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London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break and haven't looked back since. I must admit that I seem to be more of a painter/collector than a gamer, but do hope to correct that at some point in the near future. My gaming interests span the ages, from the "Biblical" era all the way through to the far future. I enjoy games of all sizes, from a handful of figures up to major battles (see my megalomaniacally sized Choson Korean and Russian Seven Years War armies).

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!