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Title: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on August 21, 2020, 08:52:17 PM
Hello All,

I've been painting miniatures for years but have only started posting pictures of some recently on the super Wargaming in Middle Earth group on Facebook.

I thought I'd put a few on here too, as my first outting on LAF.

I'd been looking for figures that caught some of my mental images of Tolkien's world for a long time. There were the odd metal figures that were perfect, like Mark Copplestone's wonderful Wizard. Then along came the Oathmark and Warlord plastic goblins, and the fantastic Victrix Dark Age plastics. And 5 months of lockdown. So I got busy chopping, glueing and painting.

Here's a representative sample: that Copplestone wizard; a Reaper ogre doubling as a troll with some Oathmark/Warlord goblins with a variety of additions; Victrix Dark Age plastics turned into Rohirrim; and Victrix Gallic Warriors turned into Dunlendings.

The main influences are fairly clear I suspect - Angus McBride and Victor Ambrus.

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Post by: Pattus Magnus on August 21, 2020, 09:01:43 PM
Those are all very well done, I really like your take on LotR and choice of models! I havenít been a fan of the Warlord orcs, but I like how you (and some other recent posts by others) have mixed the pieces with Oathmark and historical plastics. I might have to give it a try myself! Thanks for posting your work, Iím looking forward to seeing more!
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Post by: OSHIROmodels on August 21, 2020, 09:07:24 PM
They look great  8)
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Post by: Roo on August 21, 2020, 09:14:17 PM
Lovely work.  To my mind Tolkien would recognise his creations in 28mm...keep them coming.  Along with the other LAF threads much to admire and be inpired by.
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Post by: Hobgoblin on August 21, 2020, 11:34:09 PM
Great stuff!

I really like that orc with the halberd in particular - and those Dunlendings look fantastic!
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Post by: LouieN on August 22, 2020, 12:45:12 AM
Love the Rohan.  All are good. 
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Post by: Rick W. on August 22, 2020, 04:06:57 AM
Great vision, great execution. I particularly like your take on the Dunlendings.
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Post by: James Morris on August 22, 2020, 08:31:14 AM
Great to see these guys on LAF too!  I particularly like your repurposed Victrix minis.
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Post by: Ogrob on August 22, 2020, 08:45:07 AM
Welcome to the forum! Great work on all these guys.
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Post by: AKULA on August 22, 2020, 09:56:12 AM
Great job on the figures

Welcome to LAF

 :)
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Post by: tin shed gamer on August 22, 2020, 11:01:13 AM
A lovely introduction. I look forward to seeing more.

Mark.
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Post by: Spinal Tap on August 22, 2020, 06:35:49 PM
They really capture the feel of LOTR.

As others have said please keep coming and post more pics.
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Post by: PaulRPetri on August 22, 2020, 07:23:41 PM
Excellent work!! The orcs look just how I think of them.
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on August 23, 2020, 08:45:19 AM
Thanks for the kind words folks.

Next then, some elves. Noldor and Nandor, made principally from Victrix Dark Age plastics, with a few additions from Perry and GW. All very much inspired by Victor Ambrus's illustrations in the "Tolkien Bestiary".
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Post by: Elk101 on August 23, 2020, 09:02:30 AM
Great work on these. Your painting style works very well for the LotR setting, I like it very much.
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Post by: Rick W. on August 23, 2020, 09:56:50 AM
Yeah, I love these. Brilliant work.
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Post by: Roo on August 23, 2020, 12:09:47 PM
Wow absolutely fantastic...bookmarked...I shall pour a wee dram and sit back to enjoy the development of this wonderful thread!

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Post by: Neldoreth on August 23, 2020, 01:25:14 PM
I really like the early Medieval character of these figures. Really inspiring stuff!

n
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Post by: Swordisdrawn on August 23, 2020, 01:32:16 PM
Excellent work. I've always struggled with my colour palettes for middle earth but you have hit them bang on!
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on August 25, 2020, 03:47:54 PM
Thanks very much for all the kind words, people.

Here as a stark contrast to the last post's elves, here's some of the servants of evil.

The trolls are Reaper ogres - both obviously inspired by Angus McBride's pictures for MERP, especially the cover of the "Cardolan" campaign  module.

Continuing the McBride theme, the orcs are principally Oathmark plastics with Warlord heads and Victrix shields. For a bit of variety, some have Warlord heads with Perry or Victrix helmets. There are a few Perry or GB arms in the mix as well. The smaller ones are Mantic goblins with Oathmark heads and arms.

