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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2012 8:39 p.m. PST

They look nice, and take note that they had been made by a female fellow member of our hobbie.
Not very usuall.


Her main page

Hope you enjoy!.


TamsinP27 Jan 2012 3:25 a.m. PST

Yeeks! I'm, errr, (in)famous! grin

Thomas Nissvik27 Jan 2012 3:52 a.m. PST

And your blog has gained another follower!

Pauls Bods27 Jan 2012 5:20 a.m. PST

Vey nice. I really like the colours
PS..hope your arm is better Tasmin

TamsinP27 Jan 2012 5:40 a.m. PST

hi Paul – my arm is much recovered. Little and ring finger are still slightly numb, but getting more frequent flashes of sensation, so the nerves seem to be healing nicely.

Regarding the figures, I should point out that they aren't "finished" – once the rest of the army is painted 9or at least enough to game with0 the bases will be dark-washed, dry-brushed, have flock/foliage added and then the whole lot will be matt varnished.

David Miniature Armies27 Jan 2012 6:51 a.m. PST

Very nice, will be nice to see once you are completely done
with them. All that cavalry should be very impressive on the
wargame table.

Scutatus27 Jan 2012 7:50 a.m. PST

That is wonderful to see. When painting the barding of Sarmatians, so many go for the "metal barding" look, but as you have observed, Sarmatian barding (and their armour) seems to have been largely made of horn and dyed hide, meaning that a formation of Sarmatian warriors could have looked rather colourful.

Thank you for sharing this vision. I love it.

oldbob27 Jan 2012 8:27 a.m. PST

Great little website you have, nice tutorials also!

TamsinP27 Jan 2012 11:42 a.m. PST

@David – thanks. They should look pretty impressive on the table, but their performance (or rather my generalship) is less certain

@Scutatus – also thanks. I'd done plenty of reading around while I was waiting for the figs to arrive so I knew all about the coloured horn armour and barding. I can't help thinking that I might have got a better effect by doing a basecoat of brown/grey with colour ink-washes over that. Might b worth trying on another unit later on.

@oldbob70 – I try my best. Tutorials?

@Armand – thanks for the publicity, my blog has had over 300 hits in the last 24 hours!!! grin

cavcrazy27 Jan 2012 11:51 a.m. PST

Very cool…….Did you ever figure out who was taking your magazines?

TamsinP27 Jan 2012 11:55 a.m. PST

Well, it's just 2 issues so far and at least the first one has to have been someone with access to the stairwell (neighbour or the landlord). The second one could have simply gone missing in the post…….

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jan 2012 11:59 a.m. PST

Dear lady, fellow wargamer, It was a real pleasure to me to show your great work.
Hope to see more in the near future.
Glad you take your time to thanks me.

Bien Amicalement

TamsinP27 Jan 2012 5:48 p.m. PST

Armand – thanks given where thanks are due. I've posted this evening and given you a nice mention


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jan 2012 9:57 p.m. PST

Mademoiselle, I kiss your hand with a bow down.
Many thanks for your mention in your blog.

Hope to see more of your good work.



Nicely done!

vtsaogames28 Jan 2012 8:19 a.m. PST

Excellent work. Feel better soon.

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