Some of you may be aware that I had a hospital visit recently, and as a result I have been off work for a couple of weeks. Now condition allowing....ouch! I tried to utilise my time to good effect by catching up on my modelling, and eating into the mountain of lead (and plastic!) that we wargamers seem to amass.
First up is my on going Kadesh project. I have been working on these off and on for a couple of years now, but set myself the task of completing in time for the Kelmarsh show in the summer. All my miniatures are from Newline Design, who I must say are an excellent company. As I said I have been working on this project for a couple of years, so when I open a bag containing a unit of charriots, and find some components missing, you may think too much time may have elapsed for the chance to recieve replacements. Not so with Newline, a quick email, and you get the correct component by return of post. An excellent service, and I highly recommend them.
So to my models. I decided to concentrate on the Charriot units first. Note that I have not detailed the bases yet, as I wish to do the whole lot in one go to make sure the colour matches.
Now on a few thousand years, I decided to make some headway on my plastic 28mm Napoleonic army. Yes my chum James from the club has produced some lovely British naps, so I have been shamed in to catching up!
As often happens when you finish a unit, the result can of itself inspire you to continue to the next. I decided to have a go with my HaT Industrie Light Infantry Voltigeur. Now many of you will be aware of the great Perry figures, or Victorix, but not many will give a look at HaT. I would urge you to look again. The price is very reasonable, and the results are very reasonable too.
Yes in the back ground you may also see the Victorix Colonel, also painted up.