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by dashing blade
Tue Apr 06, 2010 1:25 am
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Swedish Sashes
Replies: 5
Views: 4943

sashes

Just found a site that states officers wore Blue and Yellow sashes!
Still not sure about rank and file,the same source also mentions blue hat bands with yellow trim. :o
by dashing blade
Tue Apr 06, 2010 12:23 am
Forum: Thirty Years War & English Civil War
Topic: Swedish Sashes
Replies: 5
Views: 4943

Swedish Sashes

Can anyone help me with a small problem? I've been asked to paint some swedish TYW troops for a mate, whilst there's a fair bit of info on the net about Swedish uniforms ( or lack of ) I've seen sashes for the Blue Regiment(1628 Blue Regt, not the old blue mercanary regt) as yellow,orange and of cou...
by dashing blade
Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:27 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Easter painting
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Thanks for the advice Will, but i face two problems there.
1. If i have a professionally painted unit on the table , units painted by my own hand will get an inferiority complex and mutiny!
2. I have a joint account!

So your dead right it would work only once! :wink:
by dashing blade
Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: Napoleonic General Board
Topic: 28mm British Light Cavalry who makes them???
Replies: 49
Views: 26574

They really are well painted figures, my only concern is that my best painted units usually roll the worse dice.I hope you have more luck,as to lose them from the table top would be a blow to morale indeed! :wink:
by dashing blade
Fri Apr 02, 2010 10:43 am
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Easter painting
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Hey Dab, sounds like you're speaking from experience! anyway a break for lunch and back to it. :wink:
by dashing blade
Thu Apr 01, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Easter painting
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

compromise

I think thats sound advice,I'll be in BnQ in the morning then. And I shall wait for nightfall........... (sorry that sounds sinister!) :(
by dashing blade
Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Easter painting
Replies: 8
Views: 4085

Easter painting

Easter gives me the chance to paint the regiment"La Reine" and add to Louis XIV's army..or paint the front room.....I'm informed by the wife that this should be an easy decision! Any thoughts? :?
by dashing blade
Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:20 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Old Guard
Replies: 23
Views: 11076

Very impressive work Alpha, a little depressing to think how far i have to go to reach this standard.
:oops:
by dashing blade
Mon Mar 29, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Beauty spots
Replies: 5
Views: 2942

beauty spots

Thanks gentlemen, i will try to ignore the fashion/uniform police and paint my Irish adventuer as i see fit! Point taken about a dandy trying to blend in with my rough diamonds,but surely contrast is tool of prespective. Also speaking as a someone with more than a pint or two of Irish blood in me , ...
by dashing blade
Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:11 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Beauty spots
Replies: 5
Views: 2942

beauty spots or blackheads

Thanks for the info, i shall now attempt to paint a beauty spot that does not resemble a powder burn! Dont know about the rouge though,and definitely no eyeliner! :oops:
by dashing blade
Sun Mar 28, 2010 7:43 pm
Forum: What are you working on?
Topic: Beauty spots
Replies: 5
Views: 2942

Beauty spots

Would any kind soul please inform if beauty spots where still fashionable in the 1700 to 1710 period. I'm painting a rather fashionable dandy for a rather rough Irish regiment and want him to look like he is at the height of fashion . I no its a small point , but its the details that catch the eye, ...