Dated: February 28, 2008.
In this mail I send you a bunch of pictures of the set. First some of the work in progress and then various positions of the vehicle. I trimmed of the base of the horses to be able to put horses and chariot on one base. As a bonus I could use a part of one base to be able to base the Warrior Queen for one of the pictures. I particularly like the fact the chariot seems to have some 'natural movement' or 'speed'. It all looks very alive. It was not 100% clear to me how the figures were meant to be fitted in the wholes in the bottom of the chariot. Putting the Queen in front en the driver next to her gave a too cramped feeling. So I've chosen to have a Gallic-sportsman-driver, able to 'drive' with one foot on the pole, leaving lots of room for the Warrior Queen (she needs some room for cutting of heads or other extremities). This is again adding to the feeling of 'speed'. It was a really nice set to paint and the plastic was very paint-friendly. The only thing that got to my nerves was the addition of the reins, but that was of my own doing, so I just want to say: Good Job HäT!
Eric van den Bosch
Many thanks to Mr. van den Bosch.
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