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mad lemmey
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« on: 15 August 2019, 02:57:31 PM »

An on-going project, here's a small sample to start
https://madlemmey.blogspot.com/2019/08/15mm-takeda-samurai-for-pete.html
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« Reply #1 on: 15 August 2019, 03:14:02 PM »

Great start on an excellent period!!!! Love any army that allows for lots of color!!!! Look forward to seeing new additions!

Terry
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« Reply #2 on: 15 August 2019, 04:58:49 PM »

Will.....How on Earth do you get so many figures painted ?

Have you got the youngsters helping you ?

Stroll on, Matey. Shocked Shocked Shocked

Keep it up, youth. Wink

Cheers - Phil



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« Reply #3 on: 15 August 2019, 04:59:51 PM »

These were done about a month ago, just been waiting on transfers.
Just broken the 1700 figure mark for the year.
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« Reply #4 on: 15 August 2019, 08:42:07 PM »

Those really do look good.

Do you have any hints on painting Japanese uniforms and armour.
I have a bunch of Peter Pigs that I ordered on impulse, and cannot figure out how to paint them.

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« Reply #5 on: 15 August 2019, 10:03:04 PM »

Nice one Will!
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mad lemmey
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« Reply #6 on: 15 August 2019, 11:31:10 PM »

Do you have any hints on painting Japanese uniforms and armour.
I have a bunch of Peter Pigs that I ordered on impulse, and cannot figure out how to paint them.
Research, pick your house.
Once you've got a house, (most people go for something with an easy Mon or house logo), there are lots of sites with illustrations. This is one of the best.
http://www.samurai-archives.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1638&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=100

Decide whether you are a regular or irregular force. It makes a huge difference.
Breast plates black (rear plate optional)
Other armour black/Brown with Black wash, then highlighted.
Socks/stockings white. Most samurai wear sandals, so feet are done.
Lacing, unless you are planning patterns, dry brush in your chosen colour. Ink wash after.
Bows, banner poles, Ashugari hats, spear shafts all green ochre, with brown black bamboo joints.
Weapon blades steel, hilts bronze, handles black.
Hair black.
Enjoy
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« Reply #7 on: 16 August 2019, 02:43:39 PM »

Research, pick your house.
Once you've got a house, (most people go for something with an easy Mon or house logo), there are lots of sites with illustrations. This is one of the best.
http://www.samurai-archives.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1638&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=100

Decide whether you are a regular or irregular force. It makes a huge difference.
Breast plates black (rear plate optional)
Other armour black/Brown with Black wash, then highlighted.
Socks/stockings white. Most samurai wear sandals, so feet are done.
Lacing, unless you are planning patterns, dry brush in your chosen colour. Ink wash after.
Bows, banner poles, Ashugari hats, spear shafts all green ochre, with brown black bamboo joints.
Weapon blades steel, hilts bronze, handles black.
Hair black.
Enjoy


Many thanks..
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mad lemmey
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« Reply #8 on: 16 August 2019, 04:21:59 PM »

All wargamers should paint a samurai once.
This is my second
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« Reply #9 on: 16 August 2019, 05:46:47 PM »

All wargamers should paint a samurai once.

Or sculpt a load.....So you can bog off !  Wink

(I don't think they're available anymore.....Tho' Clibby's seen them.......That's almost the story of how I started doing 'sodjers' for whatshisname......Damn...Thingy.....Runs a firm in Middlesbrough...
Oh you know...tip of my tongue....No...It's gone.  Wink)

Cheers - A Twerp.
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« Reply #10 on: 01 November 2019, 08:58:57 PM »

Finally, I have completed the transfers on the second batch! Took my noble firend a bit longer to make them, as he kept forgetting them!
https://madlemmey.blogspot.com/2019/08/15mm-takeda-samurai-for-pete.html
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« Reply #11 on: 02 November 2019, 12:23:55 AM »

Cool stuff!
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« Reply #12 on: 02 November 2019, 07:12:25 AM »

Those are splendid, Will !  Thumbs up

Cheers - Phil

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« Reply #13 on: 02 November 2019, 07:35:36 AM »

Research, pick your house.
Once you've got a house, (most people go for something with an easy Mon or house logo), there are lots of sites with illustrations. This is one of the best.
http://www.samurai-archives.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1638&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=100

Decide whether you are a regular or irregular force. It makes a huge difference.
Breast plates black (rear plate optional)
Other armour black/Brown with Black wash, then highlighted.
Socks/stockings white. Most samurai wear sandals, so feet are done.
Lacing, unless you are planning patterns, dry brush in your chosen colour. Ink wash after.
Bows, banner poles, Ashugari hats, spear shafts all green ochre, with brown black bamboo joints.
Weapon blades steel, hilts bronze, handles black.
Hair black.
Enjoy


Ashigaru hats usually black laquered steel. Much samurai armour deep red, rust brown, or pale gold (black usual, it's true); red not unknown for the ashigaru as well.
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« Reply #14 on: 02 November 2019, 07:57:19 AM »

The colour scheme was the owners request Alexander, I did question it at every stage.
Sorry.
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