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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Monday, 21 May 2012

WIP: Old Glory Cuirassiers #5

"Hang on a second - why is there no wall of text before pictures?"

And now, demonstrating their expertise in close order drill:







Whoda thunk it? This mercenary rabble are in fact very well trained formation horsemen!

And here's a big close-up pic for you:



Yup, I got ahead of where I said I'd be when I posted last night. I cracked on and did the remaining bits of paintwork and the Klear/ink before going to bed. This morning I stuck them on bases and adding the texture gel before going to work. This evening I painted the texture gel with Flat Earth 983, dry-brushed it with Revell "Afrika Brown", added tufts then added some Noch "Meadow Grass". All they need now is a coat of matt spray varnish and they're finished. I'll do that in the morning.

I think my next side-project will be to do myself a nice baseboard for photography of finished units.



Space Demons:

I had a chance this morning to touch up the metallic black on the King. I've just done some test washes with different colours on a few of the figures to see which works best. I'm not sure that any of them do, but we'll see how they look when the washes have dried.

11 comments:

  1. They have turned out fantastic! Really nice unit

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  2. Perfectly drilled! I'm sure they must have been at the Queen's Jubilee Parade! :-) Nice figures.

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  3. Fantastic!! Really like the look of these. Great work Tamsin.

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  4. Looks pritty but can they fight? LOL

    Really like the stripped Ensigns pole, your cracking on all right

    Ian

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  5. Great work there and I love the camera work of making the cavalry move

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  6. Thanks for all the comments peeps! They have now been matt-sprayed - I'm thinking of doing a brush coat of satin varnish on the armour

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