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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.

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Challenge Day 10 - Excellent Progress

Today has been a very good day for making progress on the painting front. The artillery are finished and glued to their bases, and the cuirassiers only need a wash and varnish to be ready for basing. I'll probably do a little more work on the dragoons, horse grenadiers and generals later this evening.

Artillery and Cuirassiers



Still on the workbench:



I should finish these tomorrow, which will leave me in a good position to get the basing done on Tuesday.

I don't really want to start on the Russian infantry straight away, so I now need to figure out what to paint instead. I'm tempted to do the Korean warrior monks, but that would mean fitting in a prep session around painting and basing. Or I could do the pirate artillery as they are already prepped and primed. I also have some 15mm SciFi prepped, but I still haven't ordered the bases for these (I'll be painting them on the bases). Then again, my ESU space fleet are assembled and primed...

Decisions, decisions...

14 comments:

  1. Your motoring I see. I have to base up some Naps and started some 15mm Roman's hope to have them done before the week is out

    Ian

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  2. Looking and sounding good Tamsin.

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  3. Personally I'd give Clint a scare and start painting those ESU spaceships. You know you want to take an early lead :-)

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  4. Whatever you start will be the right choice. I have some 28mm figs to finish for Tuesday. Then more 28mm figs to do for the following Tuesday. So if you want to start starships go ahead I can't just yet though.

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  5. Very nice. You gotta love a bright red gun carriage...

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  6. +1 for the red gun carriage - very stylish!

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  7. Keep plugging away, whatever you chose!

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  8. So much choice, I'd go with whatever is te least stressful, ater you finish those excellent Cuirrasiers of course !

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  9. Nice work on the 15mm cavalry!... i prefer 28mm my self.

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  10. Forgot to reply yesterday! My bad.

    @ Ian - maybe, but my motoring is on a 49cc moped compared to Millsy and Dave. Looking forward to your 15mm Romans making their debut :)

    @ Dave - yup, and very nicely too :)

    @ Francis - cheers old chap :)

    @ Blax - well, that just wouldn't be cricket now, would it? ;)

    @ Clint - oh, it's the right choice, sure enough.

    ps - it's not the spaceships :)

    @ Millsy - yes indeed. Although they should be more of a brick-red than these came out, but that's life :)

    @ Miles - thank you :)

    @ Ray - plugging away at a steady pace is definitely my plan :)

    @ Zabadak - thanks. I've definitely opted for something low-stress. Provided the paint scheme works that is. :)

    @ Stefan - cheers! Will do :)

    @ Michael A - indeed I am. Sadly in the Wright brothers' plane when looked at alongside Messrs Docherty and Mills ;)

    @ Hobbyworker - thank you. 28mm? Hmmm, no thanks - I'd have to paint all the buttons and laces ;)

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