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GDrover Supporting Member of TMP23 Aug 2012 1:37 p.m. PST

SCott MacPhee finished painting my massive Second Punic War Armies that I will use for my tabletop version of Command & Colors: Ancients.

He did a masterful job. All I can tell you is that the figures look even better in person than they do on the blog.

The project took him 11 months, and he is the fastest painter I have ever seen.

Here they are on his blog:
link

I'll be posting my own pictures on my blog soon.

galvinm Supporting Member of TMP23 Aug 2012 2:23 p.m. PST

WOW!

Beautiful army.

EHeise23 Aug 2012 3:38 p.m. PST

Those ARE great!

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP24 Aug 2012 7:43 a.m. PST

Oh how we would love to have him come to a Enfilade convention and share some of his painting skills with us!

Bjorn Seleukos24 Aug 2012 1:42 p.m. PST

Wow! That's a big and beautiful army!

Oberst Radl24 Aug 2012 10:34 p.m. PST

Fantastic army -- anyone having an army like that is casus belli!

One thing I like about McPhee's blog is the detailed close-up photos of the work. It's very instructive on shading and highlighting.

Yesthatphil25 Aug 2012 2:18 a.m. PST

Very smart and impressive.

I have been critical, at times, of the lumpy aesthetic of many modern 28mm figures (not always helped by the fashionable crude painting that accentuates the brutal designs), but those – give or take some 'wide headed' horses – have been done in a very attractive style and look good.

thumbs up Phil

ether drake Inactive Member26 Aug 2012 7:51 a.m. PST

Lovely. Where did you get your Spanish and Numidian figures from?

GDrover Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2012 3:29 p.m. PST

The Spanish and Numidians are Renegade. They are a touch large (especially the horses), but work well I think.

GDrover Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2012 3:36 p.m. PST

Just finished my blog entry on these:

link

scomac28 Aug 2012 10:18 a.m. PST

It was a fun project, Glenn. Happy gaming!

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