Friday, October 28, 2011

Perry Nap. British Infantry - Completed

Still need to get their colors (2nd Coldstream Guards) and base them, but they are essentially finished. After the Minwax Tudor stain was dry, Testors Dullcote was applied. The red coats were highlighted, and the faces were given a wash of Vallejo reddish brown ink/stain - just to soften the flesh. The high areas of the faces were touched up with Vallejo Skintone - which what was used as the base coat for the flesh before the Minwax stain.
I'm happy with the way they turned out and especially since I managed to finish them before picking up some OG 2nd Edition French tomorrow. A fairly large re-basing/basing project is next; all the line troops (like these British) are going onto Litko 40X40mm plywood bases - four figures per base. The French Voltigeurs and British Rifles will remain on 20mm round metal washers. This is recommended for skirmishers in Black Powder, and will also allow them to be used in Sharp Practice games too.

16 comments:

  1. Blimey!!! You you didn't hang around painting them!!! Great job!!

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  2. Thanks Ray; I think the Perrys really know how to pose figures to facilitate painting. Not to mention their flawless sculpting. Best, Dean

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  3. Wow! Nicely done! Can't wait to see them based!

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  4. That was fast and they look good!

    Christopher

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  5. Great work like Tim looking forward to seeing them based.

    Best wishes
    Willie

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  6. That is remarkable work, in a very short time! Impressed, I am.

    Simon

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  7. Dean, wow, I mean WOW!!! These guys are very impressive but even more impressive was how fast!!!
    I'm chucking in the towel.
    Cheers
    Paul

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  8. They look really impressive, and im doubly impressed at the short length of time it took you to finish them. My hat goes off to you sir!

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  9. They are comming along great mate. Looking forward to seeing them finished. Iain flagsofwar.com

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  10. Lovely work Dean on these lovely miniatures.

    Ciao,

    Helen

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  11. I've been watching your progress with interest and, as the others say, you don't waste any time!

    Great job, Dean. They look brilliant!

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  12. They look great Dean and talk about speedy painting.

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  13. Wow - thanks for the kind words, everyone. I did push myself a bit - wanting to get them done before I get my grubby little hands on some OG 2nd Ed. French. Best to all, Dean

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  14. Great job Dean! And quick too!

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  15. Nice work Dean. Do you possess a time machine?

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