Saturday, 16 May 2015

More FPW In Progress

Following the 4 player game we had in March, I've been intending to get some final additions done for my 6mm French and German forces. These will round things off nicely, and complete the 2 full corps per side that the megalomaniac in me has insisted I must have!

This involves adding a 6th French division, some Bavarian infantry, guns and cavalry, and a few Baden units. Everything continues to be from Heroics and Ros. The French infantry was picked up at Salute, where it was good to see the company represented with a sales stand.

The basing and prepping for the black spray undercoat is always the time-consuming bit, after which the painting seems relatively quick and easy. Most of the work is done now, and I can hopefully start posting some pictures of finished units once I get going properly on the painting.


I've also being doing some planning for my planned Austrian 1859 army (which will also consist of 2 corps - eventually). I've tried some 'Mark 2' basing, which involves magnetic sabots for the unit sub-bases for ease of handling, and if I decide it's worth it I'll do the whole army like that when the time comes.

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