The Uruks were a bit of an afterthought really, using spare Warlord bodies and a selection of random Gripping Beast heads. I made the Isengarders more uniform and armed as per the books with short swords. Although they're not quite as I imagine them, they're close enough for now. The Mordor lot are a bit more individual - as if they got the best kit out of a general pile. Maddeningly, the Warlord figures are bootless. Sculpting greenstuff boots is a frustrating experience - it can lead to a lot of orcs looking like they are wearing the sort of thermal slippers popular with British grandparents in the 1980s.

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Post by: March Hare on August 25, 2020, 04:30:08 PM
Very nice. Can't wait to see more.
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Post by: Hobgoblin on August 25, 2020, 04:43:00 PM
Those look amazing - really quite a chilling sight!

I've done the same thing with the Mantic goblin bodies - it rehabilitates those awful models quite a bit!
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on August 25, 2020, 08:18:00 PM
Those look amazing - really quite a chilling sight!

I've done the same thing with the Mantic goblin bodies - it rehabilitates those awful models quite a bit!

Thanks! Yes, the Mantic figures aren't the best are they. But they do make respectable smaller orcs. Like the Warlord orcs really, ropey sculpts that you can use to make other stuff out of.
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Post by: hubbabubba on August 25, 2020, 09:01:00 PM
Excellent. I like your orcs a lot.
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Post by: peleset on August 26, 2020, 06:39:32 AM
This is exactly why I come to the LAF, for the Orcs.
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Post by: James Morris on August 28, 2020, 09:37:43 PM
Magic.  These are wonderful - very sinister and Tolkienesque. Can I ask what the skin colour is on the orcs?
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on August 29, 2020, 08:04:38 AM
Magic.  These are wonderful - very sinister and Tolkienesque. Can I ask what the skin colour is on the orcs?

Thanks James.

I use GW's Stormvermin Fur for the skin, with varying amounts of black or white/bone to darken/lighten. I've worked on the principle the smaller the orc, the lighter the skin. I know the world is divided into those who think orcs are brown or black-skinned. I think Stormvermin Fur allows you to say your orcs are a sallow sort of black-skinned, which is how I imagine them.

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Post by: Ingarsby73 on August 31, 2020, 02:38:01 PM
The evolution of Turin and Beleg.

After converting a lot of Oathmark and Warlord plastic goblins into how I imagined orcs, I wanted a change. What better than a couple of legendary heroes?

About the only things I was clear about were the helmet I wanted Turin to wear, that he needed a big sword, and that Beleg had to be holding a bow. Turin goes through lots of phases in the tale, and so the image I had of him in my mind's eye is probably a composite. Either that or it's entirely based on the cover of "The Children of Hurin". I experimented a bit with how I wanted Beleg to look. He started out with Oathmark arms and head. But in the end decided he should be like one of Victor Ambrus's elves to keep in tune with the Noldor and Nandor I'd made. So the arms and head changed over time, and Oathmark was replaced by Perry arms and a Victrix head.

As usual, they are a mix of Victrix Dark Age plastics, Oathmark, Perry and Gripping Beast.
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Post by: Roo on August 31, 2020, 04:04:37 PM
Legendary in every sense!  Keep them coming👏
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Post by: LouieN on August 31, 2020, 05:51:04 PM
wonderful looking figures
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Post by: Pattus Magnus on August 31, 2020, 05:54:07 PM
Those are excellent! I think you made the right choice of arms for Beleg, the initial ones looked good too, but were a little bit static. Iím looking forward to seeing what you create next!
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Post by: majorsmith on August 31, 2020, 06:39:03 PM
Great thread! Some fantastic figures
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Post by: Mr.J on September 01, 2020, 11:35:17 AM
Brill, saw these on Facebook and happy to see you on here too.
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on September 06, 2020, 01:54:33 PM
I'm glad Turin and Beleg met with general approval.

Next, Woses.

These four were made primarily from Frostgrave Tribals with greenstuff additions. Some of the heads are Victrix Libyan skirmishers, with braids from some Victrix Vikings.

They are shorter and squatter than the Victrix Dark Age figures I have used for Rohirrim and Dunlendings, and about the same size as Oathmark goblins.
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Pattus Magnus on September 06, 2020, 02:24:40 PM
Wow, great work, those look very close to how I imagine the Woses when I read the books! Thatís excellent kit bashing and painting.
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Post by: Rick W. on September 06, 2020, 07:36:16 PM
Brilliant work!
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Post by: Bearwoodman on September 06, 2020, 08:40:52 PM
I am enjoying this thread! Great work and I particularly like the green stuff bellies!
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Post by: Roo on September 06, 2020, 09:13:08 PM
Unusual troop choice, again excellent.  This thread continues to deliver and inspire.
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Post by: Elk101 on September 06, 2020, 09:18:14 PM
Very nice job on those Woses.
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Post by: Blackwolf on September 06, 2020, 11:01:20 PM
Superb  :-*
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on September 07, 2020, 02:28:52 PM
Thanks everyone for the comments! Much appreciated.

