EXERT FROM APPENDIX 1 from Don Featherstone's Battles With Model Soldiers
(The book that got me started.)

"Nothing in these pages is a dictate, no word says you must or you shall do it this way. On the contrary, the book sets out from the very beginning to stimulate the reader to think for himself, and to use what he has read merely as a foundation for efforts and ideas which reflect his own temperament and character. Only in this way will he obtain maximum satisfaction from the hobby of battling with model soldiers."

-Don Featherstone 1918 - 2013

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

First Batch

My first batch of Prince August Prussians has now been painted as Brunswick Regiment Von Riedesel. I wanted to start by painting the figures as cast. It shouldn't be hard to file off the tops of the gaiters should I get the urge to paint a company in striped overalls. 
The newly painted Brunswickers pretending to encounter American rebels. All figures from PA molds
Next up will be a look at the plan going ahead in light of my renewed determination to have each part of the collection offer something different over and above uniforms.

6 comments:

  1. Your New Brunswick recruits look very fine.

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    1. Yeah, that's how my first try went, "my new Brunsick ". oh.....hmmm...

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    1. Thanks, I'm hoping the bright colours will give them an edge over the fellows in brown.

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  3. They look terrific, Ross. Very vibrant and colourful.

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    1. Thanks the gloss varnish does seem to heighten the effect of the little bits of red and yellow.

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