Tuesday, 7 October 2014

French Napoleonic 18s #6 Day 6

Work continued today on the cavalry, which I'm very pleased with. Tomorrow may be the final push to completion all being well. 

Here's whats been done:
  1. Airbrush the whole mini with a 1:1 mix of Gloss Varnish(V):Airbrush Thinner(V)
  2. Wash the whole mini (black/brown/dark grey horses) with a coat of Hard Body Black(MM):Airbrush Thinner(V) apply with a brush around chestnut/grey/white horses
  3. Paint the turnbacks, Trumpeter’s tunic & blanket-rolls with a coat of Terracotta(VGC)
  4. Paint the faces with a coat of Heavy Skintone(VGC)
  5. Paint the hair with a coat of Heavy Brown(VGC)
  6. Paint the breeches with a coat of Rakarth Flesh(C)
  7. Wash the turnbacks & Trumpeter’s tunic, hair, faces, breeches & chestnut/bay horses with a coat of Agrax Earthshade(C) 
  8. Highlight the tunics(not the Trumpeters), saddle cloth & portmanteau with a coat of Dark Prussian Blue(VGC)
  9. Re-highlight the tunics(not the Trumpeters), saddle cloth & portmanteau with a coat of Intense Blue(VGC) 
  10. Add final highlights to the tunics(not the Trumpeters), saddle cloth & portmanteau with a coat of Ultramarine(VGC)
  11. Re-highlight/paint the red epaulets, cuirass/sheepskin edging & blanket with a coat of Flat Red(VMC)
  12. Add extreme highlights to the red areas with a coat of Macharius Solar Orange(C)
  13. Wash the red areas with a coat of Bloodletter(C)
  14. Highlight the turnbacks & Trumpeter’s tunic with a coat of Terracotta(VGC)
  15. Add extreme highlights to the turnbacks & Trumpeter’s tunic with a coat of Tanned Flesh(C)
  16. Highlight the black areas (horses, helmets, Trumpeter’s sheepskin etc.) with a coat of German Grey(VMC)
  17. Re-highlight the black areas (inc. black leather and horses) with a coat of Dark Grey(VMC)
  18. Add final highlights to the black areas (inc. black leather and horses) with a coat of Neutral Grey(VMC)
  19. Highlight the brown horses with a coat of Charred Brown(VGC)
  20. Re-highlight the brown horses (highlight the Spanish cloth(option) & chestnut horses) with a coat of Dark Fleshtone(VGC)
  21. Re-highlight the Spanish cloth(option) & chestnut horses with a coat of Beasty Brown(VGC)
  22. Highlight the bay horses with a coat of Leather Brown(VGC)
  23. Re-highlight the bay horses with a coat of Plague Brown(VGC)
  24. Highlight the grey horses with a coat of Cold Grey(VGC)
  25. Highlight the grey horses with a coat of Stonewall Grey(VGC)
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