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Captain Siborne21 Sep 2022 1:21 p.m. PST

Dear Forum Members, I've been absent from the forum for a while now, mainly due to work commitments, but the Waterloo project has been going ahead at full steam despite my personal lack of progress. I'd been away so long that I forgot how to post photos but after some helpful advice from Deadhead I'm back in the game. The difference between my work and his is that mine is best viewed at a distance!

Recently, I've got going on Halkett's Brigade which consisted of two double battalion squares: the 33rd and 69th and the 30th and 73rd. I've finished three of the four units and here are the results:

More here at my blog if you are interested:

cavcrazy21 Sep 2022 1:35 p.m. PST

Beyond impressive. Beautifully done.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP21 Sep 2022 2:21 p.m. PST

Great work! Thanks for sharing

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2022 9:04 a.m. PST

See the lacework on the shoulder wings of the kneeling grenadiers in the bottom picture. These do stand up to close up viewing very convincingly.

Many a teddy bear has made the ultimate sacrifice for that groundwork also

Lambert Supporting Member of TMP22 Sep 2022 11:43 a.m. PST

There is some excellent painting in there, but it's the sheer scale of it that impresses me most. Two double squares, 1600 figures. That's quite a sight.

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