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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 6:12 a.m. PST

Just to express thanks from a visiting Napoleonic modeller to all who helped me get this project underway. I wanted to do some Missouri raiders for one of my lads, who is about to start a three year PhD on some obscure aspect, of what sounds like a thoroughly nasty business. Every schoolboy has heard of Quantrill, but Anderson was new to me.
I got lots of helpful suggestions
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as to where I could find 28mm figures and have quite a collection now. So far I've just painted the Dixons range and posed then in front of a surviving Lawrence building (with very modern double glazing I admit). The wooden building is somewhere else in Missouri.
Help here was really appreciated. Cheers!

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Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 6:54 a.m. PST

Fellas look swell. thumbs up !

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 6:54 a.m. PST

Very nicely done, both your painting and the assistance from other TMPers.

Jim

Frothers Did It And Ran Away13 Apr 2018 8:47 a.m. PST

Bang on! Terrific work.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 8:58 a.m. PST

Much appreciated. It is beginning to dawn on me that I could have added far more ornamentation to the guerilla shirts….more like my work on Mamelukes in Napoleon's Guard, than what The Outlaw Josey Wales wore.

I almost feel some Zouaves coming on.

Colonel Bogey13 Apr 2018 12:11 p.m. PST

What great pictures – very nicely done!

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 5:35 p.m. PST

Fantastic work, especially the "battle shirts."

FlyXwire14 Apr 2018 5:07 a.m. PST

Deadhead, those look great – and the faces are very well done….in fact they're well done all-over! The building backgrounds add that extra degree of immersion too.
I've got some Company D minis waiting in the wings (maybe in the future). :)
Thanks also for including your information request link, as the guys here did a nice job on the resourcing.

Bill N14 Apr 2018 10:10 a.m. PST

Nice figures. Nice staging for the photos.

jammy four Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 2:36 p.m. PST

splendid work Liam……..now beck to Napoleonics old chap!

cheers
Ged

Three Armies Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 5:35 p.m. PST

Well done sir, is there no end to your talents young man?

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP15 Apr 2018 1:46 a.m. PST

I do a mean uvulopalatopharyngoplasty and am known for my ary-epiglottopexy, though I say so myself. But at age 64 I think I will increasingly stick to the paint brush………

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