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marshalGreg06 Sep 2017 8:53 a.m. PST

After completion of the Anderson's confederate Brigade I have had the opportunity to complete two union Brigades from the V Corps spring 1862.
These are probably the largest brigade and the smallest I will be doing per the OOBs I am working from.
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The large 22 stand brigade in Martindale's is from the first division and the smallest is the 9 stand zouave brigade of Warren's from the 2nd Division.

All are the fine 10mm figures from Good Ground.

Warren's brigade is painted as the 5th NY. I will be replacing 4 stands with the proper 10th NY, some time later.

Enjoy

thanks
MG

Personal logo ACWBill Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2017 8:59 a.m. PST

Looking great Greg. Love the look of the Zouaves. Nicely painted and based all around. Again, if you have some pics to send I would love to out these up on my Facebook page.


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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2017 9:46 a.m. PST

Very nice – great work on the Zouaves

tigrifsgt06 Sep 2017 2:57 p.m. PST

You can never go wrong when you put zouaves on the table.

donlowry06 Sep 2017 4:32 p.m. PST

Impressive.

Old Pete07 Sep 2017 1:20 a.m. PST

Good stuff.

138SquadronRAF Supporting Member of TMP07 Sep 2017 2:52 p.m. PST

Nicely done.

FlyXwire08 Sep 2017 5:18 a.m. PST

Painting and figs look very nice – thought they were 15s at first too!

marshalGreg08 Sep 2017 8:11 a.m. PST

Thanks guys
I am not the painter of "Gunny" or other on TMP (who can do 15s that look as 28s).
But practice with and approach of painting as if 15s I took with the zouave units did work well.
The other units, I am taking a more impressionist approach and utilizing the fine detail of the Good Ground Figures with strategic and separate washes (union pants, confederate entire fig, flesh, etc) w/o highlight or little there of, something new to me.

MG

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2017 7:18 p.m. PST

Teddy bear fur just doesn't look right with 10mm figures. But that's just my opinion. I suspect most people like it.

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