Monday 27 July 2015

Back to the brushes! With a new project: 19th century Europe

Hello everyone.

I'm finally back after quite a long time it seems. To be honest with you, I went through a phase where painting did'nt matter much to me, and blogging as well since it was all about painting and gaming. I hope my return will be more permanent, though it will be short since I will be going on a family holidays next week. At the moment, I'm with my parents, and my daughter, so I have a bit of time to paint.

Quite a lot happened since my last post. I was offered a real teaching post, of which I have been dreaming for the past 4 years. Finally. The downside is I had to work more to get noticed and was therefore exhausted during the evenings.

To get me remotivated, I started a new project, leaving aside the Ancients for a while. I wanted to play the wars of 19th Century Europe for quite some time. I've taken the bait, and I've started this new project, which I could call "The sun never sets". But I prefer the French title, based on the motto of the 3rd Chasseurs d'Afrique: " Tant qu'il en restera un!" ("As long as there is still one of us!", roughly).

What is it about? Well, it simply is my own set of home rules to play those wars, intended to be easy to pick up, fast, brutal, and with enough chrome to enjoy. And the first step is: The Crimean war in 10mm. I've picked some army packs from Pendraken, and have started painting them. Hopefully I will have enough to play with rapidly.

The Scots Guards

French Infanterie de ligne

So Long!


  1. Great to hear that things are working themselves out for you and I love the sound of your new project.

    1. Thanks Michael. This new project will need a lot of minis first ;)

  2. Welcome back! Sounds like an interesting project, looking forward to reading more.

    1. Well, you should read more about it quite soon, I promise

  3. Good news about your job Seb, well done!!
    Great looking figures, I shall look forward to more!!

  4. Your 10mm look fantastic Seb. Welcome back - and well job on the permanent position.

  5. happy to see you back online with good news !

    all the the best.

    gilles from France

    1. Salut Gillou. He oui, des bonnes nouvelles ca fait du bien parfois. Et toi?

  6. Congratulations on both the new position and the new project.
    Very much interested in your Crimean War project.

  7. Can you give me some suggestion through by your post.Thanks.


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