Berdan’s Sharpshooters

50cmx40cm (20”x16”) Those who follow my blog will know of my liking for the famous 95th Rifles of the Napoleonic period, so when I first found out about Berdan’s Sharpshooters I was very interested in them, but I didn’t really ever think of making a diorama about them.  However that all changed when Strelets released […]

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The New Style, Fantasy Figures

Well now for something a bit different from my normal subjects, one I never thought I would get into, I suppose after two years of seeing all the amazing post by our group it’s no wonder that I was swayed into trying to do a fantasy figure dio .When I was given these I thought […]

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WWII Pacific War Continuation

The other guys I have been working on are a continuation of last Summer’s WWII American /Japanese Pacific Campaign when I decided to make some small ones and these figures are painted up for one or two more along the same them. I have made one base so I’ll be getting at least one done […]

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Berdans Sharpshooters

The next lot of figures are still in America and are for a smaller dio based on another favourite of mine, the Berdan Regiment of Sharpshooter. They were part of the Union forces used during the American Civil War, and wear the green as do my other favourites, the 95th, as my followers have heard […]

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American/British 1812

Well finally some sunshine and I am able to take some photos of my Winter’s work, painting a few figures, or I should say quite a few! I was gathering up the troops to take out to the shed and felt that I was lacking some.  Then I realised I had a heap of them […]

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Figure Method

Well it being Winter here in Australia and living right down the bottom in Melbourne it is generally wet as well as cold, so being a creature of comforts who doesn’t like the cold, I paint the figures that I will use on any dioramas that I start in Spring, inside the house in my […]

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Simple diorama base

Normally I’m pretty hopeless on work-in-progress posts, but today I’m putting up a kind of step by step on how I make up a dio base as I have had a few requests, and I managed to take some photos this time as well. Cut a piece of MDF or whatever wood you choose to […]

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