Thursday, December 31, 2015

Swedish war ship and a Happy New Year to you all



Happy New Year !!!


Last blog post for this year and its a bunch of pictures of the Swedish War Ship I painted for the Pikeman´s Lament rules. I will  have it as a backdrop scenarey or have as an scenario objective or...maybe some sort of ship battle scenario, Dan and I will add rules for that after publication so no ship rules in the finished product as that is not the main focus of them but a nice add on;)

The ship was painted inspired of the colouring of the Swedish ship Vasa, that you can see here in Stockholm, a really good museum well worth a visit, and it was indeed a visit to the museum Dan and I did in November that made me find this toyship and finish it, always good with inspiration from history:)

The harbour terrain in the pictures are build by a clubmatey, Jocke for his Pulp game but work as well for 17th century, please be sure to take a look at his blog to.

In the pictures I also added som more minis to the crew, 6 more gunners and some Swedish marines from the Warlord TYW range to get a more warship feel and not so much pirate ship I hope it worked.



























































38 comments:

  1. Fantastic work once gain Michael! It looks superb in the docks setting.

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  2. Really nice model and paintwork. Looking forward seeing it in an aar in the future.

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  3. Now you need some Russian and Danish ships to fight against

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  4. BOOM - what a way to finish a great hobby year! Amazing centerpiece!!! Happy New Year Michael

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  5. Wow, that looks amazing! I look forward to seeing it in your battle reports!

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  6. Wow! Absolutely superb! All the best for the New Year!

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  7. Wow.. now u can sit back and enjoy a few games with it! What a lot of work, very well done, love your port terrain... very cool

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  8. A stunning way to finish the year Michael! Superb work on the ship!

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  9. WOW! Every now and then you come across a blogpost that just takes your breath away. This is such a post. Absolutely fantastic! Love the strong colours. What an amazing piece to have on the table when gaming. A perfect end to your blogging year. Happy new year! /Mattias

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  10. Superb! A great centerpiece for a table.

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  11. Thats truly magnificent, a beautiful ship all set in your usual brilliant terrain settings, and a awesome way to see out 2015,

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  12. Great looking ship! Good to see that vaguely familiar harbour and smaller ship come to good use also :-)
    I somehow fell the pressure to build more of that harbour...

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    1. Thanks Joakim ! Your harbour terrain really lifts my pictures, and yeas please would be nice with a bit more of it so one couls have a few more houses:)

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  13. Absolutely superb! Have a great New Tear Michael!!!

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  14. Cracking work, and love the harbour too!

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  15. Absolutely stunning and an awesome post to end the year on!

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  16. Great job! The ship looks great!!! Happy New Year Michael! I hope we can get some games in at the club soon. Have a safe 20161

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  17. Happy New Year to you and your family

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  18. My goodness me, that is stunning Michael and Happy New Year.

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  19. great piece of work Michael.....looking forward to seeing it as the centre of a harbour skirmish

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  20. What a marvellous piece of modelling Michael – truly stunning indeed! A very fitting end to another year filled with fantastic projects.

    Happy New Year mate!

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  21. A great work as usual! :)

    Is the Lion maskaroons on the gun-ports the only decorations that wasnt in the original toy?

    If so is it time to have a look on the net for that ship and a few imperial shields... :D

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    1. Lions, ancors, masts, ropes and the deck guns I have added otherewise its the originale toy.

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  22. Fantastic work Michael! The pictures are so atmospheric one can almost hear the buzzle of a well frequented port. Now you only need a tavern for some proper bar brawl for your sailors

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    1. Thanks !!!

      Guess i have ti build me a tavern then ;)

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  23. Awesome work, you bring history to life with each of your posts! Happy New Year to you and your family Michael.

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  24. Wow, great work Michael!!! That is a beautifully executed setup, model and painting!

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  25. Fantastic looking ship Michael, Is that a plastic kit or a resin model?

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    1. Thanks Matt!
      It is a pirate of carebbean toy ship.

      http://dalauppror.blogspot.se/2015/12/ship-build-1.html?m=0

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    2. Looks like you picked up a proper bargain!

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