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Arcane Steve26 Sep 2019 7:13 a.m. PST

This weeks blog is a look at the latest units that I have painted to join my WOTR army – crossbowmen and hand gunners. I hope that you find it useful.

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Col Durnford Supporting Member of TMP26 Sep 2019 2:18 p.m. PST

I must say, you did a great job. The red crosses on the figures look like decals and not painted on. How did you get them squared off so well?

Arcane Steve27 Sep 2019 4:27 a.m. PST

VCarter – thanks for your comments. The crosses were first painted on in red using thinned paint and I let the brush determine the width of the line. To get the squared edge, I corrected any errors by painting across the end of the line in the original blue or white if you see what I mean. That then tidies everything up. I hope that helps.

Col Durnford Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2019 2:33 p.m. PST

That's what I thought you may have done.

Great job all around.

Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Sep 2019 11:06 p.m. PST

Perfect painting! From the iconography on the pavises I would class this is a Burgundian unit, though. Was there any faction in the WotR that used this coat of arms?

wmyers15 Oct 2019 2:16 p.m. PST

I think the shields are decals.

Warspite120 Nov 2019 3:05 p.m. PST

@Puster
The images are the red saltire of Burgundy and the Burgundian 'flint and steel' image.

The white and blue livery was used by several in the WOTR:

Henry VI
Duke of Somerset
Lord Fauconberg
Sir Richard Croft

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