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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.

Friday, 24 August 2012

WIP: 30YW Blue Reiters #1; WIP: 30YW Red Dragoons #1

Crikey! 3 posts in a day!

Just a quick WIP post to show what these units have had done so far.

Both units:
Horse basecoats
Manes, tails, cannons, muzzles shaded black for bay horses
Wash shading of horse flesh

Dragoons:
Horse markings (socks, blazes)
Saddle cloths
Horse tack
Faces and bare hands
Black undercoat and Oily Steel dry-brush for gun barrels
Yellow Ochre basecoat for flag and sashes

I'm going to leave it there for tonight. Given that it's only 6 foot and 4 riders, I should be able to finish these at least to the point where they are based and gunked tomorrow.



8 comments:

  1. Always some good progress Tamsin. you're a machine girl!

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  2. 3 posts in a day!!!!!!!! And all them figures nearly done as well. I'll be sending my stuff up for you to paint soon, you'll be running out of things to paint!!!

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  3. So you decided to do both units LOL.

    Good progress

    Ian

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  4. Blimey your getting through the painting at a rate-of-knots! I haven't picked up a brush in weeks (work, holiday, work, lethargy, work, dozing off in front of the TV like an old fart, work, etc) so I'm a tad envious of your discipline!

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  5. How do you do it??? Great stuff Tamsin.

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  6. @ Fran - I hope you aren't meaning that in a "7 of 9" way ;)

    @ Ray - no way are you sending me your stuff to paint. I've got more than enough in my leadpile as it is, and definitely more on the way!

    @ Ian - only the horse basecoats and washes as it makes sense to do those in larger batches. Now they're done, I'm only working on the dragoons; the reiters will be done afterwards.

    @ Lee - well, you do actually have a life, unlike me! ;)

    @ Rodger - see my reply to Lee!

    Oh - cheers all!

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  7. Your sustained progress is a display of true determination! Well done :-)

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