Closing the gates, Hougomont.

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Cannonball, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. Cannonball Active Member

    Made a start on this super collaboration from Gordon Mitchell and Carl Reid depicting the Coldstream Guards at Hougomont. I know from the threads that Misfit 151 and Red Five are also tackling the same set and no doubt it will be a very popular set. Hope to do it justice as I have an affiliation with the Coldstreamers through my father who served with them in the 60's.

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  2. JonH Active Member

    Major project this. Hope it goes well but looks like a great start Is there a representation of the north gate or will you be knocking something together?
    Jon
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  3. Cannonball Active Member

    Hi Jon, there are two gates cast with parts 1 and 3 which will be used but I may add a section of wall either side, not decided yet.
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  4. smudger1960 PlanetFigure Supporter

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    Very good start and I like the officer so far,I think a section of wall is a good idea
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  5. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    A very good start, looking great.
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  6. misfit151 Well-Known Member

    Brilliant work my friend keep it going.....Mike
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  7. OldTaff PlanetFigure Supporter

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    Great stuff, very impressive (y)

    Alan
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  8. Cannonball Active Member

    Thanks Brian. I probably will end up with some part of the wall but just waiting on the release of the French contingent to try and gauge the final size of the groupings.
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  9. Cannonball Active Member

    Thanks Bob.
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  10. Cannonball Active Member

    Thanks Mike. How is your rendition coming along?
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  11. Cannonball Active Member

    Thanks Alan.
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  12. phil_h A Fixture

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    Looking good so far - it's a great project and looking forward to seeing more...
    Phil
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  13. napoleonpeart Forum Moderator

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    Great project and looks to be full of great bench time...as you said a popular set of figures to work on

    I turned pics for you

    Thanks for sharing

    Nap
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  14. smudger1960 PlanetFigure Supporter

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    I'm planning on doing all these sets soon,just planning out how I will present it
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  15. Borek A Fixture

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    This is a great dio and I'm curious about your rendition. Looks nice so far, it just wanted a bigger and better photo.

    Cheers Borek
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  16. bucsfan21 Active Member

    Cannonball, Thanks for sharing! (y) Definitely one of my favorite Napoleonic scenes. I look forward to seeing your progress in the days to come!
    All the Best, Terry Martin-Member of the Atlanta Miniature Figure Society of Atlanta, G A
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  17. Huw63 PlanetFigure Supporter

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    A marvellous start on a big project.

    Cheers

    Huw
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  18. Sascha H. PlanetFigure Supporter

    Brilliant looking start. I'm very intrigued to see more ;)
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  19. Cannonball Active Member

    Thanks Phil h.
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  20. Cannonball Active Member

    Thanks Nap-bit of a technophobe re the photos.
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