L`eglise Saint Andre and the village of La Chaux

Posted: October 12, 2015 in 15mm, Flames Of War, Painting, Project, Terrain, Wargaming, WW2
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Warning, lots of large pictures. Just click on

a picture to enlarge.

Just wanted to show you how I have been getting

on with my continuing Normandy boards. Still a long way

to go but all 3 boards are coming along nicely. As you

can see from the pictures the 3 additional boards

allow me to crawl out of the Normandy bocage and right

into the local village for a bit of street fighting.

The name of the church and village are fictional so

don’t bother looking for it lol

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The buildings are all mixed manufacturers and the centre

piece church is a Loic Neveu masterpiece. If you really

need to know who makes any particular building just contact

me for the details.

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As mentioned in previous posts I have been using Google Maps

to get inspiration and ideas from,especially the church. Most

French villages have a church surrounded by a circular wall and

often sit right in the middle of the village with a road curving

around the church. There is often a war memorial right next to

the church as well.

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A few bits of info on the church. The gates to L`eglise Saint Andre

are scratch built and the stained glass windows are a combination of

free hand painting and see through plastic. The roof is removable

so you can fill the church with soldiers to your hearts content.

All buildings on the boards are removable except the walls which are fixed

in position. Also to help with storage the telegraph poles are fixed to the

board with magnets so easily moved.

Lots more to do especially at the more built up end of the village but

light is shining from the end of the tunnel.

If your wondering that’s a Panzer Lehr Division rolling through ๐Ÿ™‚

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Comments
  1. arkiegamer says:

    Droolworthy! The massive amount of work you’ve put into this is really paying off.

  2. redcaer1690 says:

    So realistic….I’m in awe!
    Mike

  3. Very realistic and quite the idyllic place. Well, apart from the tanks rolling through. Colouration, weathering and landscaping all work very well together. I would go over some of the brighter flowers with some brown wash to tone them down a bit and make them fuse with the surroundings, but that is a matter of taste.

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