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Author Topic: WOTR - Northern Shenanigans - preparing for Yorkists.  (Read 21176 times)

Offline has.been

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #15 on: September 15, 2022, 06:11:57 PM »
Looking good so far David.
Will be spectacular with flags & flocking.

Offline Digits

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #16 on: September 15, 2022, 10:45:23 PM »
Yup, soon as I get home.

Meanwhile, pics sorted.







Offline Cacique Caribe

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #17 on: September 16, 2022, 06:27:31 AM »
Beautiful work!

Dan

Offline Digits

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2022, 03:18:14 PM »
Thank you sir.

So I’m home, and managed to base the minis.  Before that, I needed to sort out a banner, so as a small Front Rank order had arrived, I have done another couple as I still want a few more units for Percy. 



Finished unit





He still needs another unit of bow and billmen, plus some men at arms.  I have to wait on a delivery for them, but I do have a cannon…..

Offline Charlie_

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #19 on: September 21, 2022, 04:46:03 PM »
Excellent work! The basing and unit trays tie them all together nicely.

Offline FierceKitty

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2022, 08:42:07 PM »
That is quality painting.
The laws of probability do not apply to my dice in wargames or to my finesses in bridge.

Offline Wiegraf

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2022, 02:14:17 AM »
Project turned out lovely so far :)

Offline Captain Blood

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #22 on: September 22, 2022, 11:36:00 AM »
Splendid work  :-* :-* :-*

Offline MaleGriffin

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #23 on: September 23, 2022, 12:47:53 AM »
Lovely troops! Well done!
Hoc quoque transibit
Sanguinem sistit semper

Offline HappyChappy439

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #24 on: September 23, 2022, 01:25:17 AM »
Excellent work!

Offline Digits

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Re: WOTR (from Kingmaker to Billhooks)
« Reply #25 on: September 23, 2022, 09:00:53 AM »
Thank you sirs, glad you like them.

A question though please.

In the Perry set of archers, there are as many minis without livery jackets / tunics as there are with.

I have seen lots of people painting up the padded jackets with livery colours.  Is this historically accurate or simply painters licence?

For that matter, I’m assuming not every noble necessarily furnished his ranks with livery colours?

Offline Digits

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Re: WOTR - Percy’s lads
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2022, 08:08:26 AM »
Still waiting on my Perry Order…..you’d think they were re sculpting the minis! 😉

However, as I’d purchased a few Front Rank minis to mix in, I have painted a field piece.

I decided to paint them in livery, mainly because I like them.  No idea if historically accurate but hey ho.





I have started on the next block of billmen, in so much as I’m painting a few Front Rank to mix in with the Perry minis.   As Percy will be looking after my main ward, I am making this a fairly large retinue.  Ultimately two mixed blocks of archers/billmen, one company of men at arms and the canon so a little way to go yet.

Whilst waiting, I’ve also made up a few strips of stakes (using Hobbycraft twigs)

« Last Edit: September 27, 2022, 10:12:57 AM by Digits »

Offline has.been

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Re: WOTR - Percy’s lads
« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2022, 09:17:34 AM »
Good progress David.
My view on the livery for the cannon crew...
De guy wot paid fer it, gets to decide wot dey wear. :D

Offline Digits

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Re: WOTR - Percy’s lads
« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2022, 10:09:10 AM »
That’s my thought for sure.

Kinda like the pose of the chap with the lintstock….he’s clearly seen one of these things explode before! Lol

Offline Metternich

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Re: WOTR - Percy’s lads
« Reply #29 on: September 27, 2022, 07:20:43 PM »
Very nice work indeed.

 

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