It’s funny that, even as I’d worn out on painting, I was still (some might say obsessively) amassing piles of old lead. My min shopping habits didn’t decrease at all, while I couldn’t find the motivation to raise a brush. But one can’t lurk on the Oldhammer forums and assorted blogs, without the painting bugs starting to bite.
As it happened it was my first ever 40K figure that got me to once again enter the fray. A Nurgle Renegade Marine I bought off ebay on a whim, just because the model was so full of character, I couldn’t resist. I decided to go really “old school” and paint the whole thing with enamels, picking up a small pack of Testors at the art supply store. It was partially nostalgia, partially a personal challenge. And I ended up quite pleased with the results.
I returned to acrylics, and fantasy, but stayed with Nurgle for my next few projects, which included painting up a set of old school Plaguebearers (a picture of which opened this series),