Saturday, June 18, 2016

Arrrr Jim Lad ... there be poirates!!

Poirates mee laaad .. arrrrrr an' ahoy there yee scurvy dog.

Pirates, you say? Pirates I say. Another of those armies that began (over 5 years ago) when I saw a cheap small galleon which just begged to be used as an airboat. I've had a box of Orion Pirates sitting in the unpainted figure pile since not long after, waiting.

So, FINALLY!!! The army is underway. I decided that I'd take ore of a Hollywood bright colours approach than a realistic dark sombre approach, and here are the first elements.

The assemblage so far: airboat, magician, hero and two warbands

The war band: riotous scurvy pirate dogs.. arrrr

Hero base: Ling John Silver and pirate mate with treasure map

Magician base: sirens on rocks bespelling sailors and luring them to their doom

The airboat, based up and flying high over the waves.
More to come - watch this space.


3 comments:

  1. Very nice, especially the airboat.

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  2. Great stuff. Where ever do you find the time?

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    1. This is just 5 minutes here, 10 minutes there... rarely do I ever get more than 10-15 minutes in a single sitting.
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