Moving on with the frequent blog updates, we have here today a first batch of Jomsviking/Pagan Rus models. These are reinforcements for a Jomsviking warband for Saga which I painted last year, just before I started the blog. The colour scheme of these models is the same as the rest of the warband, so no big surprises there. Let’s take a look.
First off we have the relatively new Pagan Rus warlord on the left, which I think is a fantastic model, and Jarl Sigvaldi of the Jomsvikings on the right. These models didn’t receive much more attention than the rest of the warband which might not have brought out the details in full, but the watchword for this paintjob is coherence – the rest of the warband got the same treatment.
The one thing I did add to them was a little freehand pattern on the hem of their cloaks. Again, I opted not to increase the palette for this, but stayed with black and white.
In Saga, Jarl Sigvaldi forms a unit with these three chaps. Alternatively, I guess they can perform as hearthguard models. In any case, they got the same treatment as the two head honchos. Black undercoat, runefang steel drybrush, then basecoats with a wash, then details.
There you go, another Viking update. Do tell me if it gets boring! You’ll be getting at least two more updates from me this week, after that I’m going back to work again (no more recuperating!) so updates will most likely be weekly again. I’ll certainly be writing down my impressions of Crisis 2013, look for it on Sunday!