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Finally a Bit of Painting Time. . .

Just a quick update today. Last night, I managed to get in a couple of hours of work on those last nine Spencer Smith cavalry. Finished the yellow turnbacks, tan breeches, and the blue saddle cloths. Naturally, I made a number of mistakes, which I then had to fix before quitting for the evening. But there was nothing too upsetting or time consuming, just some careful (re-) lining with GW Chaos Black. It felt good to be back in the saddle. Tonight, I’d like/hope to paint the blue coats. We’ll see if that actually happens. If so, that means the only things like the swords, scabbards, and a few assorted small bits will remain. With any luck at all, I might have the entire 30-figure unit finished with a photo or two in the next several days. Cross your fingers!


johnpreece said…
As soon as the whole unit is done then Spencer Smith figures really repay the work put into them.

I am looking forward to seeing the resulting photo's
A J said…
I agree! To begin with I was a bit dubious about Spencer Smith figures as they seemed almost too basic, but now my first batch is nearing completion they really look the business.
I too am really looking forward to seeing the completed work. How's the packing task going?
abdul666 said…
No personal experience to allow me commenting on John's first point, but I warmly support the second!
Bluebear Jeff said…
Isn't it wonderful how relaxing a painting session can be?

I find that they energize me. They also (for a time) take me away from the day-to-day hassles of life that seems to refresh me . . . and, of course, I get rather jazzed at what I'm able to get accomplished in a session.

-- Jeff

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