This project is a bit of a lark. When I saw the new Anglo-Saxon battle board for Saga, I realized an all levy warband could work. I went to Footsore and picked out 48 shield & spear levy along with 24 archers. Along with great sculpts, Footsore offers a massive variety of poses and figures. You can pick through this rabble and only occasionally find doubles. It's another reason why Footsore is my fav!
Most of these lads were painted with inks and washes over zenithal priming. I added a white drybrush over the zenithal to make my highlights pop. It is a speedy but nice effect and finished with the standard Foundry flesh 5A, B and C highlights. I mixed custom washes and inks to get more variety in this band.
The King is by Crusader Miniatures and from their El Cid line. I've had him for years and realized it might be clever to have a King leading an army made up of only farmers. All in all, I'm happy to now have a 2nd Age of Viking warband and they're quite fun to play!