|The Exhibition is now open, What we've been working on the last 2 months. After hundreds of hours of painting and hundreds of dollars of paint later finally get to show off the diorama|
|The field of Dead, Photo http://www.acpalmer.com/.|
You can check out some of the first pictures allowed online here taken by Roly...
|What my painting tray looked like for 2 months, Turks go in, Turks go out, Anzacs go in, Anzacs go out.|
|Painting ad nauseum tempered by Firefly|
FIRST PAINTING BATTLESTATION "Calm before the Storm"
|Turks and Anzacs in Various stages of Painting, this was our first painting battlestation.|
|Bala (Bruce) painting away|
|Dave "you guys suckered me in again"|
|My friend Timon who could have painted his own figures but decided to get stuck in anyway.|
|Roly, the Diorama Project official scribe, Check it his wonderful effort here|
|one week left to go and she goes in head first, boots and all and whatnot.|
|Yours truly, happy as a pig in mud.|
SECOND PAINTING BATTLESTATION "OMG OMG OMG"
|Second battlestation at the Campbell household standardising and repainting figures, mostly Auckland mounted rifles.|
|Assembling the rest of Machine guns and repainting them. I ended up doing an additional 10 pairs of crew, 3 of which were Perry Greens sculpted the previous night.|
THIRD PAINTING BATTLESTATION "The Last Push"
|3rd painting Battlestation "The Last Push", the very last repainted miniatures 120+.|
|The Last Push, Ashley painting the last of the Turkish Officers.|
|The Last Push, Bruce working meticulously.|
|Evelyn painting away.|
|Fern "the painting Machine"|
|Us going Crazy from painting (or from the primer fumes)|
The benefits for giving up one's time and volunteering
|Meeting my favourite Sculptors from when I was a boy.|
|Getting to meet Peter Jackson|
|TV, what's TV?|
|Being on National TV and gettinng my name spelt correctly.|
|...and getting some local Ink.|
|And to end it all a sneaky picture taken by the wife late at night in bed.|