Tuesday, May 24, 2016
It's been a while since my last report. No apologies, just a nod to the vagaries of life.
So to spring myself back into action, a short look at a project I've almost completed: French Ordonnance Army, mid to late 15th century, for the honourable Mr. Ross Cotsios.
The first base I did, Impetus basing, was for a group of Perry peasants. What can you do with peasants to make them interesting? We decided to return them to their natural habitat: a pigsty. Harsh you might say? Monsieur, those cochons be damned coûteux.
I like to do at least one base in an army that shows something of the army's nature. Impetus lends itself to this, with big unit bases and plenty of military and social history to draw from. Then it's just execution.
More of these images will go up over the coming weeks and months. I'll share some ideas, and bitch a little, and we'll all have a few laughs. And just to give you a small taste: