Tuesday, August 30, 2011

HMS Phoebe (36)

Here is my next Langton ship: the 36 gun frigate HMS Phoebe.

And here Phoebe joins HMS Orion, their captains drinking bumpers to Bonaparte's confusion and enjoying a noble great spotted dog for pudding.


Next up I have two French ships in the yards, but then I'm thinking of painting up a small Danish fleet, for something different.

Just quietly though, I'm also getting pretty excited about the upcoming Saga rules from Gripping Beast...

6 comments:

  1. They're lovely, Dux. I can almost hear Aubrey and Maturin playing their duets in the captain's quarters while Killick grumbles about the noise in the galley!

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  2. Wow, speaking of basing how was that done?

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  3. Thanks chaps.

    @Astronaught - the bases are just the resin ones available from Langton. They are painted with Vallejo Royal Blue, then drybrushed with their light grey/blue and a final light drybrush of Duck Egg Blue, which I also use to pick out the bow wave etc. Finally, a couple of coats of gloss varnish.

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  4. Beautiful work! I like the way you have coloured the sails a browny colour at the top...very realistic.

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  5. So how are those Frenchies coming along mate?
    :-)

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