Author Archives: Mark

From Futurism, we have an article on the latest theory about the EM drive. In short: the drive is not reaction-less, but emits photons. They’re not being detected because they’re coming out of the drive in pairs with opposing phases. … Continue reading

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Comic-Con 2016

So the good news is that we’re going to be at Comic-Con again this year. The bad news is that we didn’t get invited until the last minute, so are rushing to get things prepared. (The lateness of the invite … Continue reading

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State of the Purple Fuzzy Monster (May 2016)

As you might have noticed, my last post was in November of last year. For the last six months, I’ve been on Mandatory Fun Overtime for the Day Job. The good news (for me) is that they paid me for … Continue reading

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Workbench: a Xuvaxi Fleet

As you may have gathered from the last post, I made another order to Studio Bergstrom. For this post, the important parts of that order are more samples of the Xuvaxi, working my way through the smaller models that match … Continue reading

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On the Workbench: (Bergstrom) Terran Cruiser

So the holidays are coming up, and I’m starting to get swamped. I have a little free time this week, so I’m going to try to clear a couple of workbench posts out of the backlog. This one is a … Continue reading

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Painting an ORCDeF Cruiser

Someday I’ll learn: the most unassuming models usually end up being the best to paint. It was true of the Cold Navy models; I ended up liking the way the Mauridians painted up better than the Terrans, which was the … Continue reading

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Painting the Banshee

So, last time I painted the Adjudicator on the right. This time, it’s the Banshee. Yeah, I actually primed it white. As usual, click on the pictures for full-sized views.

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Tuned Mass Dampers

This week’s art for Aliens Built My Hot Rod. This one’s halfway between concept and going on the card, and Leanne’s.

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Foam Tires

As promised, a concept sketch from the artists’ meeting for Aliens Built My Hot Rod. (This one’s by Toby.)

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Painting the Adjudicator

I’ve got an old GW Orc fleet primed, and ready to be painted, but apparently I don’t like them. I painted my brand-new Adjudicator from Studio Bergstrom instead. It’s the one on the right in the picture. (As usual, click … Continue reading

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