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Offline DonVoss

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #45 on: March 16, 2018, 06:46:03 PM »
Thanx gents....;)

To make Hu Rhu at least a little happy I added a few sheep skins to the barechested warriors....;)







I think they look okay when placed in the second rank....:)

Cheers,
Don

Offline joekano

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #46 on: March 16, 2018, 07:08:25 PM »
Great looking project!
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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #47 on: March 16, 2018, 07:11:56 PM »
Very nice greenstuffing,minis look great  :)


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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #48 on: March 17, 2018, 12:41:20 AM »
DV,

No pressure, they are your beautiful figures, so please forgive me for saying this -- but the one bald dude with the awesome beard and great paint job would benefit from a simple skullcap... you could use your awesome sculpting skill or even just paint the cap onto his head. It would have been very rare indeed to see a bareheeaded Afghan tribesman, then or now.

PS  If it's a lighting effect and he's already wearing a skullcap... I apologize again!!!
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Offline FierceKitty

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #49 on: March 17, 2018, 12:55:28 AM »
DV,

No pressure, they are your beautiful figures, so please forgive me for saying this -- but the one bald dude with the awesome beard and great paint job would benefit from a simple skullcap... you could use your awesome sculpting skill or even just paint the cap onto his head. It would have been very rare indeed to see a bareheeaded Afghan tribesman, then or now.

PS  If it's a lighting effect and he's already wearing a skullcap... I apologize again!!!

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Offline Jeff965

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #50 on: March 17, 2018, 09:31:41 AM »
Late to this thread but so glad I looked in, wonderful inspirational stuff DV keep it up :)

Offline DonVoss

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #51 on: March 17, 2018, 09:42:30 AM »
So today just a short update...going on a small vacation....:)

Did a little greenstuffing on some vicious Zanzibaris.
Got them afghan noses and some beards.

And for the mad guru I addad a shot down turban, wich I can put behind the bare headed fellow.... lol ;)







@Mad Guru
Do you have any suggestions for the colours of the Herati?
I found pretty much every colour painted on the foundry models....brown and red and yellow and blue... :o

Cheers,
Don

« Last Edit: March 17, 2018, 09:46:06 AM by DonVoss »

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #52 on: March 17, 2018, 06:54:43 PM »
Looking good. I love how you are using a wide range of figures to make up your force.  It makes each band entirely unique.  Keep up the good work.

Oh and thanks for the skins.   ;)

Offline Mad Guru

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #53 on: March 17, 2018, 10:44:09 PM »
Don,

I saw that greenstuff turban on its own base and laughed out loud!  Of course that fellow could have lost his skullcap or turban while racing to fight the cursed farangi!

There's got to be a great skirmish scenario based on that base!  The Mullah wants his lucky turban back... now I want one too!

Re: Turcoman uniforms, the colors you mention seeing on the Foundry site are all legitimate choices. The 2 colors most often mentioned as being worn by Afghan Regular Army troops from Herat are red and "mustard", perhaps a yellowish shade of khaki.

In case you haven't seen it over on my blog, here's a link to the page with Ian Heath's excellent illustrated article "A MOST VILLAINOUS CAVALCADE". about the 19th Century Afghan Regular Army, posted there with his permission:

http://maiwandday.blogspot.com/p/a-most-villainous-cavalcade-ian-heaths.html
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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #54 on: April 03, 2018, 06:13:39 PM »
Okay...after a short break I am back at the NWF....:)

Painted up a few mroe Pathans....




Cheers,
Don

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #55 on: April 03, 2018, 08:07:39 PM »
Nice work on those mins,love the colours used.

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #56 on: April 03, 2018, 09:00:02 PM »
Love the turban! Whimsical but probably useful as well......and the paint jobs are pretty darn good too lol
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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #57 on: April 03, 2018, 10:19:07 PM »
Thanx gents.....;)

Last update for today...:)




Sadly without any horses.

Cheers,
Don

Offline DonVoss

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #58 on: April 04, 2018, 07:42:17 AM »
Painted a Dr. Watson last night....:)





My upcoming game will be a little tongue in cheek...so each of the three brits player will get one more pulpy unit.

Cheers,
Don

Offline DintheDin

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Re: Don's North West Frontier
« Reply #59 on: April 04, 2018, 08:20:29 AM »
Both your new additions are outstanding!
Eager to see what you have in mind for your upcoming game!
Cheers!
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