|Barca shown waiting for the killing stroke decision.|
If you haven't seen the series, I highly recommend it for it's plethora of graphic images purely for visual reference and artistic inspiration, of course.
Now how cool is this gladiator?
|Any living, breathing guy couldn't possibly resist these 'WARNINGS'. |
This is, like, a really good check list for any of my movies.
| I especially like the standard and obligatory disclaimer at the beginning of each episode |
to supposedly warn off parents but definitely ensure the curiosity factor.
|Dry brushed and ready for some color. Part of me would like to leave them in this state b/c it really shows off the detail of these beautiful sculpts.|
|The variety of poses feature some of the typical standbys (left to right): Murmillo or Samnite or Hoplomachus, Dimachaerus (two swords), Hoplomachus with sword, Retiarius with rope, and Hoplomachus with spear and buckler.|
|John at Black Tree Design threw in a couple of samples of Goblin Gladiators: Retiarius and generic swordsman.|
|The other poses (left to right): Retiarius with net, heavy Hoplomachus with spear and buckler, Goblins and Thracian.|