Category Archives: On the workbench

Over the hill

In many famous battles, topography or perhaps more specifically a ridge line was an important feature. I’ve always found this difficult to replicate on the tabletop principally because I’ve only had a series of hills that I could put together … Continue reading

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15mm Napoleonics to start the New year – ABC or is it ADC?

Bit of a late start to 2018 I know Yes it’s already February and there’s not been a blog post yet. I do have an excuse though……. Please Sir but I’ve been busy, busy painting you see – yes 15mm … Continue reading

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Off the workbench – The Austrian Experiment 2

Finally after a busy time at work I’ve managed to complete 2 Austrian infantry battalions Both are by Crusader Miniatures and as discussed in an earlier post were undercoated white rather than my usual black. The second unit with the … Continue reading

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The Austrian Experiment – painting white

I’ve just made a start on my Crusader Miniatures Austrian SYW infantry, but before getting right into it I thought I’d paint a few test figures. My dilemma has been how to represent the white colour in the Austrian uniform. … Continue reading

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Just off the Workbench

The past few weeks have been productive from a painting perspective, partly spurred on by a painting challenge on the LAW but more significantly by a few extra days off and rainy weekends that have kept me out of the … Continue reading

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