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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.

Saturday, 9 June 2012

WIP: Donnington 30YW Cuirassiers #5






They're very nearly done!

Done Today:

  • Horse markings - Ivory 918
  • Horse tack and sword belts - Saddle Brown 940
  • Holsters and scabbards - Leather Brown 871
  • Wood (pistols, flag staffs) - Mahogany Brown 846
  • Metal bits - Oily Steel 865, some Bronze 998
  • Armour touch-ups - mix of Oily Steel and black ink wash
  • Horse eyes


Still To Do:

  • Klear/ink coat
  • Glue to bases
  • Add basing gunk
  • Dry-brush basing gunk
  • Matt spray varnish
  • Flocking and tufting


I'll probably be able to do the first 2 of those steps tonight, and add the basing gunk tomorrow evening when I get back from Broadside. If I don't get back too late, I might even be able to get the dry-brushing done which would allow me to do the varnishing and flocking on Monday.


5 comments:

  1. Looking great Tamsin. Love the touches of blue.

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  2. All the hard work is paying off, well done
    Staying with a project is the hardest thing!

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  3. Very impressed with your dedication to sticking at the task.Great work Tamsin.

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  4. Looking great, I'm always impressed by how much people like yourself get done.

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  5. @ Dux - you love the touches of blue? Not so much the touches of red and green? lol

    @ Geordie and Rodger - thanks, it is tough at times but I'm usually able to stick with it.

    @ Mecha Ace - it helps that I'm just going for a good 15mm tabletop standard, so no 3-shade painting to slow things down. of course, when I eventually do some 25/28mm....

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