Medieval Demons

I pledged for the Medieval Demons by Antediluvian Miniatures in 2017 and just made a start by painting up the first group. The sculpts are crisp and the white metal castings are very clean so I highly recommend this range.

Based on drawings of demons in medieval manuscripts, I intend to field these as the retinue of a powerful Daemon Prince of Tzeentch using Saga 2 rules or against actual historical fighters of the era.

With their faces leering from various body parts, colourful skin tons and bird like features, such medieval depictions of the forces of hell must have had a big influence on the Changer of the Ways in Warhammer lore.

Four humanoid figures with horned heads and colourful skin in front of medieval buildings

The foot soldiers of hell

Two devil like figures with yellow and brown skin and fur

Horns and fangs are devilish trademarks

Back view of the creatures with one sporting a face in place of his buttocks

Faces sprout from unexpected places

Two green, red, brown and blue demonic creatures

Damnation coms in many shades

Back view of the horned servants of hell

Clawed hands and feet will tear into sinners

16 thoughts on “Medieval Demons

    • Thanks, it was fun working in those rather uncommon colour combinations for a single unit. I am preparing the other three groups now and will work away on them when I am in the mood for some skin highlighting.

  1. They’re brilliant mate – I did fancy those myself, but couldn’t really think how I would paint or use them… Seeing your bright interpretation is a joy!

    • Cheers, the paint jobs on their site are great and provided my inspiration, together with images from medieval manuscripts, which the sculptor and painter will have used themselves. Still got some way to go with the figures I have, but I do hope the range will expand regardless.

    • Thank you! Those medieval monks could get pretty vulgar in their illuminations so I think the range is currently quite restrained. Let’s see what else they might add in future :)

  2. They are neat. I particularly like the yellowish skin you did on the one and the unusual color combinations work for me as well.

    • Thanks, the yellow guy was the first I finished, I also thought it came out nicely. Will definitely use that skin tone again.

    • Cheers, he looks pretty deranged!

      Antediluvian Miniatures struck me as a manufacturer that could tickle your fancy. I think I have to get some of their 19th century interpretations of popular dinosaurs too.

  3. Excellent work on those. Love the skin tones and fresh or historical take on the demon kind. Those unexpected faces came out really well and you really draw the eye to them.

    • Thank you! It is a fun and unusual collection to work on (something you would know all about!), and there is more to come including a big guy.

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