Thursday, January 26, 2017

Romano-British - Painting under way


Work has kept me busy these last few days but I managed to make at least a start on the Dark Age Romano-British for Dux Britanniarum.


These chaps are levy and Combrogi who would wear a lot of civilian clothing of various hues from natural dyes. Thanks to my archaeologist stepdaughter and her specialist knowledge of Dark Age fabrics and dying methods I know what colours to paint them. I gave them an undercoat of Vallejo British Army khaki - which seems appropriate - as this will make the best base colour. As usual I painted the flesh areas next. I'm not 100% sure how I'll base the figures, but I'm leaning toward using movement trays to reduce the wear and tear from handling.

1 comment:

Michael Awdry said...

Good to see yo keeping some hobby time in again A.J.

 

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