FEMbruary 2019 – some new Land Girls at work from Bad Squiddo – and a free guinea pig.
I bought my first Bad Squiddo figures from Annie Norman last year, some fine 28mm Land Girls at Rest, as part of the FEMbruary challenge 2018.
FEMbruary 2018 Bad Squiddo Land Girls at rest – work in progress on the glossy acrylic painting table last year.
This FEMbruary challenge 2019 I have chosen two packs of Bad Squiddo female figures:
Women of WW2 – Russian Soviet infantry command figures
Women of WW2 – Land Army Girls at work.
The quirky packing by Annie and team at Bad Squiddo: postcards, teabag and free guinea pig! Annie Norman has this whole thing about “peegs”.
Unusual and charming figures, these Land Girls will get the gloss acrylic Toy Soldier paintwork style
Close up of the Bad Squiddo WW2 Russian Women Command Group in 28mm.
As I don’t have any 28mm WW2 figures to game with, I will base these Bad Squiddo figures up individually but they will, for the time being, work as great little diorama vignettes.
? FEMbruary 2019
Once more, like 2018, fantasy gaming blogger
Leadballoony has set the FEMbruary 2019 challenge to paint some more believable female miniatures than the usual unbelievable chainmail bikini female fantasy (or male fantasy?) figures.
This year, matching book bloggers like
Cupcakes and Machetes, https://cupcakesandmachetes.wordpress.com I have chosen a book for FEMbruary as well, to match the Bad Squiddo female Russian figures.
The Unwomanly Face of War looks to be a fascinating and suitably challenging read for FEMbruary 2019.
FEMbruary 2018 recap
Last year I featured several of the female figures in my toy soldier collection
FEMbruary 2018 even extended to my Pound Store Plastic Warriors blog
And I marched on (with Marvin at the
Suburban Militarism blog pitching in) and on into March and International Women’s Day March 8th …
54mm Suffragette Conversions underway, including Airfix footballer FEMbruary / March 2018
Happy FEMbruary 2019 – It should be fun.
What might you do as your FEMbruary challenge?
Blogposted by Mark, Man of TIN on 31 January / 1st FEMbruary 2019.