First up, the muscle:
|Originally intended to be part of my peasant horde (and may still end up there), he's bit on the big side against 80s sculpts but I really wanted to paint him and use him - and now I have!
Next, the boy with the
|I tried a blue tunic first but that didn't work. The green is better, imo, but I'm not totally convinced
|I'm especially proud of the flame effect I got on the brand, even if the blooming thing wouldn't stay in focus for a photo
|And a bow for long range work. I like the covered quiver you can see poking out from under his cloak by his shoulder
And the Brotherhood of the Burning Brand, ready for action:
|The background is tiles I made up from the excellent sets produced by gamer, artist and all-round nice guy, Billiam Babble
The main problem I had was that the eyes on the chap with the torch stick out like chapel hat pegs. I bodged away at them but if they look like bulging fish eyes then I'll just have to live with it. Harrumph! The other fellow is from the Mordheim range and looked suitably brigand-like to make the crew. I rather enjoyed painting him and his beard, even if I couldn't make sense of the random rags tied to his belt. Odd!
At least one of them will be getting a run out on Thursday evening for our inaugural Oldhammer Quest game which Erny is hosting as out first OGRE meeting since BOYL, and my first OGRE meeting fullstop. What a lot of acronyms!
Painting hints and tips welcome as always,