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Matías

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Painting Romans
« on: April 30, 2020, 12:35:06 AM »
I want to start painting my PP Romans I bought some time ago and I'm faced with the question of shields.
Do you paint the figure and shield separately and then glue them together or just glue them and then paint everything? Which is the easiest way?

Bonus points if you show me pictures of your painted Romans for inspiration!

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2020, 07:22:34 AM »
Morning, I painted the shields and figures separately, bit fiddly but easier than painting the shields when on the figure


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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2020, 03:59:42 PM »
I stick them together then paint. ;) The paint and primer acts as an extra bond and you don't paint what you don't see

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2020, 11:14:57 PM »
So we have both sides of the coin here... Thanks for your answers!

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2020, 10:51:26 AM »
So you'll be getting these figures ready for 'Infamy, Infamy' then Stewart.

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2020, 11:20:17 AM »
So you'll be getting these figures ready for 'Infamy, Infamy' then Stewart.

Is that the working title of the eventual RFCM Ancients rules revamp? It would be a good contender!

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2020, 11:30:03 AM »
So you'll be getting these figures ready for 'Infamy, Infamy' then Stewart.

Is that the working title of the eventual RFCM Ancients rules revamp? It would be a good contender!

Simon
It's the name of the new Too Fat Lardies ancients game

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2020, 11:39:48 AM »
Ah - that's a shame. And shows how out of touch with the cool kids I am...

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2020, 01:06:29 PM »
So you'll be getting these figures ready for 'Infamy, Infamy' then Stewart.

Don't know about Stewart, but I am!

In the end I went with painting the shields separately. Used a little wooden peg to avoid getting primer where the shield peg contacts the figure, so that might give me a stronger bond.

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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2020, 10:17:20 PM »
Don't worry Simon you are still groovy! :)


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Re: Painting Romans
« Reply #10 on: May 04, 2020, 05:59:34 AM »
Thank you Martin, although I think the word might be "wrinkly"?  ;)

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