Friday, 23 June 2017
I have painted 12 regiments of Cossacks and 2 of Tatars so this phase is concluded while I go and replenish my stocks of brown paint. The next few weeks will see something new and then later on in the year I will embark of the huge number of Russian infantry.
Thursday, 15 June 2017
When I have painted plastic Gauls I have often painted the horn as each unit seems to get one as a sort of ancient example of a Napoleonic drummer. I have always wondered what they sounded like and here it is:
Wednesday, 14 June 2017
These are from Eureka and match size-wise very well with Foundry cossacks. Both have made smaller horses (perhaps ponies) and only the Front Rank ones are mounted on normally sized horses.
These smaller horses work really well.
I am on the last leg of these cossacks - only two regiments to go!
Monday, 5 June 2017
The remaining figures are pillaging/looting cossacks. In the middle two pictures, they have done rather well as they have a large and important chest they have 'found'.There is even a duck.
In the bottom two pictures they are clearly the worse for drink. One is delirious that he has liberated a brass chamber pot and the other seems quite pleased with his candelabra. Fun to paint!