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Tango0111 Feb 2023 8:51 p.m. PST

Nice Vignette.


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Armand

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP12 Feb 2023 4:10 a.m. PST

The painter has made a good job of these. I remember when Victrix first released these as plastic assembly models. They made for great dragoons, eg 2nd RNBD Scots Greys, but it took more than a head swap to become Life Guards (however nicely the helmet is actually portrayed). The lace front to the jacket, docked tail on the horse, the collar patches all needed attention.

Very nice painting of the black horses with subtle highlights, less convinced by the zombie white eyes.

I do miss 28mm figures of Waterloo. Mine are all gone now, but better that than sitting in a dark attic. Thanks for posting.

Tango0112 Feb 2023 3:32 p.m. PST

A votre service mon cher ami…

Armand

dibble13 Feb 2023 9:53 p.m. PST

And my favourite modern rendition by the late, great Rick Scollins

CHRIS DODSON14 Feb 2023 3:18 a.m. PST

Nice work but the last plate is how I like my troops, representing the rigours of campaigning.

Horses eye are generally black, unless terrified.

I found this series to be very useful.

youtu.be/1r5etvGG4Jk

Good work nevertheless.

Best wishes,

Chris

Tango0106 Mar 2023 4:25 p.m. PST

Thanks!


Armand

Thin Green Line15 Mar 2023 10:37 a.m. PST

Armand
Hello. I think you are in BA. Coming there is a few days and was wondering please if any clubs, shops etc you could recommend in terms of wargaming or military history books etc. Visited the Army museum a long time ago back in the mid 1990s. I speak Spanish (after a fashion!)

Tango0116 Mar 2023 3:29 p.m. PST

Maximun Hobbies – Street: Paraguay 4725 – CABA


Milou Hobbies – Street: Libertad 960 Gallery "Las Victorias" – CABA


Hobbie Segurola – Avenida Segurola 40 – CABA


No much more… mostly made business by phone and then do home deliveries … not recomended.


About books… Buenos Aires IS the City for books… every neighborhood have many stores at sight… the BOOK ZONE is CORRIENTES STREET – CABA


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Hope it help you….


In which neighborhood are you staying in …?

Armand

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