Saturday, 30 April 2011


These figures were superbly painted for me by Andres of Einar Olafson Painting (the photo is clickable, and well worth it!).

Andres is clearly a fantastic painter!  I'm going to have a very careful look at these, to see if I can inprove my own technique, although I know I can't do detail like he does.  Then I'll base them as an army command stand.

There are some lovely pics in Andres's Gallery, I particularly rate this legionary (why don't I own any Roman mules?  A shocking oversight), and this chap, who reminds me very much of the 1962 film Taras Bulba, that I saw over 40 years ago at my Grandma's flat in Cosham, near Portsmouth.  And which I remember like it was yesterday.

I met Andres briefly at Salute and do hope our paths will cross again...  If you want to commission anything he lives in Wales and can be reached at

ps one of Andres other blogs, Softwars, has some astonighing 20mm scale Romans on it.


Man Cave said...


Christopher(aka Axebreaker) said...

No doubt, he is an awesome painter.


Cyrus said...

Yep amazing painting!

МаксимС said...

Как всегда очень красиво.

Anonymous said...

Very Tasty paint job.
The guy on the left looks like a bit of a thug and someone to have on your side during a scrap Simon.

BigRedBat said...

They are, indeed, a tough looking bunch! The one on the left must be an ex-ranker. I'm very pleased with them!

Hetairoi said...

Very characterfull miniatures.
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