I needed a female human archer to complete my new Frostgrave warband, so thought I'd see if I could make one using the pieces from the North Star plastic Frostgrave soldiers set. While I've heard it said that since the clothing on these figures is so bulky that any of them could be used as women, since the figure's shape wouldn't show through all the clothing layers anyway, I like it when figures that are supposed to be female actually look like a woman. I didn't want to just sculpt breasts on one of the existing figures either, as that seldom turns out good. So I thought about where I could find a female torso to use, and turned to either the Wargames Factory Amazon set, or Female Zombie set. I didn't think the armor on the Amazons looked right for Frostgrave, so I selected one of the female zombie bodies from a spare sprue I had.
After the figure was assembled, I glued it to a 1" fender washer, and then spray primed it with flat white. I then painted it.
The calm after the storm: Some painting - I mentioned in my previous post that it has been a hectic time at work. We finally ran the week-long exercise I'd been preparing last week, so I reached ...
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