Saturday, June 23, 2018

The first of a few...

So then, here it is, my first French unit. You'll recall I my last post that they are HaT infantry with Italeri head swaps.

I've got it in my head that these will be some of Delaborde's men at Roli├ža. 

I have decided that stage one of this project will be the French order of battle for that action and then stage two (so-called!) will be to build from there to Vimiero.

Let's see how we go.

Monday, June 11, 2018

From Little Things...

Moving on now from 54mm plastics, to the other end of the spectrum - yes, glorious 20mm, but still in plastic.

I was fortunate recently to meet a gentleman who was divesting a large stash of 20mm plastic and without looking too much, leapt.

I have started with French infantry, using this:

And this:

To create this (the blue background is there to create contrast):
Which finally looks rather like this:
Oddly, to me the result looks rather like a teeny weeny Elite miniature.

Lots of inspiration to be had here:

With warm regards to Dan...