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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

WIP: Sarmatian "Other Cavalry" #04

Got the following done on my "other cavalry" this evening:


  • riders cloaks
  • wood colour for the spears that 16 have in hand
  • dark wood colour for the bows that 32 have in hand, and the 16 with spears have in bow cases


Painting plan for next few days:

Wednesday: belts; flesh; bowcases & quivers; sword scabbards

Thursday: saddle cloths; horse tack decorations; horse plumes; metallic details; gloss varnish coat

Friday morning: Klear/brown ink wash
Friday evening - glue to bases and add texture mix

Whether I'll manage to keep to that schedule is another matter. I expect that I'll need to add in a "touching up" stage for Thursday or Friday.

And now for the pics I took after last night:




3 comments:

  1. its really interesting to see other peoples painting routine, I personally start with skin, then clothing, weapons, hair then headgear, bases come last, good work on these so far.

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  2. Your army is really taking shape. And BTW, did you read Tim was playing another Chinese army?

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  3. @Dan - I've definitely gone a**e-about-face with these ones. Should have started with the riders, not the horses. I actually find it easier to start with the main block colours before doing flesh etc as they are quicker and easier to touch up.

    @Seb - I certainly did see that. Quite an interesting selection for our first round group - classical Indian, 2 Chinese and steppes.

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