More light-cavalry horses

31 May 2018
Nino /
Starting from resin castings of my ambling light-cavalry horse mannequin (see here), I have sculpted mannequins for three more horses in the following poses: trotting, galloping, and leaping. Two more galloping poses have come out for free by combining the sides of some of the above mannequins. As with my first horse mannequin, I concentrated [...]
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Regular infantry figures mannequins

27 Jul 2017
Nino /
I am soon to release my first mid 18th-Century regular infantry figures. Needing some proper foes for my Indians and Canadians, my first regulars will of course have to be British. French regular infantry will come next, perhaps both line infantrymen and soldiers of the independent companies in colonial service... I would also like to [...]
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Horses!

06 Feb 2017
Nino /
I am going to add some mounted figures to my range. To start with, I will make Hungarian and French hussars of the War of the Austrian Succession, and for that I need... horses. At that time, hussars were employed exclusively as light cavalry skirmishers. Their mounts were small, rugged Eastern European horses, about 1.40 [...]
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Mannequins and masters

07 Jan 2017
Nino /

I build all my masters from scratch using epoxy putty, mostly A+B and DURO, and other materials. To save time, however, I produce basic resin mannequins that I can use as a base for new masters. Shown here is an early anatomy mannequin made of A+B epoxy putty (I now use almost exclusively DURO), and some partial […]

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