ECW reading list

  • 'By the Sword Divided', John Adair, (Century Publishing)
  • 'Decisive Battles of the English Civil War', Malcolm Wanklyn, (Pen & Sword)
  • 'Sir Ralph Hopton's Narrative', ed C.E.H. Chadwyck Healey, (Somerset Record Society)

Thursday, 5 April 2012

After some time....

Someone once said, and I'm not sure of the exact words, that invention was 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. Well painting a wargames army is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration, and the inspiration that awakened my desire to revisit my ECW stuff, has to be credited to Olddorg's website ( His work on some ECW stuff has to be seen to be believed. With a small alteration (using devlan mud wash instead of oil paint) using his undercoating technique has given me a new lease of life. So without further ado, here is my offering for the start of Hopton's Horse.

Bases and standard yet to be undertaken.