Sunday, 9 November 2014

Mirliton 28 mm Late Medievals - James Roach

Professional painter James Roach has posted two new photos of his work on ME019F (Late Medieval / Fantasy Warriors Humans) illustrating how to turn lead into gold. First the lead:

Then the gold:

A master at work.

If you'd to see more Renaissance artwork visit the Pike & Plunder blog or many more historical periods visit James' Olicanalad Games blog.

Friday, 26 September 2014

15 mm Corvus Belli Numidians - Daggerandbrush

Chris over at daggerandbrush is working on a Field of Glory army based on Hannibal's army in Spain. He's using a mixture of Corvus Belli and Xyston figures. He recently posted some pictures of his latest work featuring Numidian light horse:

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Be sure to click on the above to see a larger image.

In addition to sharing some excellent brush and ground work he also provided a brief historical overview, a review of the figures and an excellent close up of the hand painted shield patterns which make it very easy to try the technique for yourself:

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

18 mm Vexillia Napoleonic Ottoman Janissaries

I've been painting more samples figures for my 18 mm Napoleonic Ottoman range and rephotographing the ones I finished last month. Here's the results and don't forget to click for larger photos:

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Although intended for the late 18th century onwards the unchanging nature of the Janissary dress uniforms means they can be used all the way back to the very late 15th century: especially if you don't get too hung up about the firearm.

If you are tempted here's a link.