Paint The Target

Ah, another month scratched off, and we’re this much closer to National No Housework Day. Now, granted, I celebrate on a more frequent basis, but I understand that not everyone has to the freedom to do so. Instead, let’s take a look at what entrants painted for February’s target, which was twofold. Well, technically onefold, but dual in nature. February’s target was Two. Whether this meant painting paired models, models that were dual-wielding, or perhaps Pokemon #2 (seriously, no-one painted an Ivysaur?), its’ time to double up. Behold yon gallery of entries, and as usual, the new month’s target will be posted – along with February’s winner – at the end.

Prophaniti1978 painted a single model with two beings. Do you think the little dragon Shang gets upset with Kyria for wearing its grandmother’s skull as a pauldron? Okay, okay, it’s not a dragon skull, but what if it was….

I’m a sap for SeanP’s Farrow… get it? Cos they’re sappers? Hah! I kill me…

Ladies in red, are dancing with Seth… Of course one’s swinging a giant magical hammer and the other’s a smoker, so…

Wallorspin’s yellow Retribution continue. Elara and her Gorgon are also both dual wielding, so… bonus points!

49 dipped into the green paint this month, with Ronan and Drax both hitting the table for Crisis Protocol

Muscat got suckered in by the sudden popularity of the Emperor’s Spears, but I can’t deny they look good, with a dual-wielding sergeant qualifying them for this month’s target

BrokenChef dropped in a Keeper of Secrets with sword and whip. I’m ignoring the claws. They scare me. Imagine if you had to scratch your nose and used the wrong appendage…

Fiendil dropped in a pair of machine gun crews AND a pair of Cerastus Lancers. Double dipping seems appropriate this month

KrrNiGit’s Troggoth is a single model, but I’m told he’s so smart that he can actually count to two. For a troggoth, that’s great!

With Crisis Protocol models coming as two-packs, Lonelymonk opted to grab the only four-pack. He’s ambitious like that.

Yan Lo and the Soul Porter, because Lostie Ben is on a roll with his Ten Thunders

Miggy Sawdust went all in on Crisis Protocol this month. Daredevil? His billy club is dual-ended. Kingpin? Double-breasted suit. Punisher? Rifle and grenade. She-Hulk? Swinging a two-handed girder. Bullseye? Um… two… shoes?

NotThatOne sent his entry in late, but he sent in monks, and he knows I’m partial to the kickiness.

We round out the gallery with PeteF’s Elara, a fitting finale.

FEBRUARY WINNER!

In a world gone made, where evil triumphs and good shelters in poorly lit doorways from the weather, where cats and dogs cohabit without incident and people actually remove pineapple from their pizzas, a prize was won by… Wallorspin!

Usual drill, email me your mailing address and we’ll get something on the way to you next time we’re at the post office.

MARCH CHALLENGE!

I’m old enough to remember Tom Hanks in his earlier roles. One of them had a fortune-telling sideshow booth thingie that granted his wish to be big. Today I think I’m channeling that same turban-wearing, moustachio’d automaton. Your challenge for March is to look at all those models on standard “human” sized bases, shove ’em all aside, and break out larger figures. Ogres and Trolls, Giants and Owlbears, Tanks and Planes and Dreadnoughts and absurdly oversize kittens. Get Big.

Send in your pics of newly painted shinies to submissions@losthemisphere.com by Noon EST, March 28th. Deadline is deadline, people. Once more, one random participant will receive a little somethin’ somethin’ in the mail. You want somethin’? You gotta submit! Don’t forget to include your online handle! Oh, and if you can make the pics attachments to the emails rather than inline, that’d help me on the formatting end.