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by Atheling
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Unarmoured Early Byzantine Skutatoi Close Ups of the Individual Bases
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: Unarmoured Early Byzantine Skutatoi Close Ups of the Individual Bases

Adam Hayes wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:08 pm
Beautiful brushwork!
Thanks Adam. They are such great sculpts to splash the old paint on :)
by Atheling
Sun Mar 28, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Early Byzantine Skutatoi- Different Colour Experiment
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Early Byzantine Skutatoi- Different Colour Experiment

Adam Hayes wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 8:17 pm
I like the colour scheme but I do have this image stuck in my head now... (sorry)
Image
:lol: :lol: :lol:

It takes all sorts Adam :wink: :lol:
by Atheling
Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Unarmoured Early Byzantine Skutatoi Close Ups of the Individual Bases
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Unarmoured Early Byzantine Skutatoi Close Ups of the Individual Bases

Just a very quick post to say that, as I promised in my last post of the Unarmoured Early Byzantine Skutatoi Unit Complete I managed to find some time to take some close ups of the bases. And why not? My preference for basing the miniatures in large units to have a degree of synergy and interaction ...
by Atheling
Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi Unit Complete! Page 14- UPDATE 26/03/2021
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Atheling's Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi Unit Complete! Page 14- UPDATE 26/03/2021

Another great unit Thanks Dave :) and I’m looking forward to seeing what you do with the cavalry. Me too! I'm trying desperately to save them as they will certainly be the most pleasurable to paint and will have the greatest visual impact..... though knowing me, not such an impact on the wargames t...
by Atheling
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi Unit Complete! Page 14- UPDATE 26/03/2021
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Atheling's Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi Unit Complete! Page 14- UPDATE 26/03/2021

Here's the latest unit finally complete- or nearly complete as I forgot to to matt the banner down prior to taking the pictures but I positively refuse to go back and retake the pictures now lol. I'll probably post some 360 degree images of the individual bases in a few days so the banner will be se...
by Atheling
Tue Mar 16, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Early Byzantine Skutatoi- Different Colour Experiment
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Re: Early Byzantine Skutatoi- Different Colour Experiment

obriendavid wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:03 pm
I like the colour scheme and it makes a change from the usual colours that you see.

Dave
Cheers Dave. I'm thinking of doing some in yellow and dare I say it? Red too!
by Atheling
Mon Mar 15, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Early Byzantine Skutatoi- Different Colour Experiment
Replies: 4
Views: 279

Early Byzantine Skutatoi- Different Colour Experiment

Just a quick post to keep things up to speed. I have been experimenting with different colour schemes for the tunics for the different Unarmoured Skutatoi Units that will be standing as the main battle line in the army along with their Armoured Comrades (in Shieldwall). I have avoided the temptation...
by Atheling
Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Early Byzantines Army- Units So Far- UPDATED 09/03/21
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Atheling's Early Byzantines Army- Units So Far- UPDATED 09/03/21

obriendavid wrote:
Fri Mar 12, 2021 3:08 pm
Wonderful collection Darrell!

Dave
Cheers Dave. They have been a lot of fun to paint. Even the hand painted banners .Though I did start to question my sanity :lol:
by Atheling
Fri Mar 12, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Early Byzantines Army- Units So Far- UPDATED 09/03/21
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Atheling's Early Byzantines Army- Units So Far- UPDATED 09/03/21

What with all the beautiful Aventine Miniatures Early Byzantine armies being posted and my lack of space to take large group shots whilst Covid is still causing mayhem I thought I'd post up a couple of pics of each unit I have completed thus far: Images galore of the Early Byzantines and the usual g...
by Atheling
Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Early Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi- 13/01/2021
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: Atheling's Early Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi- 13/01/2021

obriendavid wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:56 am
More lovely stuff Darrell, it’s going to be an amazing army when it’s finished.

Dave
Thanks Dave, very good of you to say so. The unit ought to be finished soon. The army, well.... who knows :lol:
by Atheling
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:35 am
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Early Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi- 13/01/2021
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Re: Atheling's Early Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi- 13/01/2021

Glorfindel wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 9:19 pm
Beautifully painted - lovely clean lines ! The colours and shield designs are excellent.


Phil
Thank you Phil for the kind words :)
by Atheling
Sun Feb 28, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Atheling's Early Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi- 13/01/2021
Replies: 4
Views: 410

Atheling's Early Byzantines- Unarmoured Skutatoi- 13/01/2021

The group of eight miniatures featured in this post were finished about a month ago and only over the last week did I find the stamina to get the varnishing process on the way! My usual method of brush on Humbrol Gloss, a week to let the gloss go off and then a couple of layers of Windsor and Newton...
by Atheling
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Shieldwall Markers Experiment!
Replies: 2
Views: 1339

Re: Shieldwall Markers Experiment!

I've been messing around trying to create convincing markers for my Anglo Danes for when they go into Shieldwall........ Great looking bases! That additional segment gets across the idea nicely. My only thought was, when would they not be in shieldwall? (Running away or marching onto the battlefiel...
by Atheling
Mon Jan 18, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: TYW Rules?
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

Re: TYW Rules?

Although written for the ECW I would imagine you could use Clarence’s rules for the TYW. I’ve been adapting them for the 16th century and had some great games with them. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2z9Y0PeMN7TMjVmOGU3NDItMmYzZC00Y2RiLTg1YjItNjRhNGQxNDRkZTlm/view?hl=en&fbclid=IwAR25soYcPKZA3S-...
by Atheling
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Ancients gaming
Topic: Early Unarmoured Byzantine Skutatoi
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Early Unarmoured Byzantine Skutatoi

https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ZTeLtQ7oRoI/X_7WnsjIONI/AAAAAAABFpQ/TzZim7BwuMMRj5a0RyzbYYgbqj-BYtVWACLcBGAsYHQ/s800/BYZANTINE%2BUNARMOURED%2B1A.JPG I have finished the brushwork and varnishing of the first eight miniatures, which amounts to one and a half ranks of four in the first Unarmoured Unit of E...