Category Archives: Painting

Another French 64 gun SOL

Another French 64 gun ship of the line recently departed from the docks. Still older painting scheme but it took some time to finish it up. Still the old style one where (excess) wash was used and instead of bristles, thin thread for rigging. … Continue reading

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Fifth batch for Sharp Practice II

This should have been the first one chronologically, because before the regular army arrived from Europe, the armed forces in French colonies consisted by most part sporadic marine detachments, local militia and frontiersmen and some indian allies. However, now that … Continue reading

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After a long while – ship out of docks

It has taken a long while since last ship was launched, so the newest one in line is French 64 gun Bizarre – which incidentally has, (probably first and last time) experimental bristles for standing rigging – they seem to be … Continue reading

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Fourth batch for Sharp Practice II

Ah, finally the negotiations are over and promises of plentiful loot have turned some of the woodland indians from Ohio river valley to the French cause. It is always good not to be seen as encroacher, but trade partner instead. … Continue reading

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Third batch for Sharp Practice II

Colonial assembly has decided to support the British war efforts and have dispatched cannon fodd… err. provincials to tackle the French increasing military presence in the borderlands alongside the British regulars. It is matter of time before the Ohio valley … Continue reading

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Second batch for Sharp Practice II

Well, since British have already sent out some troopers to increase military presence in the Frontiers, French have no choice but to dispatch regulars from Europe to counter the increasing British threat. At the moment French have numerical superiority but that … Continue reading

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First batch for Sharp Practice II

First troopers are marching out of the painting table for Sharp Practice II and are ready to wage war in the norther borderlands. Some randomly selected British in campaign dress were the first to be despatched to the frontiers. My first … Continue reading

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