I finished up 3 more Spanish Cavalry units for the War of Spanish Succession. Tonight the Reina, Armendariz and Sevilla will take their place next to their Spanish brothers.Here are the photos:Only 9 more units of cavalry to paint and the French and Spanish are done!
War of Spanish Succession
After a long rest of painting 10mm WSS figures, I finished up 4 units of Spanish Cavalry for the Battle of Almanza project.The four units are:Roussillon-ViejoGuardias de CorpsRosellon ViejoPozo BlancoHere are a few photos of the troops
Well I lasted until the final week of the Warlord Games sprue sale before weakening, but yesterday an order for a pile of Marlburian Infantry sprues went in as each sprue has 12 figures on and costs just £2.50! Don't ask how many I ordered, but free postage is such a temptation! Unlike other ex-Wargames Factory plastics, these aren't as slim and fiddly, the main reason I resisted the AWI sprues...Warlord Games Malburian Infantry (photo Warlord Games)The uniforms are pretty generic, so can be painted up as a number of nations, the issue now is which ones... As interesting as Marlborough's campaign is, I have been intrigued by the operations in Portugal and Spain between 1701 and 1710, and there is a book by Nicholas Dorrell coming out at the end of the month (Marlborough’s Other Army: The British Army and the Campaigns of the First Peninsula War, 1702–1712). It looks like it will provide a good overview of all the participants, not just the British (one of the things that interests me is the wide variety of a
The last three units of French Cavalry are done for my WSS project!!! They include the Berry, Belleport and Germinon units. All the figures are 10mm Old Glory and are based on 30mm x 30mm bases.
So I've finally finished up some French Cavalry for my War of Spanish Succession project. I've been a little burnt out on painting troops for this project as I've been working on them non-stop for over a year now. I guess I needed a bit of a break from them.Here are some quick shots of the Simiane and Anjou cavarly units. I hope you like them.Only 3 more French units to go and then 16 Spanish units of Cavalry to do. :)