Saturday, 5 November 2011

Sans - Coulottes

I did these after seeing the great idea on Vitor´s Blog Batalhas Napoleonicas. The set used is the Orion English Pirates. Vitor´s made his up as a Militia group and added an Imex bod from the American Pioneers set. Mine are an early french revolutionary gun crew..the so called Sans - Coulottes
Marianne and a couple of citizens
Barrel from Zvezda...the two gabions scratch built like this
The cannon (a 20pdr) is from the Zvezda Russian Artillery of Peter the great
Hello to 1939 Blog ...(no user name!?) Loads of nice bods all scales, all periods

Tomorrow is Herne......Lots of Plastic bods to be bought !!!!!!! :-D

And a BIG thankyou to Andrew from Ferrous lands blog for reviewing my blog....great ideaand very kind :-D

18 comments:

  1. Very nice looking group Paul.

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  2. Some great looking stuff Paul

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  3. Great work. The shading work shows well. Lady waving the french "towel" nice touch. Interesting subject. I think a cannon for my French Royalists is coming soon.

    Cheers
    Michael aka WR

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  4. Very nice work, Paul. Interesting figures. "Without silk knee breeches" - wow, glad the French is a lot shorter - they wouldn't be as scary :)! Best, Dean

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  5. Very impressive work Paul!

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  6. Nice looking cast of characters, Paul. And it never hurts to have a swig or two before joining in on the work!

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  7. Very very nice Paul. Really look the part as early Rev war French.

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  8. What a good idea Paul, could be Sans culottes on the way for my French rev stuff,
    Dave

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  9. Very original work Paul, great post

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  10. Blooming good work Paul, they look French to me!

    Well done!

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  11. Very good group of figures. I like all of them, but the guy drinking from the wine bottle is my favorite.

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  12. "Madame DeFarge: We are so poor, we do not even have a language! Just this stupid accent! "

    )History of the World Part one.)

    Great use of figures for this period.

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  13. very nice French figures! ... we call them "Sans-Culottes" (culottes= pants) because in the french Revolution they wore trousers (blue and white strips)in opposition with the aristocratic breeches and stocking (Google translation!).
    Marianne is the Symbol of the Revolution and now of the French Republic.

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  14. You worked out this idea very well Paul. Good use of figures and well painted!

    Greetings
    Peter
    http://peterscave.blogspot.com/

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  15. Some nice bods you found again, splendit work!

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  16. Fantastic, the gun barrel looks particularly well done. Love the little scene, very, 'Les Mis'!

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  17. Vive la Republique!- vive les petits soldats!

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