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Levente M.




Location: Hungary
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PostPosted: Tue 26 Mar, 2013 7:01 am    Post subject: Viking shield pattern         Reply with quote

Hello!

I'm in the process of making a viking shield, and while the glue is drying, I'm trying to figure out how to paint the face of the shield.
I know I want it to be red and white, I'm not sure about the pattern though.

Should I just divide the face in four areas and paint them red and white interchangably? Or should I use a more complex pattern? What do you think is most aspproptriate? I'm aiming for the late 10th, early 11th century, norwegian or danish viking.

I attached pictures of two variants that I'm considering.

Thanks!



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Johan Gemvik




Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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PostPosted: Sat 30 Mar, 2013 1:46 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Sweet looking shield.
Both variants are historically accurate but my personal favorite would be the second one.

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