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Charlie01 Sep 2022 12:44 p.m. PST

Late 15th century French mounted crossbowmen.

More pics and full details on the blog! link

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2022 12:54 p.m. PST

Very nicely done!


mghFond01 Sep 2022 3:34 p.m. PST

Excellent, very evocative of the period!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP02 Sep 2022 6:23 a.m. PST

Nice work.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP02 Sep 2022 9:18 a.m. PST

Very nice work!

Puster Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Sep 2022 10:04 a.m. PST

Splendid, as usual from your workbench!

greenknight4 Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Sep 2022 9:26 a.m. PST

Any tutorials on your basing technique?

Charlie08 Sep 2022 11:22 a.m. PST


It's very simple, just three layers – sand, static grass, tufts.

The sand is just sand, applied with PVA, then a second layer of patches to cover any thin/missed spots, then watered down PVA soaked over it all so it dries rock hard. It's not painted.

The static grass is done in patches which covers most of the sand (with some spots of bare sand left visible), applied with PVA. It's 'steppe grass' from Army Painter.

And then the tufts, stuck on with superglue, the more the better to be honest. There are three sorts, all from Gamer's Grass – 'dry green', 'dry' and 'autumn'.

greenknight4 Sponsoring Member of TMP23 Sep 2022 8:35 a.m. PST

Thank you

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