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Oregon01 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member03 Aug 2017 10:16 p.m. PST

recently painted up a couple units of Byzantines one from
crusader the other from gripping beast and decided i would do some comparison pics for those interested




rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2017 5:49 a.m. PST

Looks great! Thanks for posting.

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2017 6:26 a.m. PST

I hate to say it, because mine are Gripping Beast but, the Crusader Byzantine castings look better.

Nice paint too!

torokchar Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2017 7:23 a.m. PST

Nice work!!!

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2017 8:08 a.m. PST


I like Crusader figures. Although well sculpted, the heads on Ebob horses are up so high its often hard to mount the rider without major surgery.

Did you find this to be the case with your beautiful figures?

Perris070704 Aug 2017 9:49 a.m. PST

You are getting quite good Andy! Excellent work! Big Red, I have had to trim the manes on the horses at times too.

Oregon01 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member04 Aug 2017 1:00 p.m. PST

I never had to do surgery on mine but yes the riders do hug the mane.
Skipper John-I was happy with how the gripping beast came out; however,
I agree with your assessment.

saltflats192905 Aug 2017 7:22 p.m. PST

Great painting! I specially like the set on the right where the one guy is about to give a face slash to the fellow blowing the horn in his ear.

Bandolier06 Aug 2017 7:11 p.m. PST

Really nice! Very effective style that makes them pop.

rob polymathsw08 Aug 2017 7:19 a.m. PST

Nice bright colours, I like them!

Oregon01 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member08 Aug 2017 8:17 a.m. PST

Thanks for everyone's feedback much appreciated

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP08 Aug 2017 10:46 a.m. PST

Andy; great brush work!

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