But for now, the humorous nature of this mass production figure painting at 1:3 scale struck me as worthy of some fun photos.
I've done a number of spare horses and rides as casualties.
It wasn't till I'd finished them (excepting the Army Painter Quickshade when the whole figure is together ) that I realised I had produced an effect unknown to me in 40 plus years of figure painting - that the officers look as if they are leading a herd of riderless horses. It's 52 horse figures and I'd never painted so many in one batch before. The riders are well on the way to completion now so another squadron will soon take its place on the shelf.
And I never followed up my post on KGL Hussars with photos of my second squadron. So here are two shots from our test game in March. In all we will have three squadrons like this on the day.
napoleonicwargamesblog and painted by me. Status markers by wargamer-aide-de-camp
And now to encourage me to finish them here's a view of a companion squadron of Dragoons following up the Cuirassiers in our March test game. With promised collaboration from other members of our Waterloo project syndicate I'm expecting to field about 160 Dragoons for our La Haye Sainte endeavour.
Now the expert is still frantically at work, coincidentally on a similar task. Kevin East has just sent me two photos of his latest work in progress. 48 Perry metal French Cuirassiers for a squadron of the 1st Regiment.
As for me, back to the brushes.....