Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Hat Middle Guard Infantry _______Fudged up by Beano Boy.


 Sifting through old stuff from my old PC,i came upon these i `d painted a couple of years ago.


             Because I am colour-blind, i write and place the colour of paint onto each can of
paint. This helps no end.                 


 The wonders of blu tac, enables me to fix many a soldier onto the cans for ease of painting.



                                                                
                                                                 On The Move

The French Middle Guard were on the move even though their bases and muskets were not totally finished.



Because I had several  spare wagon wheels I made water carts out of paper card. The paper barrels  were fitted directly onto the scratch built carts by way of a dress makers pin. The wagon is also home made from paper card and all the wheels are from Hat wagon kits i`d bought but had no luck at all sticking the pieces together.




in the picture above three columns of French infantry numbering 664 march through my tiny make shift village. I for one was very grateful to Hat producing all marching sets a few years ago. It made massed formation easier to fork out money,paint and then display them to the best of my ability.



                                                     Here`s a third of the Middle Guard.
                                                                              BB


8 comments:

  1. Excellent BB, excellent...your ability is really high!

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    1. Well Phil if i have ability it is one of acting the fool,writing and above all having fun constantly each day. Happiness!Bliss! It helps keeps the Black Dog away."Post Tramatic Stress Disorder!"
      I always value your visits Phil,and comments too.
      Thanks Buddy. BB

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  2. I remember these from Benno's! Excellent and hughe work!

    Greetings
    Peter

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    1. Over the years i have painted lots of Napoleonic figures that`s for sure Peter.Lots shown on the Benno`s Figure Forum.Presently i am unable to paint,but doing other stuff keeps my mind alert,and my imagination dead keen for experimental projects.
      Thanks Peter for remembering my former works. BB

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    1. Thank you for your princely comment Francis Lee.
      It felt like a good handshake from across the water! BB

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  4. this is just some of your best work the water barrels are tops...

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    1. Thanks John,these pictures are from my old PC,i managed to resurrect them with lots of help and effort from Mrs B. When i made the water barrels they were not available to buy anywhere. So with lots of spare wheels i made lots of them. Perhaps a tutorial might be worth doing if i can remember how i made the darn things. BB

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