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Offline Prof.Witchheimer

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Ancients Painting Club (completed)
« on: May 23, 2013, 02:29:01 PM »
Welcome to the Ancients Painting Club (APC)!

Well, today we're going to try something new. I’m on vacation this week, so it looks like I just have too much time right now, but never mind. While painting up a few Romans the other day I was pondering how to post them to the forum. Starting a thread for the odd 2 or 3 figures doesn't make that much sense to me. But then I hit upon the idea of doing a common thread on the Ancients board!

It's actually quite simple: this thread is about painting a 100 miniatures. Ancients stuff only, of course. Every member of this forum is invited to post photos of his/her painted miniatures here. As soon as we'll surpass that “a hundred" limit, the game's over, we will celebrate, sing and dance and all that.

Some simple rules for this:
•   Like said, it’s about painting miniatures which cover the Ancients period. Also mythological stuff like the Argonauts or similar topics are allowed.
•   You may post only one miniature each day. And only one, not a few or a lot. We don’t want to get to "game over" too soon. (That said, several shots from different angles are acceptable, of course.)
•   Once entered, you don’t have to post every day. It’s perfectly sufficient to post just one single miniature at all in order to take part in the game and to become a member of our shiny Ancients Painting Club.
•   This is not about showing your collection of already painted stuff, so please do post only newly painted miniatures. We’re not in a hurry, so take your time.
•   If you want to present miniatures which are to be based in groups, it's fine to post them one by one without a finished base. A concluding picture of the final result would be nice, though.

And that’s all, now get painting!



The Illustrious Members of the APC:

Admiral Benbow
airbornegrove26
Blackwolf
Bugsda
Captain Blood
einarolafson
eluczaj
Figouze
gamer Mac
Hammers
imurdentist
jimbibbly
Kugelfang
LeadAsbestos
Lt. Hazel
Mad Doc Morris
Michi
moiterei_1984
myincubliss
OLeary
orctrader
Plynkes
Prof.Witchheimer
Ragnar
redzed
sebastosfig
Svennn
syrinx0
Turbo-Ben


See all the entries in the
Ancients Painting Club – Hall of Fame



« Last Edit: April 09, 2015, 04:54:40 PM by Mad Doc Morris »

Offline Prof.Witchheimer

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2013, 02:31:10 PM »
And here comes my first entry, it just had to be one of the figures from one of my favorite ranges – Foundry Caesarian Romans made by Mark Copplestone.  It’s a Roman tribune - Tribunus militum. For some reason he reminds me of these Asterix Romans :)

Entry Nr. 1 (Roman Tribune)





And now I have to varnish my tomorrow's entry!
« Last Edit: May 23, 2013, 03:05:35 PM by Prof.Witchheimer »

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2013, 02:32:26 PM »
Tempting!

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2013, 02:42:42 PM »
I'm in  :D

A very good reason to get our gladiator project going. I won't post him for a few days yet. He's not quite finished.

cheers

James

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2013, 02:46:16 PM »
I'm in  :D

A very good reason to get our gladiator project going. I won't post him for a few days yet. He's not quite finished.

cheers

James

Here, here, I had just put the gladiators on the back burner in favour of Robin Hood. So will drag them out of the box again lol
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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #5 on: May 23, 2013, 03:06:30 PM »
Looking forward to your gladiators, lads :)

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2013, 04:19:42 PM »
Great idea Alex  :)

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2013, 07:04:42 PM »
I'm in too.
I have some Romans to paint, as a practice in 28mm
too many periods and games: Antiquity, fantasy, WW2, zombies, and VSF....

my blog : http://backtotheminis.blogspot.com

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2013, 07:32:37 PM »
Ah, there it is! 8)
Hopefully there's a lot of eye candy to come. Unfortunately (if just for myself), I won't be able to participate for the time being. But good luck and thanks in advance to every participant!
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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2013, 08:12:07 PM »
In case that an Imperial Roman legionaire is considered "ancient" rather than "modern", I have a successful experiment to contribute. I need confirmation before I show him though...

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2013, 09:03:42 PM »
OK here´s my entry. A little conversion of a Saxon Spearman, from Musketeer Miniatures. This one represents a gallic merchant, a roman merchant and some other civillians are on my bench too. May be they will appear here in the very near future...

Entry Nr. 2 (Gallic Merchant)

« Last Edit: February 02, 2018, 05:33:37 PM by Mad Doc Morris »

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2013, 09:07:07 PM »
Wow! That's bold Jan  :)

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #12 on: May 23, 2013, 09:07:25 PM »
yeah, the first follower :) a lovely figure and nicely painted, Jan!

I've added the number of the entry to your post, we really should count them.

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #13 on: May 23, 2013, 09:11:21 PM »
Thanks! Alex, you are absolutly right, we have to count them! I resized the pic, looks better now. I took the pic with my iPhone, the next one, when my cam is back, will be better.

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Re: Ancients Painting Club - 100 miniatures - Common Project
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2013, 09:58:48 PM »
This idea of our admired prof. left me totally excited until I got home. I knew I had some Romans in the attic and couldn´t await to unpack them. I did immediately and set myself the goal to paint one tonight. I never did speedpainting before and it usually takes me hours to paint a single miniature. Due to that I had never started to paint an army, yet not a legion (although all the models are there for fifteen or so years now). A big thank you goes to Alex who made me paint the first of many within an hour.  :o
I never thought that was posible for me, but here he is - painted, based and varnished:

Entry Nr. 3 (Roman Legionary)





 

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