Wednesday, 30 November 2016

15mm Renaissance Imperialist tents

I have made a start on my Imperialist camp scene, and gone straight into painting the tents. The main large tent has the Imperialist eagle and cross of St Andrew on reverse with Georg Von Frundsberg coat of arms on shields each side. I added a dirty look to the lower halves with weathering pigments.

I have seen many colourful well painted examples by others for inspiration but in the end went with canvas colour as in this original artists camp scene of the period,

Sunday, 27 November 2016

15mm Burgundian Infantry

Thats another unit added to the Burgundian host! All in all 2016 has been a very productive year painting miniatures,  the smaller scale being a major factor(which was the reason for trying 15s).

    Now that i have added a few units to the Burgundian/Swiss collection it is time to return to the Renaissance. I am putting any infantry/Cavalry on hold for now in the hope Sgt major miniatures release the Venexia range in the future, but this means i can give the camp scene my attention, and i also have a baggage train awaiting the paint brush!

Thursday, 10 November 2016

15mm Burgundian men at arms charging.

Thats 16 mounted men at arms charging added to the Burgundian army. I made a few additions of plumes and lance pennons. Hopefully a 36 man infantry unit will be added to the Burgundian host within next few weeks!

Saturday, 5 November 2016

15mm command bases

I managed to finish of the basing for these command groups, firstly a Burgundian stand with Petes printed flags.

 And lastly a nice addition to the Imperialist camp, with Venexia miniatures kindly given to me by Pete and fittingly adorned with more of Petes printed flags!

Sunday, 23 October 2016

15mm Burgundian infantry/Corvus Belli news

I have finished the Mounted Burgundian Cavalry unit and  awaits basing along with the Venexia figures, meanwhile i have made a start on the planned 36 figure infantry unit which will comprise a mix of men at arms and bill and halberds. I have added some plumes to the men at arms with usual drill, wire and green stuff to give them a more Burgundian look.

Now to BAD news regarding 15mm figures, Totentanz miniatures has gained the rights to produce the Corvus Belli range of figures, which have not been in production for some time, , i always loved there Hundred years war and early imperial Romans, but just like the Venexia Renaissance range, when in production i had no real interest in actually painting 15s,  not so today! Thats why its bad news, i will have to get some and my poor wallet will suffer!!!!

 If Totentanz press release is anything to go by the HYW and Imperial Romans will be available within a few months,

 I only hope Sgt Major miniatures make a similar statement regarding the Venexia range!

Thursday, 13 October 2016

15mm Burgundians, Venexia Landsknechts and planned camp scene

Thats the final Venexia miniatures Italian wars Command base painted. I am crossing fingers that Sgt Major miniatures can pull the molds back to life, they really are the best 15mm figures of the period i have seen yet!

I have also been adding more to the third mounted Burgundian men at arms unit, all charging. I have added a few plumes and lance pennons for a more Burgundian look. I hope to get these finished soon so i can start the next Burgundian unit, 36 infantry of bill, halberd and men at arms mixed together.

The next and perhaps the last main aim for 2016 is to create this Italian wars Imperialist camp scene here, but all in good time.