Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Perry Miniatures War of the Roses Blue and Murrey

  My latest batch of Perry plastic WotR figures with a few of their metal figures mixed in. I have gone for speed with painting these, just a base coat and wash, with a highlight on the flesh and metal. I have not bothered to paint any badges on them either so that they will be more versatile with any blue and Murrey retinues, just needing to change the flags/banners. 
 I am looking forward to picking up a couple of boxes of their new plastic mounted knights at Salute later this month and with all those spare heads the first two plastic box sets will be even more versatile.












More Zulu War to come in the next couple of posts.

26 comments:

  1. Oh I say, there rather nice! Yet another period I've got my eye on, but resisting so far. Like you I'm building quite a list for Salute!

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  2. That's just simply wonderful work!

    Christopher

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  3. Very nice! I really like how you paint your armor.

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    1. In the past I have painted armour over a black undercoat but for speed it was a white undercoat, games workshop boltgun metal, raw umber wash, boltgun metal highlight and if I am feeling really generous another highlight of games workshop chainmail.

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  4. very very nice great looking builds wonderful figures

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  5. Fantastic painting, buildings and photos!

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  6. Looking beautyful... as always!

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  7. Very nice mate! Your amassing quite a collection!

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  8. Wonderful painting on these guys. They are really looking very nice.

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  9. Excellent job ,look great en masse

    now all you need to do is add a bowstring and arrow to those bowmen ;-)

    DD

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  10. You have got some of the best scenery and miniatures I've seen...outstanding work

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  11. Fantastic post!

    The miniatures are extremely well painted ad the buildings look incredible!

    Is the terrain all scratch built?

    Which rules will you use for your WOTR?

    Happy Gaming,

    Allan

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  12. Thanks once again Chaps.

    Allan, the terrain is made by myself, the buildings are 50/50, I tend to buy some buildings and then knock up a replica. In this picture one of the buildings is from Grand Manner, there is another commercial building in there but I can't think of the name of the company now, the rest are made by myself and the walls are from Empress Miniatures.

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    1. Forgot to mention, which rules will I use for WotR. I have based my figures on single bases so I can use them for large skirmish games ie adapted Lord of the Rings are fun.

      I also have movement trays for the figures so I can play the bigger type games, WAB, Days of Knights and I think there is a peter pig set of rules for this period that might be quite good.

      The nice thing with the movement trays you can order the size you require from www.warbases.co.uk for the rules you want to use.

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  13. Stunning pictures !

    Greate painted minis and very good terrain :)

    Best regards Michael

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  14. Thanks Michael and welcome to my blog.

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  15. Great painting, I'm consider grabbing a box of these!

    What paints and washes did you use to paint them?

    Thanks,
    Matt

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    1. Thanks Matt.
      Blue = Vallejo dark blue 930
      Murrey = Games Workshop scab red.
      For painting the figures and washes that I use, look under LABELS 'Painting Figures'.

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  16. Thanks chaps. It is good to see you are still visiting these older blog posts after all this time.

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  17. Inspiring stuff once again! I'm away to put together a couple of WotR retinues for Lion Rampant. This post is all the inspiration I need!

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    1. Thanks Stiubhart, I am amazed that this page is still getting visits three and a half years later. The WotR stuff has had more hits on this blog than anything else.

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  18. Inspiring stuff once again! I'm away to put together a couple of WotR retinues for Lion Rampant. This post is all the inspiration I need!

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