Thursday, July 19, 2018

A few wee hoosies.

Hi all,

As the first step in getting some 6mm terrain together, I painted up a pack of "European" houses from Baccus.  I think the pack I had predated some line expansion, as the houses in question are now coded as Western European, and labelled on the website as French.  Which works, given the armies I have to deploy ;)

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They come with 60x60 plinths, which will be handy markers for occupied towns - but the resin base plates on the houses seem to have warped a little, so the don't fit well.

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I figure what I'll do is just swap out the houses for the plinths if it comes up in game.

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I took a slightly different approach to these than my usual painting - went with a white base coat, and lots of washes and glazes.  I think they turned out alright.

Next up should be a blast from the past.  I've been playing around with ideas for ancients, and it's got me painting them as well.

FMB


9 comments:

  1. They look great. Interested to hear about your coming project, too...

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  2. Thanks for the painting method of these Baccus houses... We have twenty of them to paint and We hesitate between white or black base coat !
    Now We know... it will be white !
    Bravo there are really beautifull !
    We hope do as good as you !

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  3. Very handsome collection of 6mm buildings. I like the effect obtained from your glazes and washes. I could use some of those!

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  4. Great results, I may give your glaze approach a try.

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  5. Those look great. Lots of details in those 6mm houses. First time here I think so having a nice look around. Nice blog! 😀

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