Picking up those brushes again.

Hi and welcome to the occasional mutterings of Dave Doc, a military modeller and some time gamer. Gaming and model making has given me a real education, History & Geography(obvious really), Artistry, Politics, Economics, Logistics, Project Management -you try building miniature armies without the last 3.

I will use the blog to record my creations & the odd occasion I actually do some gaming.

I have always been inspired by the aesthetic side of gaming. Playing on well constructed terrain using excellently painted units is always a joy.

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

95th Rifles

As well as the recent diorama set of these I have completed 12 of these individual pesky grasshoppers .  Riflemen based for skirmish games.
 
These are again Front Rank miniatures. Good clean high quality castings that took no real work to clean up. A nice variety of poses and headgear too. The green used is the Andrea Color shade 1 and shade 5 to get the main colour, with highlight and shadow work being just other colours from the set.









Nice to do some Napoleonics - few more coming up too

16 comments:

  1. Nice figures , and very good paint .
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  2. Marvellous! I can't imagine the patience just to do the numbers on the packs by hand!

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    1. Cheeers Martin, just a decent brush a 0 with good point and well thinned paint , nno real problem

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  3. Very nice, some of the best I have seen.

    John

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  4. The green looks good Dave and the numbers on their backpacks finish them off nicely.

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    1. cheers, yeah its the little touches that do it

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  5. I like the natural / de-saturated pallette. For what games do you plan to use them?

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    1. thanks - no idea , just fancied painting them

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  6. These are fantastic. I think the colour choices are spot on.

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Work in hand

The RULES!

No more than 3 things on the PAINTING table at once. Nothing new added until something is finished.

PREPARATION work is done when I don't fancy detail painting. Cleaning up, converting, undercoating etc.

PLANNING is expressions of interest or things that have inspired me to be created with no definite timescale as yet.


On the PAINTING TABLE
10th Hussar for the Sudan

On the PREPATION table.
Naval brigade.
CamelCorps.


In the PLANNING
120 Mahdists.