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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, 2 January 2015

Challenge Day 29 - Post 1: Russian Grenadiers

I wasn't expecting to be posting pics of these until Sunday, but Curt's fingers slipped and he posted them early. So, here you go - the 1st and 2nd Grenadier regiments for my Russian Seven Years War army.

I completed these two regiments quite quickly, when you consider all the fiddly details that needed to be painted. Like the flags. My dog, they were a complicated design to try to recreate freehand.

So, here you go - the pics:

1st Grenadiers

2nd Grenadiers

 Close-ups of the command stands:

These scored me a handy 74 points.

However, I'm glad I will only ever have to paint two more Russian grenadier regiments (the 3rd and 4th) - those bleedin' backs of the mitres...and the flags...


  1. Couple of good looking units there. It's always good to see more.

  2. Damn fine work Tamsin, you made a great job with the flags.

  3. @ Michael A - "boom bang-a-bang" Glad you like them :)

    @ Clint - no more grenadiers for a while, but 6 regiments of Russian musketeers to come.

    @ Ray - the prospect of doing the flags was scarier than actually doing them in the end :)

    @ Stoke s- thank you sir! :)

    @ Dannoc - indeed they are old chap :)

  4. Great artwork, the command stands are particularly nice :) Cheers!


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