Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Back to the Brushes 112

The start of a new fantasy warband based around clerics and paladin types. Figures from Citadel, Ral Partha, Reaper and Mirliton.

Ral Partha
Hoping to use these figures to show a bit of the painting style used. This will include painting flesh, fabric and metal, three key elements of both fantasy and historical miniatures. This warband will all be fantasy figures for a change.

First up, starting with a black undercoat, the flesh has been blocked in foundry Conker brown B then layered with Foundry Flesh A. The pictures are flooded with natural sun light so you may have difficulty in seeing the layers clearly.

Should point out that the undercoat is Humbrol Matt Black acrylic and is brushed on. Trying to limit the use of aerosols in hobby pursuits as well as everyday life.

Citadel and Mirliton
An old classic from Citadel with a left handed sculpt; they do exist!

The figures are hex based as they will possibly see use in roleplay as well as skirmish games.

The last figure is the long over due Curtgeld for last year's painting challenge. A Foundry figure with some reference below.

Below is an obvious source for the inspiration of the miniature and a good reference for colours. Not sure who the original was by. The differences are clear when both the miniature and the painting are studied at the same time.

More reference and inspiration with a painted version of the same figure below. Again not sure of the painter although they have done the miniature justice.

More to follow shortly.

Cheers for now


Michael Awdry said...

Some amazing looking miniatures, really love the look of the rat catcher.

Nate said...

Nice! Love some of the old figures mate, they look great.

tradgardmastare said...

Some great old figures and the ratcatcher looks great.

Christopher(aka Axebreaker) said...

Nice looking older generation figures.


roma912 said...

Thanks Michael. I am looking to paint characters just now.


roma912 said...

In my opinion the older figures are from the pinacle of Citadel's production, now sadly lost.

Cheers, Ross

roma912 said...

There is something about the rat catcher that draws you in.

Thanks, Ross

roma912 said...

Thanks Christopher

Hendrid said...

Some classic figures in that bunch, not sure I like Christopher's 'older generation' figures. Classic is much more kind don't you think :-)