Friday, 29 May 2015

Vive L'Empereur: Line Infantry (1)

After varnishing and basing the French Imperial Old and Young Guard figures in my collection of Del Prado pre-painted 25/28mm-scale Napoleonic figures, I decided to move onto the French Line Infantry. There are quite a few of them, so I am doing them in batches.


There are eight bases of Line Infantry in the first batch, each base having three figures.

2 comments:

  1. Bob,
    It's interesting that the French are modelled in a firing pose, suggesting a defensive posture, rather than the march attack pose that would symbolise advancing in column.
    But they look very good and will doubtless fight well for the Corsican Ogre!
    Regards,
    Arthur

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  2. Arthur1815 (Arthur),

    Almost all the French infantry figures are in a firing pose (either standing or kneeling), although there are a few in an advancing pose ... which is my favourite.

    I am still on track to complete varnishing and basing my collection of Napoleonic figures by the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo ... but it might be a close run thing!

    All the best,

    Bob

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