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From ValeryN: A Trio of WWII Soviet KVs (18 Points)
My first job for the Challenge - 3 heavy tank KV-1e for my army of the USSR from Flames of War gaming system.
From the beginning I took up painting just behind a few units, but I realized that it is better to do them one by one.
Red stars, tactical numbers and the slogans on the turret - a decal from Battlefront Miniatures.
Unfortunately, the inscriptions on the far tank contains an error - there is one extra letter "k" :)
First, welcome to the Challenge Valery - it's great to have you with us.
What a lovely trio of KV beasties. I'm very similar to yourself, in that I often paint figures one at a time instead of in an assembly line. It's a bit of a slog, but nothing gets missed and it's nice to get something done in a shorter period of time.
These KV's look great, and the decals, no matter how misspelled, add a sense of authenticity about them. I'm sure these will cause no end of problems for your opponents in your future games.