Sunday, May 19, 2013

Big Man


Finished up the front base for my second unit of Spartans.


Impetus Unit Type:  FP
Base Size: 8cm x 3cm
Manufacturer: 15mm Xyston, AB

These are all from the Xyston range, except for the general, which is from AB.  He's slightly larger than even the biggest of the Xyston, but I figure that's okay for a "big man" figure.


The original AB general is holding a vine stave, which I swapped out for a spear, and added a grounded shield.  I figures he's giving the lads a pre-battle harangue.  The black shields I ripped off from a 28mm unit that appears in the 4th Impetus supplement.  I liked the look, and I wanted to be able to easily distinguish between units on the field.


I've got a planned test game for muskets and tomahawks next week, so I've been basing up dome figs for that.  Next in the painting queue will likely be either some of the M&T french, or the last cruiser for DW.




  1. Great work as always.

  2. Excellent, I love it! Black can be hard to pull off in 15mm but you've done it here.

    Are you now doing WH 40K? I see an Ork with a MG in the background.

    1. Not really ;) I have a ton of ork stuff, and occasionally paint a bit when I get to feeling nostalgic. While there's always plenty of opportunities to play 40k, I find it's pretty far down the list of stuff on which I want to spend gaming time.

  3. Very nice! I like the big man, your 15mm look like 28mm :)

  4. To get this kind of detail on 15mm is truly fantastic. I like the big green guy in the background:)


  5. Thanks gang. I do have to give a fair bit of credit to the sculpting. Both the Xyston and the AB take paint well.


  6. Lovely work on the AB general and Xyston Spartans!

  7. beautiful painting and shields are successful