The painting of my Essex Dacians is now complete. I have attempted to use more washes and shading during the painting process and some figures have come out quite well.
The shields posed a big challenge. The majority of shields use designs which are a simplification of images from Trajan's Column. Some are of my own creation. I find this fine detail work very tricky but from a distance I think they look OK.
Flocking tonight - more pictures to follow.
I will field them this Thursday for the first time. Battle report to follow.
Psiloi and artillery:
Warbands, falxmen, and mounted:
Next project: Later Carthaginians:
Here's how they start out looking: