Waterloo Charge

18” (45cm) x12” (30cm). 3lbs (1.5kg.)                                                                                                                                                     Well the Waterloo cavalry charge is finally finished; there are 70 cavalrymen, 64 infantry and 21 Royal Artillerymen and it took me three hours to put it all together.   As always there was a nervous start as after putting in half the infantry in the part square I realised […]

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Dutch Red Lancers

This week I finished painting the Zvezda Life Guard Polish Uhlans that I have changed to Dutch Red Lancers, they are a great set with lots of detail so easy to paint. As there are a good number of figures in the set (18), I feel I have enough cavalry as with this lot it […]

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Zvezda Cuirassiers

Well hello, Now I won’t go on about is the problem the world is experiencing at the moment as you would have heard it all by now; I just trust you are all well and coping with it in your own way. This week I have painted up the Vezda Cuirassiers set and they turned […]

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Nomads Set No 2.

Well I thought I would slip this little one in mid-week as I said I would finish my desert diorama on the weekend. However, that didn’t work out as the mail has ground to a halt almost, as few planes are coming to Australia now, and for some strange reason the powers that be don’t […]

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Steppes Warriors (Set 1)

After I painted the nomads I thought I would do some cavalry in case they would be needed for the desert diorama, so I felt that the Steppes Warriors would do the trick. Again, Dark Alliance have done a great job on these figures, fine detail and very little flash and the poses (12) are […]

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Dark Alliance Nomads Review

Well may you wonder why I’m posting these guys and not more on the Swamp? The reason is I found more Goblins and Elves from Dark Alliance that I did not realise existed due to the way they do their box art (same picture on each box, regardless of contents).  I suppose this is to […]

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French Dragoons

I’m continuing on with a few mini dioramas while I work out what’s going to happen down at the swamp. So today I have some really nice figures from Italeri, French Dragoons, which are, along with the foot Dragoons, are a favourite of mine.  I should say now that the idea of doing these little […]

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