The Woses project left me with some Frostgrave Tribals spares. Among them were some heads. I decided to combine them with some Victrix Saxon helmets to see how they'd work for half-orcs. I used some random armoured bodies I had lying around - Fireforge Russians I think. They're not a patch on Victrix but they have a look that is in keeping with my image of Saruman's armoured shock-troops. I may end up grafting the heads onto other bodies if Victrix give me something more apposite. The long-awaited Normans, maybe.
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Post by: Melnibonean on September 07, 2020, 10:48:33 PM
Great work on the woses. They came out looking really nice.
I like your half-orcs too. They look like real ruffians.
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Post by: Blackwolf on September 07, 2020, 11:13:47 PM
Those new half orcs are great,remind me of the old Minifigs White Hand orcs :)
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Post by: trev on September 09, 2020, 10:37:10 AM
Excellent work!  Love the Woses but they all are great.  They're Angus McBride paintings in miniatures.

Thanks for posting the pictures here.  I saw some of these on FB briefly before they banned me.
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on September 27, 2020, 08:32:37 AM
I'm a big fan of Father Ted. In tribute to his 3 Ages of Elvis, here's my 3 Ages of Gandalf. Or something along those lines.

The brilliant Copplestone Castings wizard on the left, my favourite GW version of him in the middle, and another Copplestone sculpt on the right. Only the middle one is an official Gandalf, but the other two are so plainly him.

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Post by: Belisarius on September 27, 2020, 09:34:26 AM
The Gandalfís are superb. To differentiate them , maybe a white one ?
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Post by: Sir Barnaby Hammond-Rye on September 27, 2020, 12:42:22 PM
Your Uruks are spot on!  :-*
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Post by: joe5mc on September 28, 2020, 07:04:19 PM
Loving this thread, keep the photos coming!
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Post by: Plynkes on September 28, 2020, 07:53:25 PM
Loving those Druedain. I was always interested in those guys after their brief appearance in the book, and wished we had more of their stories.

May I suggest that you obtain 'Never Mind the Billhooks' as a rule set to use with them. It's all the rage right now, and it is designed for gaming the Wars of the Woses, after all.


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Post by: tin shed gamer on September 30, 2020, 12:26:03 PM
Very enjoyable watching this project progress. It's one of the threads that keeps me trying for more painting time(I'm not winning )
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Post by: FreakyFenton on September 30, 2020, 01:22:24 PM
Very enjoyable watching this project progress. It's one of the threads that keeps me trying for more painting time(I'm not winning )

+1
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Post by: Gangleri on September 30, 2020, 11:29:21 PM
I love the half-orcs.  Great contrast of the pale skin with the dark gear.   And while I don't think the GB plastics have particularly good posing, it seems to fit the 'not quite normal' image of the half-breeds.
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on October 01, 2020, 08:51:50 AM
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"May I suggest that you obtain 'Never Mind the Billhooks' as a rule set to use with them. It's all the rage right now, and it is designed for gaming the Wars of the Woses, after all."
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A pun that is so awful, I might just have to buy it!

Thanks again for the comments everyone. I think it's going to be hobbits next, or possibly some very old GW figures, or Turin's outlaw companions. Or all of the above.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on October 03, 2020, 08:43:20 AM
Oops. Duplicate post...
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on October 03, 2020, 08:44:39 AM
Turin's outlaw companions. All Victrix plastics with some GW and Perry bow hands and arms added into the mix. I wanted to have them able to double up as Nottingham's (or some would suggest South Yorkshire's) finest!
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Post by: AKULA on October 03, 2020, 08:47:58 AM
Lovely choice of palette for those outlaws  :)
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Post by: Ogrob on October 03, 2020, 09:18:32 AM
They look great! Perry bow arms work an anything, don't they? :D
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on October 03, 2020, 09:44:50 AM
They look great! Perry bow arms work an anything, don't they? :D

That they do. Some of their WOTR helmets and more unpleasant-looking HYW weapons were invaluable for orcs too.
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Post by: Plynkes on October 03, 2020, 10:08:21 AM
Fabulous! Just like the Woses, I always had a soft spot for Turin's story.

A few years ago a friend of mine bought me 'The Children of Hurin.' I didn't expect to enjoy it, as I gave up on those 'fragments JRR wrote on a restaurant bill' books years and years ago. They just aren't for me. But that one is different, it's like a proper story and everyting. My god, is it bleak and depressing, but it was so nice to have a new trip into Middle Earth after so many years, I gobbled it up.

