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Pegaso's 90mm "Argiraspide" in progress!
Thor
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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Member Since: June 19, 2002
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Posted: Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 04:22 PM UTC
Hey all,

Wow, it has been quite some time since i last posted on Armorama.
It has been a busy period (had to move to another city for a job which is asking quite some time)
I'm happy that i'm finally able to show something again!

I recently bought Pegaso's 90mm Greek Nobleman "Argiraspide" from PhantomMajor here on Armorama and i started putting the kit together last week. Here are some in progress pictures.

I couldnt find any bronze colour that i could buff, so instead i used a combination of colours to achieve the bronze look of his armour.
I havent done his legplates yet (only basecoat), but his breastplate and helmet are done, so you can see the difference between them.

Do you think that i should paint the raised parts of his armour (lines, figures) in a different metal colour, like silver, or is it just fine like it is?

Dolf





Hwa-Rang
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Sunday, May 28, 2006 - 12:52 PM UTC
This figure has been, on my wish list, for a long time.

You've definitely done a good job on the Greek so far.

The metal work looks great. I wouldn't paint the raised parts of the body armour in a different color. If you want to accentuate the raised parts further, you could drybrush with your base bronze color.
periklis
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Argolis, Greece / Ελλάδα
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Posted: Monday, May 29, 2006 - 07:48 PM UTC
Thor

usually the bronze armour was only bronze, there are no speciments found yet to show that they were silver.

on my figures when they are greek hoplites i paint only bronze.

But at the end of the day it is your figure and you can paint it as you like!!!! If it looks wright it is wright!!!! tha's my moto
Thor
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Posted: Monday, May 29, 2006 - 10:06 PM UTC
Thanks for the replies guys,

I try indeed to paint figures as historically accurate as possible, so i'll stick with the bronze then!