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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How To Pin Figures

I thought I would do a quick post on how I pin my figures so I can move them around on the diorama until I find the right spot for them. Unlike most of you who are busily basing yours I remove mine and replace it with a small section of fine steel. First I […]

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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, Pat’s Assessment

Well I have certainly slipped away from my usual stuff and really taken to the Fantasy side after discovering the Dark alliance figures. Here I’m just going to show some photos and make a few comments in regard to some of the sets I have painted.   The reason being that when I received my first […]

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