Saturday, January 30, 2016

Reenactment Humor.



Maybe it's changed. I haven't been in about ten years.





But......










Saturday, January 23, 2016

Brief Pirate Diversion



60mm Pirates of the Caribbean figures I forgot I had soaking in water and detergent for about a year. I repainted them this week.









Sunday, January 17, 2016

I finished up the Line.

More Conte figures added to the firing line. Two Conte casualties borrowed from Conte's Alamo line (but are actually Confederates. Conte is like that)

Next will be a line of Conte Union troops and some odds and ends.

BY THE WAY.....I spend a lot of time on the Facebook soldier pages so please "friend" or "follow" me.










Thursday, January 7, 2016

Conte Collectibles Confederates.

I finally tried painting a Confederate firing line of these 12 year old Conte plastic figures. I'm going to add a few more.












Sunday, December 27, 2015

A few new figures...

This was a LEMAX base player that I fixed with a better AIP head and a bow making it a period bass violin.

Some little kids from the earlier LEMAX Santa set.



 I added dry grass to the saw horse base from an earlier post..


 Emperor Maximian of Mexico and an Imperial officer. Not super authentic but based on Max's field uniform. Maybe in the cast of a future story if I get out of my slump.








Saturday, December 19, 2015

Civil War LEMAX wood detail

I just started a new job that is a five day week. My old Friday off is gone and family "demands" now have to done on Saturday.  I am behind on weekly posts. Thank you all for the kind comments on the Napoleon III figures.

I picked up this second set of LEMAX Christmas figures to make them Union Army soldiers on a wood detail. The set included an out of scale ax. The problem is that the wood looks cut with a saw so I scratch built a two man saw. MARX playsets made a log on a saw horse so I painted one.
The base I made is too thick now that I see it enlarged and looks like a burger or cow flop. Maybe some dry grass will fix it.