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Friday, 22 January 2021

COLONIAL MILITIA

I decided to go with  Perry Miniatures  28mm AWI metal figure for my FIW Colonial Militia. I painted them in a variety of colours and adjusted some the hats to purposely make them look like a rag tail bunch of men.





















Next project is my French Marines and Coureures de Bois
CHEERS JOHN

15 comments:

  1. John, that would be Perry AWI militia not ACW?
    It will be interesting to see which figures you use/convert for you next part of the project.
    Nice work anyway 👍

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    1. Thanks Graham for spotting that, have correct it and thanks for the comments
      cheers John

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  2. First class militia figures, excellent paint brush!

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  3. Love those colour choices John, I have some of those figures lurking in a box somewhere. I'm (almost) inspired to dig them out.

    I particularly like that faded red coat you have in the 5th & 6th pictures. I really struggle to do a good faded red, it always ends up pink or orange. May I ask how you did that colour?

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    1. Thanks Doug for the comments, no worries I start with Vallejo Model color Flat Red mixed with a small amount of VMC black grey as a base, then start to highlight by adding a bit of red to the mix, continue highlighting by adding more red , I then do some light highlights by adding VMC stone grey to the mix in small portions. I finish off by brushing VMC flat earth on the edges and the elbows to dirty up the coat. hope this helps
      cheers John

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    2. Thanks John, that's really helpful, and as I have Those Vallejo colours, I shall give it a try.

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  4. Beautiful work John! I love the color tones used

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  5. They're just ace John! Love the rag-tag militia look of these boys.

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