Category Archives: Painting

How about some other grazers?

Since there were already cows and bones, perhaps some sheep would be a nice touch as a filler. This time a little hillock void of trees. Wondering when would be the next opportunity to bring these on to a table. … Continue reading

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Buying a Farm…

Besides of the boneyard, I thought that while the war is raging on the countryside in much of Europe, some honest folks are at least trying to hold on to their bread and butter… At least until the Prussian reservists … Continue reading

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A bit of Hiatus

It has been a long, long while since I did any painting or modeling. There are two reasons really, first I’ve had quite long span of ASL and other cardboard games (including bi-weekly Gloomhaven campaign that has been going on … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Prussians on a march

I’ve planned this for a long time, to enroll more troops for the Prussians. Now, I am almost done the painting of the Landwehr battalions, total of 10 of them, 48 figures each. Now it is time for these guys… … Continue reading

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Buried under…

I was interrupted when painting the Polish wing for the French, and hence did not finish the pending two squadrons of the best cavalry known during the Napoleonic era. There is to be at least two more squadrons at some … Continue reading

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Prussian Dragoons

Prussian Dragoons entering the fray. They have been quite long time in making, as have been some other cavalry squadrons since I changed the layout from 2 bases per regiment to much more realistic 4 bases per regiment. Good news … Continue reading

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Westphalian Battalion

Reinforcements for DSLB are due. This time it is turn to bring in first of few Westphalians. Exact number is not known at this time, but I guess I will come up with some nice figure. These are actually some … Continue reading

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Project Hagelberg

Before I move on to Hanau, I have to revisit Battle of Hagelberg, 27 Aug 1813. Not only because it is a small battle, but also because the situation is interesting. Last time there were insufficient forces, including but not … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, part III

Now, it is time to tackle the issue of trees and forests. Finally. Just like a proper cylon, I think I have a plan now. Basic ingredients are: Sea Foam, clump foliage + various other scatters for canopies, and Sea Foam for … Continue reading

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Acquisition – Terrain, part II

Last time it was turn of a townscape but I generally find landscapes with minimalistic – albeit playable – setups a bit boring. Green and lush it needs to be. I have strong belief that minor terrain features do contribute … Continue reading

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