I'm full of admiration for these, so atmospheric. I love your style and skill.

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Post by: Rick W. on October 03, 2020, 02:59:51 PM
Loviní those outlaws... very inspirational!
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Post by: March Hare on October 03, 2020, 06:37:29 PM
Middle earth done right. Would love to see some battle pics.
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Post by: Jagannath on October 07, 2020, 08:47:30 AM
What a great thread, some lovely inspiration here - really like your takes.
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Post by: Swordisdrawn on October 07, 2020, 06:34:50 PM
Excellent painting. The concept and palettes used are spot on. The half orcs are brilliant.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on October 16, 2020, 12:13:24 PM
Thanks again for the comments!

My chopping up of plastics is temporarily on hold pending the arrival of some Victrix Dacians. I want to use them to make some Easterlings, and by mixing them with some German and Viking bits to see if I can get to some Angmarim.

In the meantime though, some more metals: hobbits from Mark Copplestone, both Grenadier and North Star.

I think they're the best generic ones there are. There's a bit of scale variation, but hobbits are meant to vary in height. I'd really like it if there were a few more that could pass as shirriffs, and some village or traveling adventurer types, but they are both great ranges and combine together perfectly.
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Post by: Little Odo on October 16, 2020, 03:50:23 PM
They look mighty fine to me. Their heights were not noticeable until you mentioned it and even then hardly noticeable anyway. The paint jobs are very good too - very "earthy" as a good hobbit should look - and it ties the two ranges together. I must admit, that on first glance, I thought they were official GW LotR conversions. Great job!
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Post by: darthfozzywig on October 16, 2020, 06:22:48 PM
Great work on these. Great idea for the Noldor.
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Post by: Rick W. on October 16, 2020, 07:24:01 PM
Great job once again, I love them.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on November 21, 2020, 02:41:42 PM
I got myself a sprue of the Victrix armoured Dacians because I thought they'd potentially provide a base for a variety of ME figures.

Here's one as a Deadman of Dunharrow. Dacian body, Gallic head and arms, metal GB shield.
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Post by: Ogrob on November 21, 2020, 02:43:50 PM
Looks great!
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on November 28, 2020, 08:33:22 PM
Looks great!

Thanks Ogrob.

Following on from the Deadman of Dunharrow, here's a few more examples of Victrix conversions.

First, a selection - Rohan, Dunharrow, Harad and Angmar. Second, some Angmarim/generic bad guys - one of whom is perhaps more Hyperborea than Middle-Earth. Third, Rohan.

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Post by: Captain Blood on November 28, 2020, 09:10:02 PM
Very much enjoying these. Great kitbashing, and feeling much truer to Tolkien than most of what you see billed as Middle Earth.
When the Victrix Normans arrive, I shall be doing a few for Gondor and Rohan, to fight my orcs (which I really must get back to!)
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Post by: Blackwolf on November 28, 2020, 09:12:48 PM
These are brilliant  :-* :-* :-*
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Post by: Roo on November 28, 2020, 09:28:09 PM
Splendid!
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Post by: Rick W. on November 29, 2020, 03:18:05 AM
I love your work, both the kitbashing and painting. Very inspirational.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on November 30, 2020, 05:40:57 PM
I love your work, both the kitbashing and painting. Very inspirational.

Splendid!

These are brilliant  :-* :-* :-*

Very much enjoying these. Great kitbashing, and feeling much truer to Tolkien than most of what you see billed as Middle Earth.
When the Victrix Normans arrive, I shall be doing a few for Gondor and Rohan, to fight my orcs (which I really must get back to!)

Thanks all! Much appreciated.

I really need to sort out my photo quality. Using one of my kids' phones is a bit hit and miss.

I'm adding a few more orcs to the hordette, and am working on expanding the Angmarim, so I expect they'll be the next ones that appear here.

I've been a fan of Angmar since I first saw the name on the fold-out map in my first copy of the LOTR - "Here was of old the witch realm of Angmar". I've carried on the mix of Victrix Viking bodies and Ancient German and Gallic heads, with monteforino-type helmets. I think that makes them look like a vaguely uniform group of mixed origins - Northman, Hillman and Dunnish. Good for a group of local tribesmen and mercenaries drawn to the service of the Witch King.
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Post by: Wellington on November 30, 2020, 06:16:01 PM
Great work, thats like ME stuff should look like!
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Post by: Neunfinger on November 30, 2020, 06:58:16 PM
Your kitbashing is truly inspiring. I love what you've done with the Victrix-sprues.
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Post by: majorsmith on December 01, 2020, 06:59:01 AM
Amazing stuff! I love that harad soldier absolutely fantastic
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Post by: metalface13 on December 02, 2020, 07:27:34 PM
Great thread! I really like seeing people using more realistic scaled historical minis to create fantasy miniatures.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on December 12, 2020, 03:09:34 PM
Great work, thats like ME stuff should look like!

