First of all thanks for all of the techniques and suggestions from multiple forums on painting figures that are not "uniform" and do not fit well to an assembly line method of painting. I used them! I got motivated with the rain we had this weekend (but I still did my House Husband (HH) tasks) and finished and based the first six figures of my first "fire power" unit of Pashtun tribal infantry. I'm basing the first group on the Afridi tribe and you will see more black and blue, which they favored - though their is no hard and fast rule - in the next six. As always these figures can be used for multiple rules to include The Men Who Would be Kings (Paid Link), The Sword and The Flame, and the upcoming, available for pre-order, Blood & Steel Victorian Age Combat 1837-1901 from Firelock Games.
Using the Perry Miniature Afghan Tribal Infantry (Paid Link) has been great. I'm not a great modeler but these figures go together easily and I have had fun experimenting with multiple poses and conversions. And now the leader: