Category Archives: On the workbench

Yet Another Diversion – Samurai

I have to ask what I’m doing again when I was supposed to be painting some ECW figures or was it 28mm SYW figures or was it Russian Napoleonics! At what about those 15mm AB Young Guard figures I just … Continue reading

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Oh Look Shiny – yet another new project and other bits

Will I ever learn? No matter how many times I tell myself I have more than enough to do and despite the fact that I already seem to have several large projects on the go in 28mm Napoleonics, 28mm SYW … Continue reading

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The Great Wargames Room clean up

I’ve not been that productive in the paint department of late but I have at last managed to finish the 28mm Perry Russian Hussars whose horses I painted some time ago Here they are – the Izumy Hussar Regiment I … Continue reading

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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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