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120mm SS Ardennes

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by theseeker, Jul 4, 2007.

  1. theseeker Member

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    This is my first attempt at using acrylics for the skin. I wanted it to look pale due to the bitter cold in the Ardennes in 1944. I am working on a new base as the provided base is boring. The camo painting is a mixture of enamel and acrylic. Let me know what you think, good or bad!

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  2. Guy A Fixture

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    United-States
    He looks good Rocky.......and cold too.
  3. theseeker Member

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    United-States
    Guy, you are very kind! Coming from you it is an enormous compliment, but tell me how I can improve. I still feel much more comfortable with oils and enamels than acryilics.
  4. Guy A Fixture

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    United-States
    The first question that comes to mind after reading your above post is........why switch if you're more comfortable with oils and enamels? I switched to acrylics years ago and believe me..........I went back to my oils and enamels.

    Looking back at the 4 photos I think you need to add some snow........make the environment look cold......and the figure will follow.
  5. captnenglish Well-Known Member

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    United-States
    I think snow and a bit more contrast to the fleshtones and you have a winner

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