Thursday, March 20, 2014

From KevinS: 28mm WWI Early War British Infantry (100 points)



From Kevin:
Here's my last submission for the challenge: 20 Early War British infantry from Battle Honors.  Included in the series are a colour sergeant, an officer and a heavy machine gun team on the run. 

I started these (and others) on the first day of the painting challenge.  Today I finished them.  Something tells me my heart wasn't in them.  They have lively poses, but I have to admit the sculpting is not quite up to the standard of Great War Miniatures.  In any case here they are, ready for the tabletop.

I dunno Kevin, these guys look pretty nice to me.  I really like the officer blowing the whistle and gesturing with his walking stick - classic pose.

These twenty Old Contemptibles will give Kevin a very tidy 100 points. Well done and thank you.

7 comments:

  1. Lovely stuff Kevin. I do know the feeling having started my Viking berserkers quite early on but then never touching them (they got hidden away so as not to shame me).

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  2. They look grand! It was probably veiwing the running gun crew that did it, I'm tuckered out imaging the sprint with that honking equipment...and ammo! ;)

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  3. Despite your issues with them I really like the results! Very nice work.

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  4. I've got stuff I started but haven't finished too. Sometimes you just have to go with the flow. These have come out really well though and I suspect in time you'll be happier with them.

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  5. They look good to me. Great job.
    cheers

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