1. Copying kits is a crime that hurts original artists & producers. Help support your favorite artists by buying their original works. PlanetFigure will not tolerate any activities related to recasting, and will report recasters to authorities. Thank you for your support!

Order of Alcántara

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Figure Mad, May 12, 2009.

  1. Marcel Active Member

    Country:
    Spain
    Dave, wonderful painted whites and heraldry!
    I echo the others fantastic piece of work.

    Marcel.
  2. AntiJihadistCrusader Member

    Country:
    United-States
    The rule of the Order determined the color of the coat. I be;ieve that if you follow those other orders who followed the Templar rule and those who followed the Hospitaller rul you will find the answer as to the correct color for coat. The Templars and Hospitallers started both with balck but Templars very early in ther history turned to white. Hospitallers keept black until the early 14th c when they changed to red coat with white cross. My doubt is with the style of the cross...yes it is supposed to be ended each arm with a fluer de lis with leaves turned back as if to form a letter M...but how "flourished" was in the Middle Ages Im in doubt...one has 17th C paintings depicting Calatrava and Alcantara Knights and the crosses are "flourishy" but...it was an stylization of late or in medieval times was more simple?Just wondering oit loud...teh painting is excellent Dave..
  3. AntiJihadistCrusader Member

    Country:
    United-States

Share This Page

planetFigure Links

Reviews & Open Box
Buy. Sell & trade
Articles
Link Directory
Events
Advertising

Popular Sections

Figure & Minis News
vBench - Works in Progress
Painting Talk
Sculpting Talk
Digital Sculpting Talk
The Lounge
Report Piracy

Who we are

planetFigure is a community built around miniature painters, sculptors and collectors, We are here to exchange support, Information & Resources.

© planetFigure 2003 - 2019.