Here they are with a stain of Minwax over basic block painting.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Finished the two 12pdrs and unicorns (20 and 10pdrs). These should be enough to fill up two or three fleches if I ever get around to hosting a "mini-Borodino" game. Plus, I need to add some cavalry - hopefully the Perrys will release their plastic Prussian/Russian Dragoon set in a few months.
Sunday, February 21, 2021
My Perry Napoleonic Russian reinforcements have arrived. Started on the artillery - two 12 pounders, and a couple of unicorn mortars. Stained with Minwax - awaiting highlight and basing.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
They're temp-based as I plan to mix them with some of the metal figures from Perry (command and saber wielding guys).
Sunday, February 14, 2021
Using left over parts from previous kits, went ahead and put together a few Pavlograd Hussars carrying lances.
Friday, February 12, 2021
Here are the last figures from the Perry "Brigade Deal" of Russians.
Monday, February 8, 2021
These are the two artillery sets that come with the "Brigade Deal," along with 6 boxes of plastic infantry and three mounted commanders.
Monday, February 1, 2021
Another Beutepanzer, this time from the Second World War. This is a 1:48th scale plastic kit (with a few metal parts) from Hobby Boss of a captured Russian KV-1 with a modified turret sporting a German 7.5cm KwK 40 gun. I don't know how to use an airbrush, so brushed on the camo with watered down paint and then dry-brushed over it to soften the look. I also gave it a wash of Future/Pledge floor wax mixed with Vallejo Black Ink and Flesh Wash. After the wash it was dry-brushed again very lightly with the base color - Tamiya Dark Yellow. In the image below, a Victory Force Mini's FJ is next to it for size comparison.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Finished painting the Warlord Game British Mark IV tank - work was interrupted while I worked on the Perry Napoleonic Russian Infantry.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Finished them up today - not the best quality painting, but good enough for the table top. This was a down and dirty project with broad brushstrokes and heavy reliance on Minwax staining.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Yes, all of the basic painting is done. Fun Fact: I painted about 1,400 buttons - most of these on the cuff flaps (3 per sleeve) LOL! Plan to stain with Minwax Tudor Satin stain tomorrow.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Pulled a marathon painting session today and managed to finish the main parts of the uniform; facings (cuffs, collars, etc.), equipment straps and shako cords (less the officers' silver cords and sashes).