Sunday, June 18, 2017

Spanish Guerillas

Here are my spanish guerillas. This is about half the Hat Spanish Guerilla kit, the other half being militia, which will be appearing here on the blog in sequence.

I never painted that many skirmishers' bases at once, but now I have enough to come up with 4 small units of those guys. Plenty to harass those nasty french columns!

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An interesting fact about this set is that 2 sculptors of rather distinct styles worked on those minis, some models being slim and more realistically proportioned, others being bulkier and a bit more heroically scalled, instead. My preference goes for the first, but overall those are pretty cool sculpts, only I could not mix those models on the same base, lest it'd look a bit off.

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Among those skirmishers are a few dressed as militia, which I might use together with my regimented militia, to represent a mixed order formation.

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Each of my small units of skirmishers comprises 6 bases of 2 models each, like the one pictured below:

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Next up, the spanish militia!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Russian Foot Artillery

Here is another kit of russian artillery from Zvezda, this time line artillery. As always, gorgeous sculpts, a joy to paint.

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The kit also includes an ammunition wagon and a limber:

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I added to the base of the ammunition wagon a small ammunition cart that comes in the Guard Artillery kit.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Russian Guard Artillery

Here is my first unit of artillery for the russians. These are Zvezda's Russian Guard Heavy Artillery kit, the "old" kit, which comes with 3 guns + plenty of crew:

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Monday, May 29, 2017

Russian log houses for Black Powder

I just finished these buildings for Black Powder. 1/72 scale log houses, from Pegasus Hobbies, ideal for my russian tables.

The large building in the centre is resin, and comes pre-painted. All others are plastic, and come unassembled and unpainted. I think I managed to get them all to look consistent with the prepainted one.

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The only touch-up I did on the resing building was giving it yellow windows, instead of the stock blue. This way, it looks much more credible that there is light inside.

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And here are some 1/72 french soldiers for scale:

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Isorian Reinforcements

First off, the pride of my isorian army, my converted Nuhu, which I did using the awesome heads bits from puppetswar:

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Isorian X-Howitzer:

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Isorian Andhak Plasma Drone:

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Another Phase squad, this time also with a converted head on the squad leader:

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Isorian Plasma Cannon weapon team, one of the crew has also got a converted head:

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Last, a proxy of a heavy weapon, which I may use as a Plasma Bombard, Compression Bombard, or the like. This is a ship from the Ravenstar Studios Horrid Fleet line:

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And here is the mighty weapon accompanied by crew borrowed from the plasma cannon team:

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