The last 2 weeks have been busy, work is relentless and family were here visiting for a while, so the blog has suffered some neglect.
I did manage some painting however, and managed to complete a unit of mixed spear and bow 28mm Reconquista Spanish Christian Peones (Gripping Beast) for the El Cid project:
I enjoyed painting these, I love Gripping Beast except for the gimpy spear over the shoulder pose they sculpt so often for their dark age ranges, I much prefer the at guard pose mostly seen in the second rank.
And a mixed bag unit of hard nut mercenaries for the same campaign, these are likely mostly Old Glory Crusades range, but I'm not 100% on all of them, they came in a Btown swap:
I also managed a couple of squads of 1940 French - my favourite theatre of WW2, dunno why, these are 1/72 Caesar which were pretty good, they do a great job with poses compared to other plastics:
They are not as nice as these 20mm Blitz metals, however:
Something tragic about the 1940 campaign that I like, or perhaps it is all those cool French tanks and other early war, highly riveted, tin-cannage that appeals. These guys are getting trotted out tomorrow night for a club game of Fubar 1940.