While the original posts in this Gangs of Rome series focused more on the mobs and the larger mosaic tile bases, I didn't want to forget the most important aspect of the game... and that is the Gladiators!
Here's a few more, and this time you get a better sense of how the ID number and wound counters fit into the bases.
The majority of these characters have bases that match those larger versions that were made for the mobs. Here's a link to one step by step post:
Most of the figures were painted with oils, part of a huge batch that I was working on along with a number of other figures.
I have discussed the value of oil paints when tackling huge batches of figures, where the extended drying times make it easier to carry out blends on a large number of figures all at once. It is almost like having a wet palette for your miniatures!
Finally, we end up with the Mastiff, who is one big puppy!!!