Thursday, 20 May 2010

Hesse Kassel Artilleryman (after Witzel)

This is the post-1761 regulations Prussian-style artillery uniform as depicted by Witzel (full book reference, see below). As with the other units it is highly likely that this uniform was late seeing service in the SYW.

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Map and plan resources using Gimp (and Photoshop)

Some useful map and plan Gimp brushes here: for those of you doing ImagiNations work. Many more Gimp brushes including some other map and plan-related material here:

If you're a Photoshop user you can find many brushes including map ones here too:

Note that many Photoshop brushes can also be used directly in versions of Gimp later than 2.4.

Gimp is a free program for image manipulation and creation that can be downloaded from here: and information on the Gimp can be found here: Many tutorials are also available from the Net.