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'A gaping silken dragon,/Puffed by the wind, suffices us for God./We, not the City, are the Empire's soul:/A rotten tree lives only in its rind.'

Friday, 27 June 2014

Never ending...

... supply.

Or so it seems, as I decant more figures from the cabinet. Tonight's haul included:

Red coats! Come on, my brave lads! 'King George and Old England forever' (yes, I know that's the wrong war, but you get my drift).

And the oppo again. Actually, from a wargame figure painter's perspective, the American Revolution has a lot going for it - corking uniforms, rather cool campaign dress, reasonably small numbers required, and very little in the way of (expensive) cavalry.

Below, some Spencer Smiths painted up as Hesse-Cassel chaps:

And more SSMs, this time as British dragoons:

Surely, it can't take much longer...


  1. And then we get to see a 28/30mm AWI game? The figures are very attractive indeed.

    1. Yes, I'll have to. It's been a wargaming drought since last winter. So much to do, so little time...

  2. Very nice, love the cavalry!

    1. Thanks, Phil ! But I do hate painting a horse!