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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.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

WIP SYW Russian Cavalry Day Eight

I may have been a bit ambitious in my suggestion of what I would get done tonight. I did get all the highlighting done, but as I was - somewhat madly for 15mm - doing them using thin layers (two in the main colour, two in a highlight shade) for the uniforms and shabraques it took quite a while for each of the four colours involved to be done.

Here's how they're looking now - the reds, blue and yellow are popping very nicely :)

Tomorrow I'll kick off with all the lacing and cords. Luckily that's just two colours. Then it will be the other details, the metals and touchups. I'm pretty sure I'llbe able to finish them and maybe get them varnished as well.


  1. As my grandmother used to say when looking at my 28mm figures, "You must have a brush with one bristle on it!" I think 15mm is too small for my eyes and hands, and your work here is nothing short of astounding to me!

  2. They do pop indeed, great looking work


  3. Getting there. Nothing worth achieving was done easily!

  4. @ Bill - thanks! :D

    @ Ian - cheers! :)

    @ Neil - thanks! :)

    @ Clint - like British Rail? ;)

    @ Dannoc - cheers! :)

  5. Nice! Bet they're really going to pop on the battle field. Worth all that effort I'd say!