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Arteis0202 Sep 2021 6:15 p.m. PST


Last night I completed painting this company of 18th century British grenadiers from Crann Tara Miniatures, the first part of my latest big battalion.

I used GW Contrast paints almost entirely for this project. The only exception was that I added a top coat of Foundry medium blue to the turnbacks, as I felt the shade of Contrast dark blue I used didn't stand out enough.

The beauty of Contrast paints, besides providing their own highlighting and shading, is that they flow so easily. The mitre caps were actually quite simple to do, as the paint filled the gaps between the lacing by itself.

More pics and info here: link


Texaswalker02 Sep 2021 8:37 p.m. PST

Great painting, those look really good.

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2021 6:10 a.m. PST

They look really good. Thanks.

Personal logo PaulCollins Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2021 5:01 p.m. PST

Wow! Thanks for sharing.

Arteis0203 Sep 2021 5:50 p.m. PST

I've now added a detailed painting guide to show you exactly how they were done: link

Disco Joe03 Sep 2021 7:07 p.m. PST

They are exceptional. Good job.

Mirosav06 Sep 2021 6:01 p.m. PST

Thanks for the guide. I have some AWI British to do and this will help.

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