Sunday, November 6, 2016

They are in the forest....

Oeps, look at this poor Romain....

This month I have painted a broken Romain!!
As you know, I search the internet for the Asterix Romans.
And some figures I buy turn out to be slightly damaged, like this one.
This figure was missing the part of his spear above his hand.
Then it occurred to me, because he already had had hits ...
To make a broken spear out of it

I have used for the steel iron wire, and then made the point with milliput (Yellow-Grey)

Then 2 small details with paint on his face:
made his eye a bit purple, like he was hit on it
and made his nose a bit red, like it has bled

And so a broken Romain, is really become a Roman who came out of the fight
or at least Obelix come across in the forest ...

I am very satisfied with the end result, 
it's something different than the normal chewing gum figurines

I hope you like this guy as much as I do
and maybe this little conversion brought your  some ideas!


  1. He looks badly beaten :-D
    have you Hachete for the Asterix figs?
    There´s a site that sells all the backcatalogue from Hachete as well;

    1. or..if you want the whole lot in one go...
      if the link doesn´t work put "Das Asterix Dorf (komplett)" into´s for sale at the asking Price of €250 (probably cheaper than buying each issue from Hachette)

    2. aH ha!!!! There´s loads on E-bay...and cheaper than 250!!!

    3. Thanks for this info Paul, my plan is to make the village my self.
      But so cool to read more about the village plan, really helpful my friend!

  2. I love this conversion, wonderful job!

  3. Ah, that poor little guy! I almost gave him a kiss on his nose when he was ready at the painting table :-) Great job! Maybe it's the best you made so far.

  4. Is this your first conversion Remco?
    In my humble opinion it is fantastic!
    Which is far better than scrapping the dear little fellow who probably has had so many adventures over the years of playful fun.
    If only the little fellow could speak of it,
    it would intail a Master Works to be written that`s for sure.
    I find him an interesting conversion. Yes Indeed. Well Done.BB

    1. Thanks Paul, no not my first....
      I will keep that one for next month!
      So better come back in December again...

  5. Cool Idea Remco. very nice idea with the punched eye and bend spear

    1. Thanks Marcus, I am not sure about the bled nose, cause that's not really comic style, but I am glad with the result!

  6. poor .................... but survived

  7. Great work on that roman! The blak eye looks really good!

  8. Lovely work on the conversion as well as the painting. Great stuff. :)

  9. Hi Remco! that is a very clever fix for the broken guy... now he is "broken" but not broken! LOL! I suppose some of the Romans must be wounded! I hope you find many more... I love these guys!