Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Triremes VI ... WIP ... "The Eyes Have It"

Am I crazy, paint "eyes" on a 1/1200 scale trireme, well they are distinctive but "blow me" they are small ... from six foot away (wargaming distance) would you even notice? The more I looked at pictures of old triremes the more I knew I had to do it (see below):

A close-up (see below, a white dab either side of the bow [trying to keep them level] the black dot the middle and underline top and bottom with a black line):

Sigh of relief, thirty six small eyes dotted .. job done. If I was trying to be fancy I could have given them different coloured pupils, but I am not that insane (for this batch at least).

Next: Fleet Colours

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