But the painting with oil paint is because of the long drying times always somewhat time consuming. Particularly, if something fails and must be replaced.
The troop of Roman Warriors with windinstruments and torches I have made because of their smallness out of Milliput-putty. The size is about 1.5 to 2 cm. In transparent boxes I sorted the appropriate instrumets and possibly torches.
Here are the 7 figures finished mounted to the stern.
Located between the upper and lower galleries are grotesque console heads. I have taken their shape off the model with Milliput. Then I carved the characters in box.
Side galleries fitted so far in comparison with the original