Friday, August 22, 2008

25mm Nap. Austrians - 5th Infantry Reg.


I am heading right back to 25mm Napoleonic Russians immediately, but thought I would show my first finished
units of Austrians!

As stated in a multitude of posts, I did a very basic paint job on these guys and then dipped them in the Army Painter Light Shade. I then went back and added eyes and rewhitened belts, and then some Flag Dude flags finished them off! Overall I am happy with the way they turned out; very easy to do. I need to make up some movement trays, but I think I'll wait on that until the Russians are finished.

One bit of bad news; my matte varnish left a bit of the dreaded white film over the frontmost rank (of course, the front rank.) Thankfully they are white anyway, but you can see it on their helmets for sure. I am super annoyed by this, and might go back and do some repainting... for now, though, I am too annoyed to care.

Figures courtesy of Sash and Saber and their half off sale from a few months back!


Steve-the-Wargamer said...

Love the animation of the officer - nice job!

Gunfreak said...

stuning work.
who does your flags?

Author said...

Glad you guys enjoy!

The flags are from Rick O'Brien (The Flag Dude.) You can find a link to his website on the lefthand side of my page. His flags are really quite nice, and not too expensive either; I highly recommend him!:)

James (J) Womack, Esq. said...

That's it. Looking at your very nice success with the technique, I am SO going to just dip my white primed figures. I may paint the faces first. I get tired of the innumerable highlights on the white uniforms. So, look for it on my blogs in the near future. We'll see how it goes in 15mm AB Figures.