Incantations

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At the foot of a towering wicker man druids have gathered to summon a dark aspect of the  mighty Cernunnos the horned god. In a desperate, last ditch, attempt to drive blood thirsty invaders from their lands.

Cernunnos comes flanked by standard bearers and musicians from the realms of the dead as the druids open a door to the underworld to destroy their enemies.

In the distance astride a bear and under the guidance of Merlin flanked by some of his bravest warriors Arthur rushes to prevent them finishing their incantations and close the portal before the very order of time and space are ripped asunder !

The druids are from Warlord Games: Hail Caeser range.  With the addition of one further model from Ral Partha .

Cernunnos and his attendants are from Brigade Models: Celtos: Fir Bolg range. 

CernunnosStandard bearer, Musician, Musician (mounted). I got all four of them in a blister pack which was really good value from Rochester Games Models and Railways which is where indeed I get most of my supplies from.

More on Arthur and his warriors in a later post. 

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The Wickerman

My first scenic piece is the wicked

Alan the Wickerman Kit from Ainsty Casting

Looking forward to telling some exciting sagas in his shadow.

Should be able to develop some good scenarios. Sacrifice and rescue. Disruption of power. The opening of portals for gods and to other worlds.

Ideas on a postcard please 🙂

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Agrax Earthshade wash. Still planning to seal and highlight with oils.
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Base coated in Tamyia TS-3 Dark Yellow # 85003 spray paint. On an M.D.F board base, coated in P.V.A glue and builders Sand.
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Gate able to open and close using tiny magnets drilled and glued in to the body and hinges.
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Mixture of flock and stick grass on the base over a coat of Humbrol 160 German Camouflage Red Brown Matt spray paint. Wooden coffee stirrers make the start of a bonfire going to add some more drift wood “logs” .
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Drilled and glued loads of tiny pieces of wire of varying diameter into the body to give a more ragged finish.