Now the Napoleonic period is not my thing. It's very interesting historically and very pretty to wargame, but it's too damn complicated to paint! At least I think so. However, my brother-in-law loves it, so I am painting up figures for him. Here are my first ever attempts at painting 15mm Napoleonic infantry. They are not based and don't have standards as he adds them himself.
Here are the British, painted up as the 3rd Battalion, 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot. Usually British troops will have white belts, but units with buff facings had buff straps apparently.
And here are some French infantry from no particular unit. the French all seem to have the same uniform, so no facing colours or anything.
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