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giogionis Inactive Member21 Apr 2017 7:14 p.m. PST

i was watching some ships and tought i can do a miniature better than that so i made this out of plasticine now i have them finished this was a battle using sons of poseidon by osprey great rules btw

giogionis Inactive Member21 Apr 2017 7:18 p.m. PST

the ships on the back were mine the idea was to get the romans from behind but i miss all the action and my friend using a quinquireme and a trireme stop the romans and sunk a quinquireme and in boarding action captured a trireme losing only a trireme in the action.

Mick the Metalsmith26 Apr 2017 11:36 a.m. PST

What was the overall technique to make them?

Plasticviking3 Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2017 3:53 p.m. PST

Great stuff ! (or maybe Greenstuf?) Very enterprising to make ships yourself which are wholly adequate at this scale.
Oars can be toothpicks ? Some are sold as still stuck together so you can detach a strip for a row of oars. Otherwise stick broom bristle (plastic) together with superglue and trim rows of them off for each ship ? I have tried both ways. OR maybe you can just impress a little strip of plasticene with a form made from the bristles and paint it with drybrushing to make an oar sweep ? I hope the experience infects you with the ancient galley virus…

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