Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

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Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

Post by valleyboy » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:07 am

I have some new 28mm figures on the workbench - these are RTB's Duchy of Warsaw figures that were sculpted by Paul Hicks

They are really lovely to paint but I'm not at all certain that I've got the details correct so I've attached a few photos of 4 test figures that I've completed
I've been using this as a source : - http://empire.histofig.com/1810-1813-period.html

The precise uniform details seem open to interpretation, so I've hedged a bit

On reflection I probably should have painted the Grenadier with blue cuffs but I like my grenadiers to look like grenadiers so red it was
I'm also not certain about the back of the coat
can't see any turnbacks in the middle of the figure (ie above his butt) sculpted so its dark blue

Does anyone have any advice to offer please?

front
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Back
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Grenadier
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Voltigeur
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yes I know, I've only just spotted the white bit on the voltigeur's thumb
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Re: Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

Post by Greystreak » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:26 am

Nice work, ValleyBoy. Check out some of the details here, using the Google Translate Toolbar button (or similar) to change Polish/French to English:

http://napoleon.org.pl/plansze.php or

https://sites.google.com/site/armeepolo ... e-napoleon

Hope they help a bit.
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Re: Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

Post by Rob Herrick » Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:15 pm

Valleyboy, which regiment were you planning on painting? Also, which time period: pre or post 1809?

Otherwise, they do look good!
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Re: Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

Post by valleyboy » Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:38 am

Rob Herrick wrote:Valleyboy, which regiment were you planning on painting? Also, which time period: pre or post 1809?

Otherwise, they do look good!
:oops: doh
Big omission, these are meant to be the 1st regiment for 1812
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Re: Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

Post by Friedrich August I. » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:23 am

I think that this

http://www.historischer-bilderdienst.de ... rschau.php

would help you too.
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Re: Duchy of Warsaw figures - painting advice please

Post by turrabear » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:37 pm

you could try poes and saxons of the napoleonic war by george nafziger.
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