6mm Fatamid Cavalry - Mameluke Cavalry



So much Arab cavalry....  These are half of the Mameluke cavalry with Spear/Bow I received in my Baccus Fatimid army packs.  (This is one WHA  packs worth).  I did these in a mix of colors to build off of the color array in the foot troops to create a vivid contrast with my Crusader force.  I think this will make them "pop" more in games with the Crusaders were it is harder to see individual models in this scale.  Also, it make for a nice change of pace from the repetitive action of painting my more uniform groups.




I did these in groups of three to make them more conducive to games like Command and Colors as well as WHA.  I am planning to try out Jon's Impetus Hex board modifications with these as soon as I get the CM cavalry done.

Now I only need to base the other half.

Comments

  1. Looking good! You are rearing racking up the painted lead.

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  2. It occurs in waves. I get a bunch done, then comes the long task of basing...

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    1. Thanks, the back and forth with 28mm is going to make my eyes bleed....

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  4. Beautiful paintjob, can't do the same in 6mm...really impressive!

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    1. Thanks, although the effect is more impressionist that detail. I find the bold, simple colors give the right effect at the critical 2'-3' observation distance.

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