Dwarf: Drunegar Runekeeper
January 17, 2010
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I bought this figure last year with the intent to build it for my
mom. She likes dwarves, and has some garden gnomes. I found this one by
Andrea, and it was the best representation I could come across.
scale is 54mm, and it is a metal figure.
The kit base was only the
rocky perch, but I added extra groundwork with Sculptamold and scenic
The discarded battle-weary shield is actually a simple base
included with old Andrea figures. I always felt they'd make good
The discarded sword sheath is from a little stash of old Games
Workshop stuff, and I made the belt from tin. The buckle is a small
piece of wire bent to form a buckle.
The dwarf, as you can see, is a stately warrior. There was plenty of
detail in his armor, and it was great fun to pick this out with paint.
I also tried a new style for his armor, varying silver, gold, and
copper for a nifty effect.
This was also my first time to paint
precious gems. I consulted a book for the correct appearance.
lots of character in his face, and I'm pleased to have brought this
out. I gave his flesh a hint of red.
The official name for this figure
is "Drunegar Runekeeper", and he's part of a fantasy series by Andrea
called "The Warlord Saga". There are some pretty cool ones in this
line, and eventually I might paint some more of them.
For now I hope
you enjoy these photos of mom's new prize. :-)