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Painted Cursed Pharaoh for Kings of War

Here’s the latest character to join the ranks of my Undead Army; a Cursed Pharaoh:

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I’ve painted him in fairly standard Egyptian colours, with reds, blues and gold. This is a metal figure by Reaper Miniatures. I think it’s a great sculpt, full of detail and in quite a commanding pose, very “Forward my undead legions!” kinda thang.

There’s some nice detail in the bases of the sculpt. The Pharaoh is stood on some Egyptian style ruins, a carved block and a bust with a head dress (no, not that kind of bust, get your minds out of the gutter). I’ve added him to a 40mm round resin base that has some nice rocky detail and added a scorpion and a couple of scarab beetles from my bitz box (GW Tomb King extras).

One of the beetles is in flight, so I’ve mounted it on the base on a piece of wire, to try and show it flying. looks a bit like some kind of extravagant walking stick. I’m in two minds as to whether to leave it in situ or remove it. Time’ll tell.

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The tip of the scorpion’s sting and (you can’t really tell in these photos) the mandibles of the beetles are painted in the vivid green colour I use for the necromantic energies of my army. I like the skull-like  effect on the beetle’s carapace in the left of the photo above.

Thanks for reading!

 

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