While working on my 28mm French Infantry for FIW , I paused to work on these figures. The first figure is a converted Perry metal miniature, the other 3 figures are free bees from M&T.
My first attempt at painting a Native American Indian, a nice change from painting WW 2 figures.
His a bit of a blood thirsty warrior, a nicely sculptured figure.
This figure represents a French man, named Daniel Lienard De Beajueu who allowed himself to be painted up with Indian war paint to co-erst his Indian allies to attack the British who where advancing towards the French fort.
I really did not like this figure and found his stance a bit weird, so instead of throwing him into the reject bin, I decided to send him into surgery cutting legs and limbs and re-positing them to try and make him a bit more presentable.
Finished figure with a some Indian warpaint added.
For my American Native Indian force, I decided to purchased Perry FIW metal miniatures, I really did not have any use for this figure so I decided to convert him into a Indian Ritualist.First step, use a hobby knife to remove his musket, feather on-top of his head and his pointed finger. I then used a hobby drill bit to make a hole in both clenched fists and used a trimmed paper clip into both hands and glued in place with super glue. I then used Milliput to sculpt a face mask,tortoise shell and his mystical wand.