Monday, 27 April 2015

LoA 10s #3 - Irish Lesser Infantry & Guns - WIP 3h 00m

Hi All,

I completed the initial airbrushing of the 'lesser' Irish infantry today. This included a black undercoat, basecoat, then highlight colours and finally base painting.

These troop are divided into two main groups - the raw recruits and levy/rabble.

Following my customer's request on colour choices, the raw recruits are to have red or white coats with muted tones for their remaining clothing. The levy/rabble to have various pastel shades for their coats with muted colours for their other clothes.

The results so far from airbrushing the main coat colours (see pics below). From top to bottom blue/grey/off white, light blue, beige, pink/grey, red, mustard and light green.

The final base painting was a customer request, basing over vibrant colours can be problematic, so there now brown. A happy result of airbrushing the bases is that overspray creates a muddy effect on the coats. This can be see in the last (extreme close-up) pic. Maybe not noticeable in the grand scheme of things on the tabletop, but I like it all the same.


As always if you would like a closer look at any pictures above, click on them. If you have any comments or would like to ask me questions or provide feedback, please fill in the comments box below (this will be moderated before being published on this blog).

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