|Spanish lights advance at the double|
Continuing with the Peninsular theme are some Spanish Light Infantry from the wonderful Connoisseur Miniatures range. These are available through Bicorne and though limited in the variety of poses, still look good all these years after being designed and sculpted by Peter Gilder. As you can see these still need a Dull Coat Matt varnish however the whether in Perth has not been conducive to varnishing anything at the moment as it has consistently been over 34 degrees Celsius and bloody humid!
I have always found that is a recipe for white powdery figures when spray matt coating.
|Lovely pose on these figures though a bit more varety would have made them even better.|
|Very Latino looking Capitano, resplendant in Hussar Pelisse and lovely waxed moustache!|
These were part of the volunteer style light regiments and battalions formed up and the uniform reflects the earlier years in the Peninsular Campaign which perfectly fits into the period we are gaming. Would love to get the Red coated volunteers painted as well though various sources say they were also the Cataluna Battalion. Either way, those crazy Spanish sure are colourful!
Some more line infantry are getting ready for parade soon.