Category: capital palette

  • The Long Walk to Capital Palette Pt. 2: A Revival and my Nova Experience

    The Long Walk to Capital Palette Pt. 2: A Revival and my Nova Experience

    It has been a hot minute since I have written my last post here but rest assured that I am still alive and kicking. My last post here was about my plans and ambitions for the Capital Palette contest at the Nova Open and suffice to say I didn’t quite achieve what I set out […]

  • The Long Walk to Capital Palette Pt. 1: Research and Development

    The Long Walk to Capital Palette Pt. 1: Research and Development

    It’s a new year and as is customary for all minipainters on Instagram I hopped on the yearly bandwagon and made a collage post showing some of best pieces I did in 2021. After doing said bandwagon post I became aware of something almost immediately; everything I did in 2021 was a commission to paint […]

  • Road to Capital Palette Pt. 5: Journey’s End

    Road to Capital Palette Pt. 5: Journey’s End

    It’s been quite a year so this post is gonna be lengthy, so grab a drink and strap in for this one. As i’m writing this it hasn’t even been a week since I came home from the Nova Open and participated in the Capital Palette and boy was it a roller coaster of emotions. […]

  • Road to Capital Palette Pt. 4: Smooth Buttery Blends

    Road to Capital Palette Pt. 4: Smooth Buttery Blends

    I’m writing this after Nova and the Capital Palette had already ended but I’m pretty sure it would feel weird to just jump from base coats to a finished project in this series, so I’ll keep this brief The majority of my time was spent blending the blue on the armor. I had already put […]

  • Road to Capital Palette Pt. 3: All your Base Coats

    Road to Capital Palette     Pt. 3: All your Base Coats

    So apparently monthly blog posts seem to be more my speed especially considering my ever changing schedule. Regardless, at the time of writing this Nova is only 13 days away for me and I’ve done quite a bit of experimentation and actual work on my piece. However, I don’t want to skip parts of the […]

  • Road To Capital Palette: Pt.2 Prep and Planning

    Road To Capital Palette: Pt.2 Prep and Planning

    Now that I have my mini, I’m ready to clean her up and slap some paint on….if only it was that simple. I’m well aware of my shortcomings as a minipainter; I would put myself at an intermediate level of painting skill, and that’s being a bit generous. So before I go messing up this […]

  • Road To Capital Palette: Pt.1 Choosing my Entry

    Road To Capital Palette: Pt.1 Choosing my Entry

    With most of my army painted I have now transitioned to basically full competition painting mode. However, having never painted for a competition before I knew I couldn’t just wing it the way I have been with the minis I painted for army; I needed to have a plan. And one of the first things […]