Saturday, June 19, 2010


Just finished this weeks batch. 12 artillery figures and 3 12lb guns. Old Glory figures and guns. I liked the figures and they painted pretty up easy but I used really thin paint for the undercoat and keep seeing specks of silver where I missed the primer. Annoying. I think I will have to go back with a magic wash to see if I can take care of the worst of it. oh well. For GdB thats 1, 6 gun battery.
11 weeks 84 figures. I'm thinking of switching gears for a while and trying some oppostion forces. first up the Saxons

Sunday, June 13, 2010

The Regiment is finished.

Well, I did not get a chance to finish my 8 figures last week. But I was able to make up the difference this week and finish the last 8 fusiliers completing the 72 figure regiment. It is both satisfying and intimidating to think this is just the tip of the iceberg. I will probably paint different units from here on out. 1 week artillery the next a battalion of Saxons, or what ever. only to keep the interest fresh. I felt good about painting the same thing 56 times minus the grens and light troops. but I am worried about burn out. All together I liked how this unit came together. I read in Chandler that the French relied on Prussian stores for various restocks. That is why I painted some figures in the tan pants. to represent the Prussian campaign pants.
10 week total 72 figures.