|Pro Gloria Landsknecht Arquebusiers
Anyone who follows this blog will know that it's never long before some more Landsknechts get painted! This little group are the new figures by Pro Gloria miniatures. These follow on from the pikemen they have already released: http://camisado1500s.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/pro-gloria-landsknechts.html . Although I preferred the poses and sculpts of the Landsknecht Pike, these are great figures and are a pleasure to paint.
You may notice that none of the figures carry the characteristic "Katzbalger", the Landsknecht short sword. I like this as it means these figures could just as easily be Reisläufer Arquebusiers for the 1510s-1520s. I did think of adding some white crosses and Perry Miniatures plastic swords to make these guys specifically Reisläufer but I prefer the fact they could be either. I have painted all the feathers for those that have them white so if need be these guys can support either the Landsknechts or Swiss.
I look forward to seeing what Pro Gloria do next, I think the Gendarmes they have in the pipeline will be excellent.
|Pro Gloria Landsknechts