Friday, January 24, 2014

ImagiNation music & culture

I was the happy recipient of another Xmas present from Daniel this year. I purchased these figures from Eureka last year and was grateful to take Daniel up on his Xmas offer to paint them for me. So, off to Quebec they winged and when I was visiting at Xmas, I was more than glad to pick up the finished product. This group of musicians will form the personal culture escort to Le Grand-Duc de Gourmandie. You'll notice they are only temporarily based because I haven't quite decided how to display them on the table.

String quartet with clavichord and flute. They are all dressed in the house colours of the Grand-Duc...purple. The flute player is advertised as Frederick the Great and the keyboardist as Bach but in my ImagiNation they are just part of the band.
The strings!



The that hair!
Nobleman with dogs. Again this is advertised as Frederick the Great but I think I may use this as the Grand-Duc himself.

In an attempt to solve the problem of how to display these new figures on the table, I thought that perhaps a wagon, drawn by six snow-white oxen. They could be moved about the army, spreading music and culture among the troops (after all, le Grand-Duc is a great supporter of the arts and believes all his subjects, including the army, should benefit from his ... beneficence).

Ox-cart available for Warlord Games.


  1. I think you should go through with Mike and I's crazy plan to have mobile arty on ox-carts.

  2. A great group to perform Baroque music! Maurice de Saxe was so fond of young actresses and ballerinas that I somehow invented the 'Army Field Theatre', having a troupe unofficially attached to his HQ : so...

  3. nice! although Fredrick the Great was an accomplished flautist. so that is more likely to be him.