Your kitbashing is truly inspiring. I love what you've done with the Victrix-sprues.

Great thread! I really like seeing people using more realistic scaled historical minis to create fantasy miniatures.

Amazing stuff! I love that harad soldier absolutely fantastic

Thanks all. I've been expanding the forces of darkness, with my Celty/Vikings/Daciany/Germanic take on the Angmarim. I was after a mixed origin, vaguely uniform look. To that end I've used helmet types and shield shapes as well as general colours to tie these Victrix mix and match figures together.

There are two leader types - one is a Dacian straight off the sprue, the other is a more menacing-looking Viking. His helmet doesn't match the rest, but he does look like the sort of warlord who might be comfortable working for Witch King Inc.
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Post by: Rick W. on December 12, 2020, 03:12:11 PM
I think you have created a brilliant look.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on January 27, 2021, 05:44:32 PM
I think you have created a brilliant look.

Thanks Rick!

Here's a better picture of the Angmarim, and some of the Deadmen of Dunharrow.

They are largely made from Victrix Dacians, with a few Gallic and Viking spare parts. I wanted to try and capture the descriptions given by Legolas and Gimli "The shapes of men ... and pale banners like the shreds of cloud and spears like winter thickets on a misty night", with "dim horns blowing".
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Post by: Rick W. on January 27, 2021, 06:06:47 PM
I luvíem!
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Post by: Little Odo on January 28, 2021, 09:21:21 AM
Very nicely done.
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on February 13, 2021, 05:03:50 PM
My band of Noldor grows slowly.

They're all essentially Victrix Saxons, with a couple of spares from their Viking and Gallic warriors sets and a fairly billowy Wargames Atlantic cloak.

As I've said earlier on, I was very taken with Victor Ambrus' pictures of elves in the Tolkien Bestiary. His idea of them has stayed with me and is the basis for these four.
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Post by: Rick W. on February 13, 2021, 06:13:40 PM
I think they are great.
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Post by: Roo on February 13, 2021, 07:13:24 PM
Lovely stuff!  Keep them coming
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Post by: Knight-Captain Tyr on February 13, 2021, 07:26:50 PM
Missed this thread until now. Seriously impressive work. Really awesome.
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Post by: Cacique Caribe on February 14, 2021, 07:29:47 AM
OMG, those look unbelievably good!

Curse you, Sir.  Now I wonít be able to get that idea out of my head.  :)

Dan
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Post by: Captain Blood on February 14, 2021, 09:41:02 AM
Oooooh I like those  :-*
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Post by: Etranger on February 14, 2021, 10:37:44 AM
Somehow I've missed this thread before. Marvellous fettling to produce some unique figures that really seem to catch the spirit of Tolkien's work.
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Post by: James Morris on February 15, 2021, 07:44:41 AM
Loving the latest additions to the Noldor, in particular.  Youíve really captured the vibe of the Victor Ambrus illustrations.  Iíve now got a hankering to go back to my elves soon!
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Post by: BZ on February 16, 2021, 12:11:27 PM
Great kitbash!
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Post by: Ingarsby73 on February 17, 2021, 06:15:07 PM
I think they are great.

Lovely stuff!  Keep them coming

Missed this thread until now. Seriously impressive work. Really awesome.

OMG, those look unbelievably good!

Curse you, Sir.  Now I wonít be able to get that idea out of my head.  :)


Oooooh I like those  :-*

Somehow I've missed this thread before. Marvellous fettling to produce some unique figures that really seem to catch the spirit of Tolkien's work.

Loving the latest additions to the Noldor, in particular.  Youíve really captured the vibe of the Victor Ambrus illustrations.

Great kitbash!

Thanks All - very much appreciated. Lots of inspiration about the joys of kitbashing was gleaned from you and other LAF users.

Next for me it's back to Rohan, I think.
Title: Re: Travels in Middle Earth
Post by: Ingarsby73 on February 24, 2021, 09:10:16 PM
Here, then, are the sons of Eorl singing in the sunlight, swords unsheathing and wondering when Victrix will release the mounted Normans so they can get some horses at long last.
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Post by: LouieN on February 25, 2021, 05:45:59 AM
A fine unit.  They look great