M-Model Templar Knight in 54mm scale
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Uploaded by on Dec 14, 2012
Time for a knight again! The Crusades are a very interesting subject so i decided to paint a figure of a Templar Knight from M-Model in 54mm scale (1/32). The kit is made out of resin and it is not that difficult to put it together. The recent releases of M-Model are great, i will definately get more in the future! I used acrylic colours from Revell and Lifecolor to paint the figure. I put a little clip from the TV show "horrible histories" at the end of the slideshow, just to give you some background information about the Crusades. They manage it to tell history in a very funny way, thats why i love this show! The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple (French: Ordre du Temple or Templiers) or simply as Templars, were among the most famous of the Western Christian military orders. The organisation existed for nearly two centuries during the Middle Ages. Officially endorsed by the Catholic Church around 1129, the Order became a favoured charity throughout Christendom and grew rapidly in membership and power. Templar knights, in their distinctive white mantles with a red cross, were among the most skilled fighting units of the Crusades. Non-combatant members of the Order managed a large economic infrastructure throughout Christendom, innovating financial techniques that were an early form of banking, and building fortifications ...