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Monday, 20 August 2018

The Saxons are Back!

Can't keep Saxons away for too long :-)
Here's a wee project I completed for fellow Aussie wargamer & blogger Paul - all Footsore Miniatures 28mm. The shield designs are freehand, the banner from Little Big Men Studios, the base from Warbases, the tufts from Leadbear's Tufts.













All the best,
John.

Saturday, 4 August 2018

More Samurai Types...



More Samurai types painted for my friend Barrie - he uses them with "Test of Honour" I believe.
The figures are are mostly from North Stars' Ronin range apart from one monk from Warlord's Test of Honour metal figures. All 28mm.



















I have also assembled & painted a box of the Warlord plastics for Test of Honour - once was enough, I'm not sharing the pictures.

All the best,
John

Thursday, 26 July 2018

18th Century Military Gentlemen...

These 18th century military gentlemen were painted as part of the Hessian commission - see previous post. The figures are 28mm metal from, I believe, Front Rank & Wargames Foundry. I have painted them to approximate as Hessian officers from the American War of Independence. They are characterful & perhaps more "chunky" than some figure ranges, but no less fun to paint. The figure with the "stick" had a slight casting fault down the face, so I turned this into fencing scar. I was particularly pleased with how the light coloured horse turned out. 
































I am looking forward to receiving some samples from Crann Tara miniatures for my own 18th century Imagi-nations project. I have made some more jottings in my notebook about this, as well as some sketches.

In case anyone missed the pinned post on my Facebook page regarding my painting service, I'll put it here as well for completeness:

"I am booked up for 2018 with commissions.
Next year will most likely see a price increase. In addition I am looking at alternating between taking commissions and completing projects expressly to sell.
I have already been asked by customers about pencilling in dates for next year and will not be doing so until I am through the rest of 2018. I've found the last month or so a tad stressful, so I will need a wee breathing space at years end. I will let folks know if things change... :-)"

All the best,
John.
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