After a slight diversion to setup and fight a battle in the snows of Norway, focus returns to the Hittites. Today sees a double shot of Hittite archers. Two stands of nine figures each emerge from the painting desk.
These figures from Newline Designs, are solid (and a bit chunky) sculpts. I found mold lines on a number of them but they paint up well and are a pleasure to paint. To my mind, Newline Designs' Biblicals are easier to paint than either Wargames Foundry or Black Tree Designs. Perhaps, I have this impression simply due to painting Newline Design Biblicals more recently than the others? I don't know.
Of late, I have been having a tough time sitting down at the painting desk for any meaningful painting sessions. Distractions abound. Setting up, playing, and recounting the recent Tretten in Flames game cut into painting time as have two PBeM games. Pleasant distractions both. Both PBeM games have wound down so more time for slapping paint on some figures. Maybe not? I plan to reset the Tretten in Flames game and give it another whirl with a handful of notes and different tactics to try.
Finally for today, I did manage to complete a dozen mounted US officers for the Spanish-American War. Photos later. Remember, I set up the terrain for an action in Cuba in April but got no further than setup since I lacked US command. Perhaps with American leadership present, I can consider putting some figures onto the table for a game?