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yarkshire gamer23 Jan 2019 10:28 a.m. PST

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It took a while to get this unit finished but then there are 60 28mm figures, flags and some swanky basing !

28mm Italian Wars Perrys Miniatures done as a Pike Block of the Papal variety, Julius II to be exact or Rex Harrison if your of a certain age !

Stuff is flying off the paint table at the moment so I am taking advantage of the enthusiasm and cracking on with stuff so there are another 6 Gendarme to add the collection.

Bags more photos and details on t'blog.

Regards Ken
The Yarkshire Gamer

Charge The Guns23 Jan 2019 11:17 a.m. PST

Wow! Those are lovely. Inspirational stuff.

whitphoto23 Jan 2019 11:43 a.m. PST

I thought this was going to be a paypal pike brigade

yarkshire gamer23 Jan 2019 11:56 a.m. PST

Whitphoto, if I bought a Papal Pike Block with PayPal, that would be confusing.

Regards Ken
The Yarkshire Gamer

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2019 12:00 p.m. PST

Very nice work!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2019 2:22 p.m. PST

Great looking figs!

Costanzo123 Jan 2019 4:32 p.m. PST

Beautiful pieces!

mghFond23 Jan 2019 11:52 p.m. PST

Just amazing!

RogerC24 Jan 2019 7:48 a.m. PST

Absolutely lush Ken

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP24 Jan 2019 5:06 p.m. PST

Very impressive.

Martyn K25 Jan 2019 8:15 a.m. PST

Very nice looking figures. It looks like both of our painting tables are full of Italian Wars figures. I am desperately trying to get 500 figures and scenery ready for a club game in April/May. Your painting is inspiring me.

MiniPigs Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 8:19 a.m. PST

Nicely painted but the bases look like rock shale or mud flats. Maybe a bit more green or shrubbery?

Condottiere29 Jan 2019 2:32 p.m. PST

…bases look like rock shale or mud flats.

Dry Italian summer?

Personal logo BigRedBat Sponsoring Member of TMP29 Jan 2019 3:32 p.m. PST

Super work, Ken!

yarkshire gamer30 Jan 2019 7:22 a.m. PST

Cheers all,

As for the basing it's all a matter of taste. Any nice green field ain't nice and green anymore after an Army has passed over it. If you Google Tuscan Fields in Winter you get a mass of colours.

The basing style is one I have used for years and is detailed on the blog ad finitum after nearly 40 years painting figs I'm happy.

Regards Ken
The Yarkshire Gamer

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