Black Powder, Napoleonic Wars 1789-1815, Showcase

Spotlight: Inspirational Painting by Francesco Thau

no comments

Our friend Francesco Thau is once again astounding us with his exquisite brushwork. Take a peek and get inspired to take up your own brush!

Spotlight: Inspirational Painting by Francesco Thau

Francesco has turned his hand to a number of different regiments in our Black Powder Napoleonic Era range. There is not much we can say about these stunning models. They truly speak for themselves. If you are inspired, as we have been, why not try your hand at some of these models?

British Highlanders Regiment

Francesco Thau Painted Highlanders

Italian Grenadiers

Francesco Thau Painted Old Guard


Note that these were made using the French Old Guard Grenadier kit.

Late French Line Infantry (1812-15)

Prussian Landwehr Regiment (1813-15)

Francesco Thau Painted Landwehr


Portuguese Six-Pounder Cannon



See more of Francesco Thau’s stunning work here:


View Francesco Thau’s articles


If you have an article or collection of photos you’d like to share then drop us a line to We’d love to feature some of you collections!


If you’ve been inspired and would like to have a go yourself, these are some of the regiments that Francesco has used.

Dan Hewitson
Dan can often be found contemplating the mound of unpainted minis building up under his desk. He has a tendency to roll lots of ones. He also has a tendency to complain about rolling lots of ones.