Great looking fellows. Here is a link to a re-enactment group I used to be in (helped start it up in fact). Some great source material for upper class Saxonshttp://www.wulfheodenas.com/
Some great shield designs there. Very nice.
Great stuff mate - I like what you did with the basing this time too. Looks like your went the extra mile there and it looks awesome
Those look fantastic. The leader, especially, is just brilliant.
Great work Dux, I'm starting a Saxon project myself so I'm always keen to see what others are doing particularly since I know sweet FA about the period. Doing Impetus as well, love the rules, and time to try my hand at SAGA. Once again very nicely done.
They look fantastic, love the shields and faces especially!
Awesome! Really like the guy leading the boys! Fantastic shield work too!
Excellent work Dux! Very impressed with the freehand shield designs.I'm just getting into the Anglo-Saxons myself - recently got a bunch of GB metals. Do you think these early Saxons of yours could work for the later periods too, like Alfred the Great era?Cheers,John.
Thanks Sarge! Depends how fussy you are, but I wouldn't use them for later Saxons. The general wisdom seems to be that shields were larger by the 9th century, and I'd be arranging the figures into a denser shieldwall. They would be much more Christianised as well, so more crosses on shields rather than ravens.
Just bought the rules for Dux Bellorum. Looking forward to reading them and starting a Romano British force. Your figures are very nice. Well painted shields make the whole unit pop.
Lovely brushwork Dux!
Looking very smart Alan... in a hairy barbarian kind of way.
Really nice. Fantastic work on the shields.cheers
They look fantastic! Lovely job.