Last 15 posts from Over Open Sights

4th Australian Light Horse 1.

Posted on November 16th, 2017 under , . Posted by

These figures are from Blaze Away available from Lancashire Games. Painted up as the 4th Australian Light Horse (tiny detail of the the patch in the sleeve) with some added clutter and an extra blanket to the saddle. Half way through the unit of ten mo…

2/15 London Regiment (Civil Service Rifles), 179 Brigade, 1917-18.

Posted on November 5th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I took some time to experiment with speeding up the painting process for my own collection of Tabletop Tommies given that I don’t have a lot of time to devote to painting my own figures. I decided that I would cut cards with the Devil and have a go at …

2/15 London Regiment (Civil Service Rifles), 179 Brigade, 1917-18.

Posted on November 5th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

I took some time to experiment with speeding up the painting process for my own collection of Tabletop Tommies given that I don’t have a lot of time to devote to painting my own figures. I decided that I would cut cards with the Devil and have a go at …

Czech Legion Cavalry, 1919 – Test Piece

Posted on October 24th, 2017 under . Posted by

So…. Rodger sent me some images:”Could we do this using these?” he asked:(North Star 1866 Austrian Hussars)”Yes!” I replied:Colour scheme? Here:

Czech Legion Cavalry, 1919 – Test Piece

Posted on October 24th, 2017 under . Posted by

So…. Rodger sent me some images:”Could we do this using these?” he asked:(North Star 1866 Austrian Hussars)”Yes!” I replied:Colour scheme? Here:

Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, 1918.

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

Out of the blue, the chaps from “Wargames Illustrated” asked if they could use some of my images of WW1 Yeomanry troopers for an forthcoming article on  the Battle of Megiddo. With the caveat that the Yeomanry I have painted cover 1915-17 I offere…

Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, 1918.

Posted on October 23rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

Out of the blue, the chaps from “Wargames Illustrated” asked if they could use some of my images of WW1 Yeomanry troopers for an forthcoming article on  the Battle of Megiddo. With the caveat that the Yeomanry I have painted cover 1915-17 I offere…

179 Trench Mortar Battery 1917.

Posted on October 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

A scratchbuilt 6 inch (medium) Newton Mortar abd a couple of crew cobbled together from the leadpile.The first of the units for 179 Brigade, my next personal project. 2/14 London Regiment (London Scottish) to follow soon.

179 Trench Mortar Battery 1917.

Posted on October 21st, 2017 under , . Posted by

A scratchbuilt 6 inch (medium) Newton Mortar abd a couple of crew cobbled together from the leadpile.The first of the units for 179 Brigade, my next personal project. 2/14 London Regiment (London Scottish) to follow soon.

Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry. Footsore Miniatures Conversions 5.

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

Finally, after three and a half years lurking about the “to complete” section of the painting shelf, I give you the mounted figures for the QODY project. There are some Footsore “BUF/Yeomanry” troopers in these, some British Lancer figures and the Hotc…

Queens Own Dorset Yeomanry. Footsore Miniatures Conversions 5.

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 under , . Posted by

Finally, after three and a half years lurking about the “to complete” section of the painting shelf, I give you the mounted figures for the QODY project. There are some Footsore “BUF/Yeomanry” troopers in these, some British Lancer figures and the Hotc…

The Second Battle of Gaza, April 1917: The Assault on Ali el-Muntar. Colours 2017, Newbury, 16th September.

Posted on September 17th, 2017 under . Posted by

Yesterday, at Colours 2017, Newbury, we played the game. Almost a year in the planning, the huge sixteen feet long table attracted a lot of interest and kind comment. Adrian acted as Umpire, Steve, Simon and Andrew controlled the Ottoman forces while R…

The Second Battle of Gaza, April 1917: The Assault on Ali el-Muntar. Colours 2017, Newbury, 16th September.

Posted on September 17th, 2017 under . Posted by

Yesterday, at Colours 2017, Newbury, we played the game. Almost a year in the planning, the huge sixteen feet long table attracted a lot of interest and kind comment. Adrian acted as Umpire, Steve, Simon and Andrew controlled the Ottoman forces while R…

The Second Battle of Gaza, 1917. COLOURS, Newbury, 16 September, 2017.

Posted on September 9th, 2017 under Posted by

Extra! Extra! Read all abaht it! Paintin’ finished! Demmo game next week! 

The Second Battle of Gaza, 1917. COLOURS, Newbury, 16 September, 2017.

Posted on September 9th, 2017 under Posted by

Extra! Extra! Read all abaht it! Paintin’ finished! Demmo game next week!