Last 15 posts from Captain Richard's Miniature Civil War

The Princess Anne Cavalry

Posted on August 22nd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Heres a few shots of The Princess Anne Cavalry otherwise known as the 5th Virginia Cavalry.

A 1st World War French flight stand

Posted on August 20th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,The next period for me will be World War One,  particularly Wings of War biplanes and such. If I can find the room Ill sent up a table or two and purchase one of those aerial gaming mats, but finding the room for this will be to…

British Queen makes an appearance

Posted on August 15th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,I knew if I mentioned anything British it would attract attention. This British Queen happens to be Havana Cigars. Popular in the U.S. in the 1870s, so much so that they made their way to outdoor advertising in the form of hand paint…

Saturday afternoon in the ghetto

Posted on August 9th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,My daughter is home from Florida for the summer. Being the gearhead that she is, we went taking photos of  our cars and some amazing graffiti in some of the baddest parts of the city. Some of the artists that did this work are s…

The captains clutter…no more space

Posted on July 29th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,.Im running out of room, too much stuff. Id like to start other periods, like World War 1 but something would have to go…not ready for that right now. Just went around the room with a camera,you can get an idea of what I mean about…

The last of the medieval town…the cemetary

Posted on July 26th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,This has to be where it all ends…the cemetary…a few shots

The lighthouse gets added to the medieval town

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Here are a few shots of the lighthouse added at the very end of the table…

A bridge separates a medieval town

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,This town consists of two doors lengthwise end to end, in the middle the doors dont line up, one has a slight curve to it. To cure this I separated the doors about 8 inches and put a bridge there. The difference in the doors doesnt s…

Mansion close ups

Posted on July 19th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Here are some close up shots of work on the mansion… These were all taken outside

Finishing off the abandoned mansion

Posted on July 14th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,I just finished the interior, roof and front lanterns, here are a few shots.

A quick how to: RUST

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Heres a short pictorial on how to do rust.  If at some point youre creating old looking pieces, doing rust is a must. I have a couple of ways to do rust. The long way consists of 11 different color combinations. I’ve refined it …

An addition to the abandoned mansion

Posted on June 30th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone, I had this tree that I thought would go great on the front lawn of this mansion.Its pretty narly so it fits right in. Here are a few shots.

Abandoned

Posted on June 22nd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone, Most of you know the kind of work that I do. It has to look old, beat up run down and has generally seen better days, so as you can well imagine when I saw this photo of a New Orleans abandoned mansion with all its character, I…

The Lee Photographic Gallery

Posted on June 16th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,During the Civil War, there were two photographers from Richmond  JW and WW Davies. They were so Pro Southern and Pro Confederate that they named their business after Robert E Lee. The logo you see on the building is extremely r…

Another brick building graces the medieval landscape

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,This building was at one time wood and has been redone in brick…I think it fits in with the others pretty well…here are some shots