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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Italeri French Heavy Cavalry

Well just an update on this week’s work. I have had this set of Italeri French Heavy Cavalry sitting around as long as the Red Lancers which I have only just painted, I hadn’t even unboxed them!   Well these Carabiniers are my favourite French Cavalry so I must have put more effort into them as […]

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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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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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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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