Painting update: Late Roman Archers   Leave a comment

28mm Late Roman Archers by Wargames Foundry. Painted using Citadel Contrast paints.

First wraithbone GW primer applied on painting stick. Then added to 60mm x 20mm bases. Next the basing material (GW scatter sand mix) applied to bases and painted coffee bean brown stained black and highlighted with off white. Important to paint the bases first when using contast paints if you can as otherwise the paint rubs off even after varnishing whilst you hold the head to paint the base.

Begin with Gulliman flesh to the face and hands. Contrast white grey to the tunics and arrows. Wildwood dark brown to the trousers, snakebite leather to the leather belts and quivers. Some skeleton to the hair plus browns and black to hair. Black to helmets and shoes and axes. White highlights to the tunics. Then apply red or purple to the Late Roman applied patches. Finally make any corrections. Grass flock to bases and some grass tufts.

I painted one group of 12 with purple patches and the second with red. That way they can be one unit of 24 or two groups of 12 or back rank archers for mixed spear/ archer units. Also it breaks up the monotony a bit!

Posted July 21, 2020 by wargamesdiary in Uncategorized

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