Of course one has to strip the flat facing paper off to reveal a field.Then paint and space out cabbages , potatoes and things upon free range spaces as would normally go flying into bins.
The hill bleak in detail did however lead the eye to the rooftops of the houses tucked in just beyond the brim of the hill. Farmer Davies had had his teamsters plough away a few days upon his land and all was seeded by hand at the first opportunity the womenfolk had for a few days of heavy rain had slogged its way down in such thundering weather that the field,was wet clay enough to make pots rather than this years bread. So a few days were left free of scattering seed to allow this land to dry out a bit,because it was fit to suck the boots off any foot that dare place a step there.
With the seed away upon the scattering wind everyone took note that the job was good and well done.
It was upon the day after around midday that the first soldier appeared head to foot in basic blue. A French fellow by his look and more were to follow. Those in the nearby village bolted their doors and boarded every window shut tight.
HAT Young Guard painted in all their crudity 16 years ago.
Napoleon having cause greater than loaves of bread, had them pace each war games step out in military sway.
With no display of shinny buttons here these faceless fellows pace it out down the hill undoing all the villages hard work
As more appear upon the hill the bottom seems full of soldiers too.
A villager peeping from a crack in the window declaring to his Wife who was hiding under the bed along with the 13 children," This place is filling up."
Up and at them boys!
Don`t worry it`s a friendly match.
The first few I tried to paint,have since lived in the box out of sight .
Enamel paint wins the day or in this case 16 years.
And the Cardboard is an idea I have never ever seen used in open field display.
Of course this has just been an illustration a quick set up with invisible Oak Tree`s
Well they cannot be seen which proves the special paint I used really worked.