Painted the Summoner

So tonight I painted the summoner. It was a relatively quick paint job. Begining to end less than 45 minutes, including the setup time for the paints, water and, palette. In this figurine I used lots of washes, and wet blending. It was also a trial for the object source lightning (OSL) as the staff... Continue Reading →

My Trials with Danish

I have been taking Danish lessons for almost two years now. I turn on the Danish news every once in a while to see what I understand, as my Czech friends would put it "Rozumim hovno". "Alright" I say to myself, "no worries, you will understand it some day." No need to freak out, learning... Continue Reading →

Improved Wet Palette and Quartermaster

Last night I painted the Quartermaster from Gloomhaven. After seeing the benefits of the wet palette, I wasn't going back. So I went out and bought some white Swedish sponge (Those cleaning cloths made of cellulose fiber). I used this instead of the paper towels I used last time. I must say this wasn't a... Continue Reading →

Made a Wet Palette and Painted Doomstalker

Last night I painted Doomstalker from Gloomhaven. It seems like it will take a while to get throught Gloomhaven minis... After a few false starts with trying to use glazes to bring out the zenithal highlighting, I said fuck it and did the classic, base layer, shade, highlight triumvirate. I am reasonably satisfied with how... Continue Reading →

Making A Glow In The Dark Poster

In 2013 for a brief moment in time you could purchase Clinton Reno's "I Want You To Hit Me As Hard As You Can". It went on sale for $30 and was sold out the same day. According to this Reddit post only 40 were ever made. The poster became a sort of obsession for... Continue Reading →

Poor Man’s Ambient Lightning Made Easy

I have always liked how Philips Ambilight looked but didn't want to replace my carefully selected gaming monitor just yet. The other after market solutions were too expensive and too clunky (a camera pointed at the screen? really?). Last time I checked (back in USA) there wasn't a good solution for this. A week ago,... Continue Reading →

New Domain –

When I started with İrfan's Adventures, I wanted to use it as a signal in the job market. was just the right amount of boring for that. Now that I no longer care about professional signals, perhaps it's time to turn the blog into something more fun. should do it. Sing it to... Continue Reading →

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