1st skinner horse - Risaldar Major Abdul Gaffar Khan - 1900

Discussion in 'Completed Figures' started by ivopreda, Mar 16, 2017.

  1. ivopreda A Fixture

    Country:
    Italy
    a figure that sort from my usual field. A subject that I wanted to do since many years.

    the brilliant document made by Jean Claude Colrat from Le Briquet ( a french historical association) was the key point to start the project. Jean Claude started from an original picture.
    Lovely picture of the very distinguished gent Risaldar-Major Abdul Gaffar Khan 1903.jpg Risaldar Major Abdul Gaffar Khan.jpg

    the figure was done in Historex and scratch sculpting all the figure except the head
    Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (4).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (7).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (10).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (14).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (16).jpg
    Mike Stevens, OldTaff, akaryu and 9 others like this.
  2. megroot PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Netherlands
    great sculpt and conversion.
    Looking forward to the painted figure.

    Marc
  3. John Bowery PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-States
    Great looking so far and I admire your talent on these.
    Cheers
    John
  4. ivopreda A Fixture

    Country:
    Italy
    here the horse painted

    Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (17).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (21).jpg

    and the figure completed

    Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (27).jpg

    Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (28).jpg

    Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (31).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (32).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (31).jpg Risaldar Major Skinner Horse (33).jpg
    Edorta, Mike Stevens, peedee and 8 others like this.
  5. megroot PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Stunning work, simply stunning work
    I really like the colors of the horse. It's a very dark brown, almost black. At the moment I'm trying to paint a black horse, but I'm not satisfied.
    That's why I would ask you Ivo, can you share the mix of the horse.

    Marc
    peedee likes this.
  6. fogie Active Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    What a little cracker !! Lovely stuff
  7. ivopreda A Fixture

    Country:
    Italy

    quite difficult answer but... forget the black
    to paint a black horse is better to manage dark brown mixed with ivory balck and highlighted with flesh or yellowish coulors.
    can be useful also add some dark violet.
    the reddish part in my horse were made with mars red plus burnt sienna
    peedee and OldTaff like this.
  8. megroot PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Thanks Ivo.
    I used sepia with ivory black and highlighted it with fleshcolor oilpaint from Mussini (Schmincke)
    gonna try aagian and add some dark violet. Yellowish colors are.......from the yellow line, naples yellow line, or some ochre's????

    Marc
    peedee likes this.
  9. ivopreda A Fixture

    Country:
    Italy
    yellow ochre is better but is important that you decide which tone you want to obtain.
    peedee likes this.
  10. megroot PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Thanks Ivo.
    Gonna try that.

    Marc
    peedee likes this.
  11. oldtrousers Active Member

    Beautiful work!

    Scott
    peedee likes this.
  12. Borek A Fixture

    Country:
    Czech-Republic
    Nice work indeed, great conversion, Ivo :)

    Cheers Borek
    peedee likes this.
  13. OldTaff PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    England
    Excellent work, Ivo, a delight for the senses, as always.(y)

    Alan
  14. peedee PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Mag.nif.icent 'Ivo Primo'.

    Congratulations.

    Paul.
  15. Mike Stevens PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-States

Share This Page

planetFigure Links

Reviews & Open Box
Buy. Sell & trade
Articles
Link Directory
Events
Advertising

Popular Sections

Figure & Minis News
vBench - Works in Progress
Painting Talk
Sculpting Talk
Digital Sculpting Talk
The Lounge
Report Piracy

planetFigure Networks

Who we are

planetFigure is a community built around miniature painters, sculptors and collectors, We are here to exchange support, Information & Resources.

© planetFigure 2003 - 2012.