The Celtic warriors, or Gauls as they were called in the French part of their range, spiked their hair up with lime and wore horned and winged helmets to emphasize their large stature. Their attacks on the battlefield were fearless, wild and savage, but they were also skilled and deadly. As the Celts spread over their vast range, having conquered most of Europe at their height, their warriors developed different styles of warfare.

The Celtic warriors, or Gauls as they were called in the French part of their range, spiked their hair up with lime and wore horned and winged helmets to emphasize their large stature. Their attacks on the battlefield were fearless, wild and savage, but they were also skilled and deadly. As the Celts spread over their vast range, having conquered most of Europe at their height, their warriors developed different styles of warfare.

Wendelin   Red-haired Celtic warrior maiden, stands with sword and shield ready to defend her people Martha and Marianne Gallery

Wendelin Red-haired Celtic warrior maiden, stands with sword and shield ready to defend her people Martha and Marianne Gallery

Ancient Celts - Celtic warriors often painted their bodies with a blue die from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them.

Ancient Celts - Celtic warriors often painted their bodies with a blue die from a plant called "Woad". The woad would be painted in different shapes, such as animal. They were very fierce fighters, and the Romans feared them.

Budicca. by Claudia-SG female Viking warrior spear javelin hunter huntress nomad fighter armor clothes clothing fashion player character npc | Create your own roleplaying game material w/ RPG Bard: www.rpgbard.com | Writing inspiration for Dungeons and Dragons DND D&D Pathfinder PFRPG Warhammer 40k Star Wars Shadowrun Call of Cthulhu Lord of the Rings LoTR + d20 fantasy science fiction scifi horror design | Not Trusty Sword art: click artwork for source

Budicca. by Claudia-SG female Viking warrior spear javelin hunter huntress nomad fighter armor clothes clothing fashion player character npc | Create your own roleplaying game material w/ RPG Bard: www.rpgbard.com | Writing inspiration for Dungeons and Dragons DND D&D Pathfinder PFRPG Warhammer 40k Star Wars Shadowrun Call of Cthulhu Lord of the Rings LoTR + d20 fantasy science fiction scifi horror design | Not Trusty Sword art: click artwork for source

A fine 54mm model of a Celtic warrior ~ except his hair is spiked back, with lime, and he has a helmet. The lime made the warriors hair stiff, so a helmet would be rendered un-wearable and redundant. Look good though.

A fine 54mm model of a Celtic warrior ~ except his hair is spiked back, with lime, and he has a helmet. The lime made the warriors hair stiff, so a helmet would be rendered un-wearable and redundant. Look good though.

Scathach’s themes are sports, strength, excellence, kinship, art, tradition, magic, protection and victory. Her symbols are Tartans (plaids) and Celtic music.  This Celtic mother figure endows strength, endurance and the ability to ‘go the distance’ no matter our situation. In Scotland She is also a warrior Goddess who protects the land using magic as a weapon, as implied by the translation of Her name, ‘she who strikes fear.’ Warriors from around Scotland were said to have studied under…

Scathach’s themes are sports, strength, excellence, kinship, art, tradition, magic, protection and victory. Her symbols are Tartans (plaids) and Celtic music. This Celtic mother figure endows strength, endurance and the ability to ‘go the distance’ no matter our situation. In Scotland She is also a warrior Goddess who protects the land using magic as a weapon, as implied by the translation of Her name, ‘she who strikes fear.’ Warriors from around Scotland were said to have studied under…

Celtic warrior, 6th century BC- 2nd century BC Austria "Classic" Celt look. Hard to do SCA wise :)

Celtic warrior, 6th century BC- 2nd century BC Austria "Classic" Celt look. Hard to do SCA wise :)

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