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cyrus513 May 2018 6:56 p.m. PST

Hi all

I've finished a couple of elephants and chariots for my Indian army:



More pics on my new blog:


Cyrus the Great13 May 2018 7:46 p.m. PST

Very nice brushwork.

goragrad13 May 2018 9:51 p.m. PST

Nice work.

cyrus514 May 2018 4:04 a.m. PST

Thanks gents.

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2018 7:53 a.m. PST

Those are terrific. Have you considered decorating the elephants? I don't know how far back the tradition goes:


cyrus514 May 2018 4:54 p.m. PST

Thanks Jeff, yes I'm painting some of the superb Aventine Indian elephants at the moment and will definitely do some with decoration. Duncan Head in his AMPW book (p.182) says they seem to sometimes have been painted but that it may not have been that common.

colin knight26 Jun 2018 8:52 a.m. PST

Looking great. Glad to see you back blogging. Must get back to it myself.

cyrus526 Jun 2018 4:15 p.m. PST

Thanks Colin, you should, get those chariots rolling!

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP26 Jun 2018 10:58 p.m. PST

Very nice! I've picked up some of the Aventines, too- lovely minis.

cyrus527 Jun 2018 2:01 a.m. PST

Thanks Simon, absolutely – the Aventine ellies are the best.

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