I was born in the year 2000, but it wasn’t until 2007 that I got my first miniature box (seven wasted years…), a starter set of Moria Goblins from Games Workshop LotR range which came with some paints and a brush appart from the models themselves. I must admit that I got seriously addicted. My father had been a hobbyist when he was younger, so he helped me assemble those little bits and tought me how to paint, and offered to start a shared army if I wanted. More attracted to Warhammer Fantasy than to LotR we started Lizardmen… And then a Chaos Warriors army, and then Dwarves. It wasn’t until a couple of years later that we started independent armies, I got some 40k Chaos Space Marines (which I still collect today) and he got some Vostroyan guardsmen. Those where my first years in the hobby, slowly learning new things and having lots of spare time.
However things have changed since then, I now not just assemble my own models, I sculpt them fully from scratch. My father left the hobby, but I kept on, thriving in the community of my local store in Madrid. I started more armies, Eldar Corsairs, Inquisition, Chaos Daemons, Skitarii, Officio Assassinorum… I even started some Kharadron Overlords and Moonclan Grots recently for Age of Sigmar! I played more oftenly too, to the point of winning a couple of local leagues and going to a tournament last year. The thing is that, even though I have less spare time every day because of my studies, the hobby is still a central part of my life, and one of the things that I most enjoy.
So it really was a no-brainer that, when I got pressed to decide what I wanted to do with my life after school ended, working on my models came up as one between many choices. I enjoy every aspect of the hobby, painting, modelling and gaming, but what I like the most, and I think that I’m better at it too, is sculpting. So I decided to get a taste of it and turn my ocasional painting something for a friend for some money into a bit more serious thing, and hence the blog. I wouldn’t call it a job, but something that I want to do while I study to gain experience, and some cash by the way.
Of course this site won’t be only dedicated to sculpting commissions, as I’ve said before I also like gaming and painting, so you’ll get a fair amount of those as well. I already have profiles on The Bolter and Chainsword and The Grand Alliance, just search for The Traitor there and you’ll find me, but I wanted to have a central place for everything, as well as being able to post other content here, as tactical reviews, or even other games related stuff, such as D&D. This will be basically my space for nerdy hobby stuff…
As my life goes on I hope to be able to update this, who knows what the future holds!