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Pete W16 Aug 2019 3:57 a.m. PST

With an order of Aventine Successor pikemen on the way I thought I would play around with few colour combinations to see what might best suit the figures

The earth colours and light blues look good to my eye

thoughts ???

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shadoe0116 Aug 2019 4:18 a.m. PST

They all look good to me, so the choice would depend on the shield pattern. I like your approach.

Personal logo aegiscg47 Supporting Member of TMP16 Aug 2019 8:11 a.m. PST

I don't think there was much in the way of a uniform color per unit, so you could theoretically use all of them at the same time in one unit! I know that gamers like to have units of all one color (it does help in game terms), but in reality I think the color palette was all over the place.

JJartist16 Aug 2019 8:31 a.m. PST

If you wish Epirote- then in a couple of weeks there is a new Osprey coming out. I'm sure the Peter Dennis artwork will not disappoint.


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Dagwood16 Aug 2019 10:47 a.m. PST

All of them. Shadoe01 +1

Pete W16 Aug 2019 12:27 p.m. PST

Slightly revised, with a somewhat more attractive selection of shield patterns

JJA I'll keep my eyes open for book thanks for the heads up.

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shadoe0117 Aug 2019 5:08 p.m. PST

Oh jeez, you do make it difficult. No mixing uniforms in a unit? Cuz if you do you can have them all.

Ok, keeping in mind I might choose different ones tomorrow…

Top row from the left 1, 2, 4, 6
Bottom row from the left 1, 3, 4

So that's 7 pike units you'll need to do.

Pete W18 Aug 2019 10:09 a.m. PST

Am going with this theme for the first unit (blues, brown and beige), but I can see me doing more in other schemes.

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Asteroid X24 Aug 2019 6:12 p.m. PST

All of these look really nice.

The idea of using digital fill in a line drawing is a very good one!

French Wargame Holidays20 Dec 2019 3:35 a.m. PST

Red, blues, greens and light variations with contrasting lighter colours, creams whites etc

Cheers
Matt

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