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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.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Korean Cavalry WIP; Another Delivery

These cavalry have taken a bit longer to finish than I thought they would, mainly from my stupid sequencing of steps which meant I had to go back over things and touch them up. I've learnt my lessons for the next batch.

I've still got to give them their Klear/ink coat (I'll use a thinner mix than normal, about half strength) and base them up, but here are some pics before I do that:




I also had another package delivered this morning. Not more piratical plunder though. This was a set of resin buildings from Kerr & King - an Oriental gatehouse and an Oriental "city" set (5 buildings does not a city make!). The buildings look great with removable roofs and interior detailing.


22 comments:

  1. There' s always a missing step in a stupid sequencing of steps...ALWAYS...believe me... ;-)

    Marzio

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  2. Looking good so far! Yeah, I hate when I realized I missed something and have to go back to fix it. Especially awful mold lines.

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  3. They look cracking to me Tamisin. Ooooh those buildings, I like, I like. You're having a great week with the postman it seems :)

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  4. Cavalry is looking great! The buildings look good - sure they will be as K & K stuff is the dogs ...

    Cheers,
    Ross

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  5. The Koreans are looking good.

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  6. Looking very smart indeed. The Oriental buildings will looks perfect with these chaps!

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  7. Very impressed with the Koreans Tamsin. Those building look cool too!

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  8. thanks guys! :)

    @ Marzio and DFlynSqrl - not so much a missed step as a step done later than it should have been done (dry-brushing the gold studs on the armour coat - I did that after painting other details and of course the gold went onto them)

    @ Anne - yep, lots of goodies coming in at the moment :)

    @ Ross - the K&K buildings are definitely the dogs :)

    @ Clint, Ray, lee and Fran - cheers, glad you like them! :)

    @ Sidney - they do look nice, but the details have slowed me down a lot. As for the buildings, well that's what I got them for! I might have to order some of the other fortifications bits from K&K now.

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  9. @ Rodger - curse you, sneaking a comment in as I was typing and posting my reply! cheers! :)

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  10. The Koreans look very colourful can't wait to them finished and based. Those buildings look rather nice as well. Are you going to do the interiors?

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  11. Very lovely Tamsin and I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one receiving goodies from the postman even though Salute was only a matter of weeks ago!

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  12. Good looking bunch, Tamsin, and it looks like you have the stuff to make a great camp or village even!

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  13. Nice models, looks like an aweful lot of work....
    I always find it very tiring painting rows upon rows of the same models..

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  14. The cavalry look good and I'm sure they'll make an impressive site based up. The buildings are intriguing.

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  15. Very good looking cavalry. How many will be in the completed army?
    Well painted figures deserve good looking terrain

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  16. @ SimonQ - the Korean cavalry of the period was very colourful, so I've achieved the aim I was looking for with these. the guard cavalry will be even more colourful!
    I probably will do the interiors and leave the roofs as separate pieces, just in case I get into Oriental skirmish gaming.

    @ Michael - thanks! Well, we've got to keep our posties in work haven't we? ;)

    @ Monty - The buildings will be used for terrain rather than as a camp. Well, maybe the gatehouse could be used for a camp.

    @ Markus - it is a lot of fiddly detail, but at least this first batch has taught me what I need to do for the next batch (already started).

    @ Sean - they are based now, just a couple more steps to do this evening - expect pics later today!

    @ Mike - cheers! There will be 72 cavalry (24 bases) in the completed army. i think the lists allow me to take a bit more, but that would be at the expense of other troops.

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  17. Like them!! looking forward to seeing the final result!!

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  18. Cool cavalry, very colourful.

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  19. @ Einar - you won't have long to wait to see them - I should finish them tonight.

    @ Dan - they certainly are a colourful cavalry cavalcade! :)

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