These are Perry plastic French Dragoons with Perry plastic hussar heads and some creative painting on the horse furniture to make it look like a Saxon one. The brigade commander is a Victrix Austrian mounted officer painted as a Saxon general. Not 100% accurate all of this but close enough for me.
These are the Saxon Prince Johann and Prince Albrecht Chevaux Leger led by a brigade commander and his ADC’s.
Perry plastic line infantry with Perry French hussar heads. It needs a bit of work to make the hussar heads fit because the line infantry has cast-on heads that you need to chop off. The hussar heads are rounded at the bottom so you then need to “dremel” out a seat for them in the infantry figure’s neck. All in out about 5 minutes work per figure which is not bad at all.
These are Voltigeurs and Fusiliers of the Young Guard. Some of the drummers and officers are Perry metal figures.
I recently bought and downloaded a couple of Bolt Action PDF painting guides from the Warlord Games website.
They are cheap and that’s very good as I am not impressed with them. I feel like they are too basic and lacking to be of any real use but maybe that’s just me being a spoiled brat. 🙂 They do not contain any information that you cannot find for free on the Internet but at 1 pound sterling a piece they are not going to break the bank. So they are probably ok if you are new to painting Germans and Americans but for seasoned painters there’s nothing new here.
However, I commend Warlord Games for bringing out these painting guides and I hope they will do many more as I am sure that they are useful to of some of us.
You know you are getting old when you open a cupboard and discover figures that you totally forgot about! I can’t for the life of me remember anymore why or for what project I bought these Shadowforge bunnies years ago.
Anyway, now that they are back in the picture I need to do something with them. Can’t put these lovely ladies back in the cupboard, that would be ungentlemanly. 🙂
ANY suggestions are welcome. Tell me in a comment what you would use these gals for, give me some idea’s and inspiration cause I’m at a loss here.. 🙂