Tuesday, 30 September 2014

French Napoleonic 18s #6 Day 3

Hi All and thanks for visiting. Another busy day here at Mickey's Minis doing the following:

Highlight the pontooners' tunic(re-highlight the facings/turnbacks), saddle cloth, portmanteau, sheepskin edging, lower half of plume & dot inside the cockade with a coat of Ultramarine(VMC)
Re-highlight the pontooners' tunic(not inc. the facings), saddle cloth, portmanteau, sheepskin edging & lower half of plume with a 1:1 mix of Ultramarine(VMC):Light Grey(VMC)
Add final highlights to the uniform with a slightly thinned coat of Ultramarine(VMC)
Paint the flesh areas with a coat of Heavy Skintone(VGC)
Paint the hair with a coat of Heavy Brown(VGC)
Wash the flesh & hair with a coat of Agrax Earthshade(C)
Highlight the hair with a coat of Khaki(VGC)
Highlight the muskets with a coat of Charred Brown(VGC)
Re-highlight the musket & highlight the knapsack with a coat of Dark Fleshtone(VGC)
Re-highlight the knapsack with a coat of Beasty Brown(VGC)
Re-highlight the black areas & highlight the blankets with a coat of Dark Grey(VMC)
Add final highlights to the black, dark grey cloth & blankets with a coat of Neutral Grey(VMC)
Paint any yellow cloth/feathers with a coat of Heavy Goldbrown(VGC)
Highlight the yellow cloth/feathers with a coat of Moon Yellow(VGC)
Re-highlight the red cloth/feathers and paint inside the cockade with a coat of Flat Red(VMC)
Add extreme highlights to the red cloth/feathers with a coat of Macharius Solar Orange(C)
Wash the red cloth/feathers with a coat of Bloodletter(C)
Re-highlight the green cloth/feathers with a coat of Dark Green(VGC)
Highlight the green pom-poms with a coat of Warpstone Glow(C)
Re-highlight the green pom-poms with a coat of Goblin Green(VGC)
Highlight the leather in-between the ropes & bay horses with a coat of Leather Brown(VGC)
Re-highlight the leather in-between the ropes & bay horses with a coat of Plague Brown(VGC)

All being well I hope to complete these tomorrow, this will free me up to start work on the cavalry. I can also confirm that they will be painted as the Peninsula's own 13th Cuirassiers.

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