Prinz August 40mm Homecasts

Now, this was my first ever attempt at home-casting, and I have to say I really enjoyed it.
The moulds were on loan from my pal Alasdair Jamison, and for a couple of months I was melting down all sorts of unwanted figures to produce these. In addition, I supplemented the armies with a few ebay purchases.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
After a while, I decided to move from the very basic card bases onto textured bases...
 
Below: The whole layout, including buildings and trees from my 30mm collections, which somehow worked fine...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The British unit (8th Foot) below, painted by Phil Williams. Flag and basing by me.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

5 comments:

Chris Gregg said...

Super collection. Intrigued by your compromise basing style of leaving the original metal plate still showing while beautifully landscaping the rest!

Phil Olley said...

Thanks Chris
Yes, I was experimenting with basing style. Well-spotted!
Phil

Charly Clarke said...

Great idea using the Prince August molds, I've been toying with idea of using them myself.

What rules are you using?

SteveM said...

Charly

If you fancy trying out Prince August - have a look at the new SYW range.

An excuse to plug my blog:

http://lacewarsintin.blogspot.co.uk/

Steve

Flynte Lock said...

Just started casting these figures myself. only have abt 20 painted so far but something like 300 cast, what rules are you using, i like the fact you can basicaly paint them up as any army you wish.