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dinsdag 27 maart 2012

Hat 8073 Russian Light Infantry

Another Napoleonic set this time. A very nice set I must say. It comes with eight poses, one officer and seven troop figures. They are very nice sculpted and painted up very easy. A complete review of this set can be seen on Plastic Soldier Review.

As allways I started painting these figures with a white undercoat. Then I did the flesh parts with Games Workshop (GW) Elf Flesh and GW Ogryn Flesh Wash. Next was the uniform, here I used Revell (R) Sea Green. To tone down the green I gave it a wash with GW Gryphonne Sepia. The blanket is done with GW Vermin Brown. All black parts are done with R Tar Black and the red parts with GW Blood Red. The gun is painted with R Brown and GW Boltgun Metal with a GW Devlan Mud Wash over it. Buttons are painted with GW Shining Gold. The cocarde on the helmet is done GW Echanted Blue, GW Tin Blitz, GW Blood Red, R White and GW Shining Gold. I hope this will help someone who want to paint this figures to.

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29 opmerkingen:

  1. Hi Peter,
    Many thanks for posting this. I've looked at this set many times and I'm planning to add it to my Russian force very soon. It looks a very nice set and you've done a great job of the paint work!
    Thanks again!

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    1. I can recommend these figures very much. They ill look good in your army.

      Greetings
      Peter
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  2. Lovely work..the officer is great..excellent face.
    Cheers
    Paul
    PS..did they arrive??

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    1. Yes they did Paul! ;-)

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      Peter
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  3. They're wonderful. I was actually looking for a set in which the figs had silly hats and this was one of the choices, finally I settled with the HäT Austrian Landwehr, they're being painted now.

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    1. Looking forward to those Landwehr figures!

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      Peter
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  4. Great work, Peter!

    I love a top hat on a soldier.

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  5. Thank you for listing the paints you used. I know I need to buy more paint and I'd like to try this gold you have. The silver on the officer's sash and on the men's hats really pops out. Very nice work.

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    1. Thank you Anne. Listing up the paints I used is just a guideline. In the past I painted with enamel paints, but others convinced me to use acrylic paint. And the family is pleased with that because the smell of paint has gone. I'm sure other figure painters will tell you that you don't need so much cans of paints. Some basic colours that you can mix are enough. I'm just to lazy for that.

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      Peter
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  6. good one peter. the russians had some very funny looking uniform

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  7. I never knew they had a hat like that, great work by the way!

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  8. Excellent work Peter. Very well done.

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  9. Very nicely done. Good looking unit

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  10. This is a very interesting set and a great paint job. What you're doing with the bases? Did you remove and give them new bases or did you paint the bases?
    Regards
    Lonewolf

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    1. No, I will not paint or remove the bases. But I'm working on an idea, that I can show you soon. I hope.

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      Peter
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  11. Nice looking figures and excellent paint job.

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  12. Wow those looks great loads of detail! Following!

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    1. Welcome Baur and thank you!

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      Peter
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  13. Thank you all for the nice comments!

    Greetings
    Peter
    http://peterscave.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks G!

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      Peter
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  15. Very good job on these. It was a time for funny hats.

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    1. Thanks Mike! I were the hats that let me decide to paint this figures! ;-)

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      Peter
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  16. Looks fine, I love the details. A great work!

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