Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Saxon Progress

I've been pushing on with my Prussians and Saxons lately mostly with conversions however I've still been painting a good bit too in my spare time.


I managed to get a battalion of Saxons finished ready to base.

So this is the 2nd battalion of my Prinz Clemens regiment for 1812-13. This battalion finishes off the regiment.

A slightly converted AB NCO. 

This is my least favourite pose with what seems to be a head swap of a french man onto a Saxon body. The collar/neck on these guys isnt to pretty and needed a wee tidy up. I decided to jazz them up with some fancy trousers.

I took some shortcuts with the whites to get the battalion finished quicker. Still look pretty good to me.

More stripes for a little bit of a campaign look.

And 1 final little Saxon side project I've been working on is converting various figures to Saxon upper command for 1812-13. I picked up the 28mm Calpe figures and Peter Bunde plate and have been trying to match them as best I can. This is the 1st of them, he's my colour test for the blue, the rest are primed and ready to go.

Anyway I hope everyone's doing well with their projects and happy wargaming!!!

30 comments:

Chasseur said...

Fantastic work Paul, your Saxons are an inspiration!

Carlo said...

Simply beautiful work as usual Paul. Love the converted Calpe by the way!

Neil Moulden said...

Cracking job Paul. So when are you getting a pair of stripy trousers? : )

paulalba said...

Hi Carlos thankyou, sorry I don't think I explained well. It's an AB conversion, I used the calpe as my inspiration.

Steve-the-Wargamer said...

Love those trousers! :o)

Stryker said...

Paul - more lovely work and some very snazzy trousers!

Phil said...

Wonderful job as always...love these impressive trousers!

Sgt Steiner said...

I really really really hate your gifted ability of daubing paint on metal !! :-)

ljr70 said...

Great looking unit!

Carlo said...

That's the problem when you convert and paint like you do Paul. We mere mortals forget you are working in 18mm!!! Bloody magnificent.

valleyboyinnz said...

great stuff Paul

Colbourne said...

wowza! those are fantastic!

paulalba said...

Thanks very much Colbourne, I'm slowly getting through my Saxons.

paulalba said...

Thanks very much Valley boy!!!

paulalba said...

Sorry carlo, it was me talking about calpe that muddied the waters. Thanks!

paulalba said...

Thank you very Much!!!

paulalba said...

As always Sgt S thanks, I think???

paulalba said...

Thank you very much Phil, hope you and your gaming buddies are well!

paulalba said...

Thanks very much Ian, was great to meet you at falkirk. Our very own mini blogcon!

paulalba said...

Thanks very much Steve!

paulalba said...

Thanks Neil, oh I've had a few in my time I'm not ashamed to say 😊

Rupert Lane said...

Great progress, good NCO

Sir Able Brush said...

Amazing work

grecian1959 said...

Paul really great work .I'm getting my head around the stripes you should get a medal for that . Keep up the good work and reports
Keep an eye on Westfalia as their Saxon range is active again . I just got a unit of prinz clemens uhlans and they are excellent .
Peter

Ben Fiene (Ansbachdragoner) said...

They looks great Paul. I'm just getting back into some 15mm napoleonic a, and have been eyeing off some Saxons - albeit the pre 1810 uniform, and these are inspiring
Ben

paulalba said...

Thanks Ben, for the 1809 campaign or earlie?

paulalba said...

Thanks very much Peter, Yes I'll have to pick up some train drivers for my limbers from westfalia/black hussar.

paulalba said...

Thanks very much sir able brush!!!

paulalba said...

Thanks Ru,
Yes he fits in very well!

paulalba said...

Thank you very much Chasseur, slowly getting through them 😊