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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

42mm Samurai: Kaage Ashigaru

Here's the first of Kaage's ashigaru. The black armor, haori colors and design, and natural wood spears will be the constant for all of Kaage's ashigaru. Other clothing will differ in colors and patterns.

I chose the natural wood for the spears because it contrasts nicely with the darker haori. I think I'll paint anything wooded the same way, which mostly will be spears, the bows and Kaage's banner (the wooden sign.) Perhaps Kaage has some spiritual background in which all wood his forces use must be pure/unpainted.

The haori design matches the costume I gave one of my unarmored samurai. This was intentional. The unarmored samurai will be Kaage's right-hand man, who is so skilled with his blade that he chooses not to wear any armor.


  1. Nice painting on some equally nice sculpts. The unarmored samurai looks fantastic. Dean

  2. Ah... I just wish you had a set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to paint up.