After all the combat-oriented troopers I've painted up for my Lone Wolf Citadel Guard patrol (for Mordheim, Frostgrave and now possibly Warcry gaming), it was about time I added to the single missile trooper.
The second crossbowman is actually the model that set the look for these troops - the bandit from the Lone Wolf range. The third crossbowman is another Citadel feudal / Bretonnian figure. All three share a lot of visual similarities - take a look at their padded jerkins, helmets and leggings.
I kept the painting quick and simple with blue livery to match the Guards' tabards, and a flash of yellow to evoke their cloaks.
|Bandit, Captain and Citadel Guard from the Lone Wolf range.|
The bandit figure is a really nice characterful sculpt, that suffers a little from having some crude details (especially his hands). The Bretonnian crossbowman is just a little tighter and more refined in terms of the sculpt, but in reality I like the bandit more!