Category: Steven’s Armies


Animal Blinds: Ghosts in the African Darkness

For the Portuguese Colonial War – set in Africa – I used Wild Animals as my Blinds. Lion, Tiger, Giraffe, Rhino, Croc, African Cow, Hippo, Ostrich, Antelope, Warthog, Hyena and Ape on a tree. This is also a nod to the movie “Ghosts in the Darkness” where some supposedly supernatural lions kills a whole bunch of people in southern Africa.

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Stevens Insurgents for the Portuguese Colonial War

This is my Insurgent ‘army’ for the Portuguese Colonial War. I’m also painting a Portuguese force.

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Steven’s Portuguese for the Portuguese Colonial War on Individual Bases

This is my Portuguese ‘army’ for the Portuguese Colonial War. I’m also painting a generic Insurgent force.

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Steven’s Spanish Army of the Eighty Years War

My Renaissance Spanish army. These chaps can do service in the latter part of the Eighty Years’ War or in the Thirty Years’ War.

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Steven’s Aztec Army

I picked up a small Aztec army on ebay. I didn’t know the figure manufacturer but Peter Feinler kindly pointed out they are Naismith Design available from Navwar. They are compatible with Essex and Gladiator although a tad more slight that either, and a lot smaller than Falcon. I’ve also mixed in three Essex figures that I had – two painted by John Mclennan and one by me.

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Steven’s Peninsular French Army

A few snaps of my French army for the Peninsular War. Nominally they are for my Albuera Project although I’ve not much to show for them just yet.

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Steven’s Peninsular British Army

A few snaps of my British army for the Peninsular War. Nominally they are for my Albuera Project although I’ve not much to show for them just yet.

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Steven’s Dutch Army

My Dutch Revolt army was the first army that Roland Davis painted for me. In fact it was the second Dutch Revolt army Roland had painted in a row. He had previously painted this army for John Mclennan. I saw John’s army at a Wargames Tournament in New Zealand, fell in love with it, and asked Roland to paint one for me. Which he did. He was, I understand, a little tired with the Dutch by the end of it. These chaps can do service in the latter part of the Eighty Years’ War or in the Thirty Years’ War.

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Steven’s Chilean Army for the South American Wars of Liberation

This is the Chilean element of San Martin’s Army of the Andes from my 1817-18 Chilean Project.

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Steven’s Seleucid Army for Field of Glory

I’m interested in the Rise of Rome and was very happy to pick up Ian Galley’s beautiful Selucid army when he wanted to move to other projects. This army has done service under WRG 6, WRG 7, DBM but more recently using Field of Glory.

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Steven’s Later Carthaginian Army for Field of Glory

I’m interested in the Punic Wars and Roman conquest of Hispania (240 – 20 BC) and Carthaginian was my first ancients army. But that was 20mm and plastic. Now I’m a 15mm guy so I’ve been building up Carthaginian army for the period for 20 years. The army has done service under DBM but more recently using Field of Glory.

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Steven’s Mid Republican Roman Army for Field of Glory

I’m interested in the Punic Wars and Roman conquest of Hispania (240 – 20 BC) and Carthaginian was my first ancients army. But that was 20mm and plastic. Now I’m a 15mm guy so I’ve been building up Carthaginian army for the period for 20 years. The army has done service under DBM but more recently using Field of Glory.

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Steven’s Later Macedonian Army for Field of Glory

I’m interested in the Rise of Rome and Later Macedonian was my second ancients army. Before I moved to 15mm metal figures I had a Later Macedonian in 1/76th scale plastic figures that I, mostly, inherited from my father. I’m still rather fond of of the army even if the original figures are long gone.

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Steven’s Ancient Spanish Army for Field of Glory

I’m interested in the Punic Wars and Roman conquest of Hispania (240 – 20 BC) so I’ve been building up Spanish army for the period for 20 years. The army has done service under DBM but more recently using Field of Glory.

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Steven’s Royalist Army for the South American Wars of Liberation

This is my Royalist army from my 1817-18 Chilean Project. Roland is working on the Patriots including the Argentines and Chileans. I’m painting the Royalists.

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