Thursday, March 28, 2013

6mm Triarii Progress, and Thanks Rev!

I've been chipping away at some of the 6mm Romans for Phil and hoping to make a major push on them over Easter. Here's the WIP on the triarii.

After washing with raw umber of over a white undercoat I painted them in the order of mail shirts - back of shields - spears - front of shields - flesh - helmets - plumes. With the camera zoom I can see dodgy paintwork I honestly can't detect asily while looking at the actual figures. All the colours are quite pale, and I'm thinking of giving them a wash with some diluted stain varnish to define some of the detail a little more.



I must say that I'm impressed by the detail, and by how easy it is really to whack some paint on them. I think they'll look ok. I don't want to be the subject of one of Phil's epic rants!

In other news, the figure I was kindly awarded by the Mad Padre, Mrs Padre and Stanley the Cat arrived safely, and it is a cracker. Thanks Rev!

7 comments:

  1. They look better than my 15mm ones just about ;-) Nice job

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  2. They look damn good to me Dux!

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  3. They are looking pretty good. I think another wash would be in order.

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  4. Stanley the Cat says glad you liked the mini. He keeps waiting for the postman and hoping for treats from downunder. Something about roo flavoured catfood?

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