Befreiungskriege 1813-14

Painting and modelling 28mm Napoleonic wargaming miniatures

The Perry experiment, part 2

Posted by Martin on October 3, 2008

forelegs left and right views

Perry horse WIP: forelegs left and right views

A small update tonight. I’ve finished painting the forelegs – three shades of grey (Vallejo dark grey, neutral grey and light grey) over black with only very sparing use of the lightest grey. Also painted the fetlocks (if that’s the correct term, I’m not too good on equine anatomy) with some even lighter grey and white (Foundy arctic grey and white). And I did the hooves too – not very exciting.

Now that I look at these photos again, I’m a little disappointed that they don’t show up the white blaze on the horse’s face very well. I’ll have to take a more front-on picture next time.


3 Responses to “The Perry experiment, part 2”

  1. Banstead postie said

    Hi Martin,
    Looks great so far. What colour do you paint the hooves? (Hows that for a boring question?!!)

  2. Martin said

    Colours for the hooves were basecoat of German Camo Black Brown; first highlight of Burnt Umber and second highlight of Beige Brown – all Vallejos.

  3. Banstead postie said

    Thanks for the info MSK

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