Feb 24 2013

Roman Homes

Some new backdrops for new Memento Mori locations. The textures are based on pictures I took in Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, the Naples National Archaeological Museum an the Pompejanum in Aschaffenburg.


Roman Homes

Wall texture – based on images I took at the Naples National Archaeological Museum and Oplontis
Floor texture – based on images I took at the Roman Museum, Cologne

Caesar bust – bought at a souveniershop in Rome
Priapus statue – bought at souvenir stand in Pompeii
Amphora – bought at souvenir stand in Pompeii
Stool – actually Chinese, bought on a fashion doll fair
White Column – an old candleholder (a present)
Brown Column – (a present)
Table – a Greek plate on a fleemarket candleholder


Roman Homes

Wall texture – based on images I took at the Naples National Archaeological Museum
Floor texture – based on images I took at the Roman Museum, Cologne

Neptune/Poseidon statue – found on ebay
chair – Egyptian furniture, bought in an Asia shop
Amphora – bought at souvenir stand in Pompeii
Nero bust – present from a Roman online shop


Roman Homes

Wall texture – based on images I took at the Pompejanum, Aschaffenburg
Floor texture – based on images I took at Ostia Antica

Chairs & stools – actually Chinese, bought on a fashion doll fair
Tabletop – an Egyptian plate
Faun statue – bought at souvenir stand in Pompeii
Amphora – bought at souvenir stand in Pompeii
Agrippina-like head – bought on a fashion doll fair


Roman Homes

Wall texture – based on images I took at the Pompejanum, Aschaffenburg
Floor texture – based on images I took at Ostia Antica

Bed – handmade
Food – Re-ment
Ham, lemon & carrots – bought in Naples on Via San Gregorio Armeno
Chariot – 1 1:72 model
Satyr statue – found on ebay


Roman Homes


Roman Homes

Floor Textures

black mosaic – based on images I took at Herculaneum
white mosaic – based on images I took at Pompeii

Amphora – bought at souvenir stand in Pompeii
everything else – bought in Naples on Via San Gregorio Armeno


Dec 1 2012

Familia Gladiatoria

The familia gladiatoria is still growing.

Thelonicus - Secutor
Thelonicus – Secutor

Danaos - Murmillo
Danaos – Murmillo

Gratus - Hoplomachus
Gratus – Hoplomachus

Scorpio - Scissor
Scorpio – Scissor

Leo - Provocator
Leo – Provocator


Oct 27 2012

Visit from Berlin

Marcus Ulpius Felix

Marcus aka Russel1 from the German AFD board bashed a gladiator named Marcus Ulpius Felix. He’d send me the figure to take some pictures with him in the arena. First he had a fight as a murmillo. After that he tried to fight as a secutor.

Marcus Ulpius Felix

Marcus Ulpius Felix

Marcus Ulpius Felix


Sep 2 2012

Celadus Thraex vs. Flamma Murmillo

Thraex vs. murmillo

Some pictures of a fight between the thraex Celadus from Kaustic Plasik and the murmillo Flamma from ACI.


Aug 27 2012

Astacius – Retiarius

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Here are some pictures of the Kaustic Plastic gladiator Astacius. Now he’s waiting for a secutor.


Aug 20 2012

Venatio

As usual the day starts with the venatio.

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venatio


Aug 17 2012

Summa Rudis

Here’s the finished set and some pictures of the first referee, called the summa rudis.

summa rudis

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And a little movie quote.

Some gladiator fights will follow….


Aug 14 2012

Final Paint

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After the painting.

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Adding some details. I found the roof tiles in Naples. The eagle was the head of a pennant.

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The senators.

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The crowd.

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The vestal virgins.


Aug 12 2012

The Walls

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The walls are made from laminate underlay as well.

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The rounded top is simply a pipe insulation.

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More marble works on the staircase.

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The lion gate (Modur). The walls got some stone texture.


Aug 9 2012

Marble Works

The marble works are done with a self-adhesive marble foil.

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