The Breaking of the Fellowship 6 – Legolas

Posted: Apr 8, 2013 in Lord of the Rings
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Legolas from the ‘Breaking of the Fellowship’ set is finished. I have now completed the eight members of the Fellowship who were at Amon Hen. The set also included a Gandalf model depicting him shortly before falling in Moria (his ‘You shall not pass!’ pose) which I will no doubt get around to painting at some point.

He was tall as a young tree, lithe, immensely strong, able swiftly to draw a great war-bow and shoot down a Nazgul, endowed with the tremendous vitality of Elvish bodies, so hard and resistant to hurt that he went only in light shoes over rock or through snow, the most tireless of all the Fellowship.

Legolas gave me the most trouble out of all the models from the Fellowship and I found it difficult to match the green of his tunic to the film (it still isn’t perfect). The tunic was painted Luftwaffe Green, shaded with Athonian Camo Shade and highlighted with Loren Forest followed by Straken Green.


The completed members of the Fellowship together:

The Breaking of the Fellowship

I also have a few other projects on the desk which I intend to get on with now that these guys are done. I have my recently purchased ‘Escape from Goblin Town’ boxed set (which I will share with you later in the week) and my Dark Angel army to be getting on with.

All the best,


  1. Barks says:

    Andy, these look gorgeous, but I think that brighter lighting will allow the rest of us to really appreciate them. PS love the map

    • Andrew King says:


      It’s good to hear you like them. Lighting is my bugbear, whatever set up I use they always seem to turn out darker in real life. I hope you can see the models clearly enough as they are though.


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