Part Three: Medieval Castle, Bathing Women

Well here we are, the add-on I was talking about on my last blog. I had some of the Valdemar bath figures left after only using a few on the retreat from Corunna diorama and it came to me that what could I do with them when I read somewhere that contrary to belief, the […]

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Part Two: Medieval Castle

Well here we are, finally finished after all this time. As you will have read, I started this five years ago and it was with guilt that led me to get it started somewhat reluctantly when Azazel threw down the January challenge. I couldn’t let this opportunity go by, so thanks mate for the spur […]

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Medieval Castle

What should I say, eh, neglected stuff, that’s what you folk call it, nice, I just call it too hard to move on to something easier! Ok, the castle was given to me by my girls when they were young, as a Christmas present in 2013 when I was doing the Medieval village.  It was […]

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English Civil War

Well I’ve finally finished it after all the planning, getting helpful tips from my followers and the research trip. It was going well until I realized that after painting all the cavalry and infantry that they wouldn’t fit on the base without looking crowded so I had to extend the base to its current size […]

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English Civil War Base

Well hello folks, I have just returned from “The hedge studying tour of the UK “ and I have to say it was a grand success. I started my studies on the train from London to Edinburgh, lots of good hedges an hour out of London and up to York . The rest of the […]

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Infantry/Artillery Painting Update

Well my fellow followers I have finally finished painting the infantry and a few artillery men to complete  the figures I need for the dio, 180 infantry and about a dozen artillery guys.  This completes the painting and conversions that have taken a bit of time as those of you who like to do conversions […]

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Hedges: String Method

Finally the weather was kind to me and I was able to get some shots of the hedge project for the ECW diorama I’m working on. I have seen some great blogs on how to make them but this method is a little different and adapted from TIM’s tree method of using string. I found […]

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