Got the basing style down now, they looked too light so added some sepia ink to the non grassed areas and I'm much happier with them. I also painted all the base edges in Vallejo 'Glossy Black' to see how it looked and I must say I like it.
British cavalry completed (!) 4 elements.
British command base done (really enjoyed this one)
French light cavalry completed (3 elements)
Solitary base of Highlanders ( rest will be standard British line)