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French Imperial Guard Grenadier

After my previous 54mm, another bust and this is a big one and definitely a classic: the French Imperial Grenadier by Young Miniatures ( Overall I am very happy and I enjoyed a lot painting this bust. This time I tried also a new brand for the golden parts: the Maimeri Acrylic Light Gold ( I used this colour for both the golden plate on the "bearskin" (the typical tall fur cap of the grenadiers), the buttons and the epaulettes (take a look at this nice glossary and in my view this looks very realistic, so I am planning…

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Borbonic Hussar of Royal Cavalry 1860

Some weeks passed after my latest post, but I didn't stop painting at all! I simply didn't take any picture of the painting progress, so I can only but share the final photos. This is a very old miniature that was distributed in 2006 by the "Catania CSMS Club" during the International Figure Competition of Catania. No I didn't attend that event, I simply received this piece from a friend of mine and I managed to paint it now as I liked the subject and the overall posture. The original name of this miniature is this:Esercito BorbonicoCavalleria della Guardia RealeSecondo…

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