View Full Version : Lainer's Bretonnians

29-11-2006, 23:13
I am one of those players that never get anything done. I own 5-6 armies of 1500+ points but none of them have been more than half painted (most have never seen the battlefield at all).

When the current line of bretonninans were released I once again bought a ton o f models I never got around to paint. As my exams finish early this year, I have decieded to finally do something about this.

Before I put them on the shelves I managed to finish a box of Men at Arms:

I plan to touch theese up a bit and add some highligthing.

I also "finished" 2 knigths. And yes, I know that the cloth surfaces are screaming "highligth me!".


I'm planning to finish these two and the rest of their unit to start with.

30-11-2006, 06:12
Those are looking quite nice. And, whilst the Bretonnian Knights could do with a highlight, personally I think they look quite smashing simply block painted. That that much variety and bold colors, I think it helps them stand out a bit. but that Might just be me.

30-11-2006, 20:56
Buzy reading for my exams at the moment, but here is a picture of what will be my generals Royal Pegasus.


Nothing fancy, just a repositioning of a wing and the rear hooves to make it able to stand on its hind legs. Looking forward to paint it.

Murderous Monkey
01-12-2006, 00:43
Royal Pegasus looks good in that pose! Your painting is very neat, and that's what's most important for a full sized army, the overall effect is crucial and your basing is a good start for that.

As you say though, going that little bit further and giving those knights a highlight (and shade) would make them a lot better. Bretonnia is a tough army to paint en mass though since you can't production line paint - good luck finishing it, and have plenty of fun doing it.

Have you set yourself a time limit or particular goals? I find I get distracted easily by character models and never quite finish my regiments, a poor state of affairs for any army so I have to be very disciplined and set myself targets.

01-12-2006, 16:54
I gave up setting time limits or promising myself not to buy more before I painted what I already have about 8 years ago. I'm using this log to force myself to get something done.

01-12-2006, 18:02
I like the men at arms, They really look like idiots, while still being in uniform. There are not many regiments that possess both qualities :D..
The champion is a perfect example of this :)
The knights look good too!