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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, 14 September 2012

WIP: 30YW Musket Regiments #2

Having spent yesterday recovering from Congress, I managed to get a fair bit of painting done today:

Hats (including dry-brush)
Belts etc
Touch up breeches and boots/shoes
Ground colour on bases
Dry-brush apostles
Ivory wash on matchcord
Touch up jackets (well, more of a complete repaint of jackets as it happens)
Touch up musket stocks
Collars and other trim

There's now very little to do on the troopers - collars, hat feathers, stocking ribbons, metalwork then the Klear/ink coat and they're ready for basing.

Basing will have to wait until I've finished the officers. I need to do some touch-ups then do the trim and metalwork.

I should be able to get them all finished as far as the Klear/ink coat tomorrow. Once they are done, I'll be making a start on Andy's ECW dragoons as the first part of his painting prize.

Speaking of painting prizes, I now know what I'll be painting for the Dux - a squad of 28mm WWII British Paras. He's ordered them to come direct to me, along with a single mini for me as thanks - apparently when painted up he thinks it will make a good avatar for me. Intriguing, not to mention very generous :-)

Ahhh, I know what you're thinking - "where are the pics? We want pics!"

Well, here you go:






8 comments:

  1. Slow down, slow down, please. Every time I find myself thinking "Anne, you're getting a lot done", I come and visit you and then I want to lock myself in the bathroom and cry!

    I'm not sleeping tonight Tamisin, I'm painting until the sun comes up!

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  2. Yes you seem to accomplish, with better results, over night what I take a week to do! :oP

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  3. Nice one Tamsin, great looking figures, looking forward to seeing the Paras!!

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  4. Good work, nice to have you back with us

    ian

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  5. Very cool Blog, link added

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  6. @ Anne - do bear in mind that I am painting smaller figures, to a less elaborate standard than you and have had a fair bit more practice at doing "production line" painting. I'm sure that if you were painting up regiments of 15mm figures to a "good tabletop standard" like me, you'd be painting just as quickly and probably achieving better results than me :)

    @ David - it's called "having my painting and computer desks at right angles to each other and painting while my tokens regenerate for a 5 hour guild battle in a FB game whilst chatting online with my guild mates". I was quite surprised by how much I got done, and might have to repeat the tactic :)

    @ Ray - thanks. I'm looking forward to painting the paras. The Denison camo should be quite interesting to get "right"

    @ Ian - ta! Good to be back in the swing of things.

    @ Rodger - I'm guessing that the word "nice" was missing - cheers! :)

    @ Al - thank you :)

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  7. Nice work Tamsin, good luck with the paras!

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