt Action introduced for US Army a new figure: the military chaplain. It is a useful unit because the chaplain may select one friendly unit within 6" and (applying the right modifiers) remove 1 pin. Unfortunately it is hard to find miniatures suitable for this role ... luckly in our Club we have the right person for a challange as this: Maurizio. He started with a preliminary study and ...
The 20 mm scale is not
one of my favorite one but it easy and
quick to paint. Some months ago I bought two boxes of 1/72 plastic Italeri and
I prepared them as the British 8th army.
Before to paint them I
did some search to be sure what kind of colors should been more realistic …
and, at the end, the result is below
The 8th army was
involved in different ww2 theatres but they became famous for their actions
during the African campaign.
In the photo below
there are some soldiers of the 8th army during Operation Lightfoot (Oct 1942) and one of them is
armed with a Thompson submachine. Some of the miniatures have the same gun. Below one of them with an NCO.
Other miniatures are equipped with Bren as well as the men of the Greek company during in Africa
I painted also some Vickers teams and to prepare them I was inspired by the photos below
For the officers I decided to paint some of them as members of the 9th Australian HQ's
and to support the infantry I painted some churchill tanks too.
Maurizio is continuing with his Zombie project. At the beginning of January he completed some characters and a squad of regular troops to increase the range of his creations. Below a zombie jester tries to break the barriers ...
... Elvies Spresley that walks again
and some zombie policemen
Maurizio does not paint the miniatures only but he prepared all the building and the other scenographic elements too. Modifying a simple children's game he prepared scenario that seems a scene of "black hawk down"
and, with the same attention, he prepared some crashed vehicles to depict a barrier against the zombie hordes