As some of you who have followed my blamblings...you know, blog ramblings...m'eh, it was worth a shot...my chance to influence the English language...for worse. Anyhow, some of you may know, I have a bit of a love-fest for Khurasan Miniatures...they are great figures, amazing detail, they come to the door clean...super clean, and are a lot of fun to paint <insert shameless, cheesy advertising jingle>.
I really like them! A while back I ordered up a couple of packs of the Special Ops troops for modern, near-modern, ultra-modern, and sci-fi...these are such great figs they can fit so many different categories.
The real issue for me was to make sure I painted them as well as I could...after all, the website pics by Piers Brand set an incredibly high standard, so I wanted to do the figures some justice. The second issue was finding some great inspiration pics...thank you google...thanks to the airsoft forum, ctv news, and a few other places that I unfortunately cannot recall.
Because I had upwards of 20 figures to paint, I thought I'd try a few different schemes...in the end I copied some plain 'desert' uniforms, some Canadian Cadpat (desert and green), OCP, and a mix of many others.
At the moment, I still have to put the finishing touches on the bases, but I'm pretty happy with the results.
Feel free to offer any advice and comments...feedback is always appreciated. I hope you enjoy the inspirational pics.
First group, CSOR inspired, green cadpat with some other mixed pieces...
The inspiration...CSOR recruiting pic
Second group, mixed camouflage...
The inspiration...CSOR overseas
Third group...fairly plain jane type desert uniform...
The inspiration...JTF2 in Afghanistan at the beginning...
Final figure...my first attempt at OCP cam...very challenging...but worth the adventure
The Inspiration...CSOR troops on Parliament Hill last 9th of May for the Afghanistan Mission National Day of Honour...
I know I've missed a few of the troops due to my crappy picture taking, but I'll post a proper group photo when I'm completely done.