Television is rather a frightening business. But I get all the relaxation I want from my collection of model soldiers.
Peter Cushing

Saturday, 24 December 2016

The Fellowship of the Ring

Sans the annoying hobbits. I can't be the only one who skips all Frodo and Sam stuff in both the films and the books, surely?



Anyway, these are the only members of the Fellowship I'm really interested in so I made a concerted effort to get them all finished, given a kick up the backside by the previously mentioned 15th anniversary.



The last one to be done was Boromir:




I'm actually rather proud of these. I treated them like historical miniatures, using picture references and colour matching and I took a little extra time over glazes and layers. I think the extra effort shows - although I must admit to being helped enormously by the quality of the sculpts. As always the Perry Middle Earth stuff is lovely to work with.

And I'm obviously not the only one to think so...




This is definitely the last post before Christmas and the dawn of a new project so I will bid everyone a lovely holiday and I look forward to all the loot posts appearing on my feed.

Merry Christmas everyone!

8 comments:

  1. Nope, me too. Frodo does my head in (though not as much as that rhyming bit in the book) and I quite happily sacrificed Frodo to the Uruks in a recent game of LOTR.

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    1. Heh heh heh.

      "Here - take the whiny little bugger!"

      There are times I think Boromir had a point.

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  2. Very nicely done, well worth the extra effort.

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    1. Thank you, Michael. Have a lovely Christmas!

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  3. Excellent work!
    I read the books decades before the films came out. Always had a fondness for hobbits myself - I guess I am more Gandalf and less Saruman. :) (In reality I'm probably more like hobbits (other than the stature and furry feet))
    And I do like the dwarves and elves and Rohirrim and Strider, et al.

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    1. It's just the endless depressing trudge of the Frodo Sam and Gollum that sucks my will to live.

      Which is odd because I'm quite hobbit like. And dwarvish.

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  4. p.s. Merry Christmas to all! And Happy New Year!

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