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Arteis0207 Nov 2019 10:55 p.m. PST


I've really enjoyed building, painting and rigging a couple of small fleets of the Warlord Games 'Black Seas' model ships.

They were certainly a challenging project, which makes my satisfaction with the finished products all the
more better!

There are more pics here: link

And my thoughts during the construction process are here:


ModelJShip Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2019 2:31 a.m. PST

I really like the way you have painted the wood.

Arteis0208 Nov 2019 2:34 a.m. PST

I added one more pic to the above blog. I think it gives a good impression of bulk of a real ship-of-the-line.

You can also see that my model-making is a bit rough and ready in places – where the shrouds and ratlines meet at the tops, for example!


mysteron Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2019 3:41 a.m. PST

Those are beautiful.

I am still hanging on over Black Seas because I know it will be a project killer . Possible Christmas present .

Neli Creoruska08 Nov 2019 5:03 a.m. PST

They look fantastic.

Personal logo Dentatus Sponsoring Member of TMP Fezian08 Nov 2019 5:24 a.m. PST

Wow. Nicely done.

BTW, anyone want the ships I received in my copy of W.I.?

PM me.

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP08 Nov 2019 8:09 a.m. PST

Those are beautiful…

Redcurrant08 Nov 2019 8:59 a.m. PST

Very good description of how to do these ships, with a very nice end result.

I do have 1 question though – do you put the sails on before doing the rigging or afterwards?

Arteis0208 Nov 2019 4:06 p.m. PST

Attaching the sails is my very last step.

Redcurrant08 Nov 2019 4:21 p.m. PST

Thanks for the advice

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