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1/35 German ww2 figure

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Maglar, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Maglar Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Hey guys, just finished this ( ahh my neck!! ). It is my first time using acrylics and my first "real" mini since I have barely done any in the past. Hope you like it!

    Comments are welcome as always..

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  2. dak66 Member

    Country:
    United-States
    This is from the Tamiya Officers set ...

    This was one of the first figures i ever painted when i was a kid i painted it with high Gloss Testors enamel and Pactra Flat military Colors Enamel ah the memories .
    You did a good job on painting this one
  3. Jamie Stokes Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Australia
    Good Start.

    I can see where you have tried to shade, use layers, and highlight.

    Weapons can be given a bit of a metallic sheen bu rubbing the side of lead pencil along them. (the lead bit, not the wooden bit:D)

    If the neck is sore, what you can do is get a scrap of wood or something to raise the figure up off desk height. Even a 3 -4 inch height improvement is a huge change on neck strain!!

    Like how you have done a neat job on your figure! Mine need a lot more work!! Bit still a very neat finish!

    Cheers!

    PS - the metallics for the webbing (suspenders) can be given a slight tint to add some different shades. This will help carry the idea the rank badges and equipment are slightly different!!
  4. Maglar Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Good idea, I thought it was pretty good for a first. But you can really see where I tried to shade and highlight? Guess it wasnt done proper enough :D
  5. Jamie Stokes Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Australia
    Bit Belated..

    on his trousers, I can see a wash type effort.

    I can see where you have put shading and highlight efforts onto the water bottle.
    Looking forward to your figure!

    Cheers

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