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25 Jul 2021 10:22 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "/first Goth Unit Complete" to "First Goth Unit Complete"

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Atheling25 Jul 2021 2:59 a.m. PST

More pictures and historical meanderings on my Just Add Water blog here:
justaddwater-bedford.blogspot.com/2021/07/first-goth-unit.html

Finally the first unit of Goths is ready after their stint in the vanishing queue waiting and giving the glass a week to go off before matting down. It takes time but it's worth it just to know that any speckling/frosting is as minimal as possible.

Unlike their Early Byzantine enemies it has taken a wee bit more time to get the unit finished due to the none uniform appearance. I really love painting up Bill's sculpts – they are a bit like Crusader miniatures in that there is plenty of surface area to play around with.

The completed Back Ranks:

A couple of Snaps of the Unit as a Whole:


Atheling25 Jul 2021 3:07 a.m. PST

/Apologies for messing up the title- new laptop and I'm not used to the smaller keyboard

Brandock Daha25 Jul 2021 3:28 a.m. PST

Very impressive unit, so much to like here. Great mix of colours and beautifully done bases to really finish off a professional paint job. Superlative work Atheling, even the banner has a real sense of movement.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP25 Jul 2021 5:34 a.m. PST

They are really nice. Impressive unit coming across the table at one.

Legionarius25 Jul 2021 6:20 a.m. PST

These are museum quality pieces.

Captain Pete25 Jul 2021 8:33 a.m. PST

They all look excellent including the bases

Avalon Artisan Supporting Member of TMP25 Jul 2021 10:08 a.m. PST

Very nice!

skipper John25 Jul 2021 10:28 a.m. PST

Shouldn't "Gothics" be dressed in all black?

SWEET looking figures!

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP25 Jul 2021 6:01 p.m. PST

Great looking unit – thanks for sharing!

Bandolier25 Jul 2021 7:52 p.m. PST

Wow. Great work.
I like your artistic take on the 'plain' shields.

Atheling26 Jul 2021 12:47 p.m. PST

Thanks you guys, as usual all very much appreciated :)

I like your artistic take on the 'plain' shields.

Funnily enough you are not the first to point that out. I *might* do the next unit freehand. It's very time dependent so we shall have to see :)

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