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1st Bengal Lancers. (Duke of York's Own) Skinner's Horse.

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by mike bush, May 20, 2022.

  1. mike bush Member

    Hi.
    Mitches Military Models 1st Bengal Lancers has come to the top of the G A pile. This should be fun. The face will bring some challenges, European Officer in India so not as dark as an Indian Officer but having a strong sun tan.

    Mike.
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  2. mike bush Member

    Some ref Pictures. However will have to do a little more research, as in some pictures shows the turban Black & gold and another shows Blue & Gold.
    Anny assistance would be appreciated.
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  3. Steve Ski A Fixture

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    United-States
    This will be some brilliant colors, awesome!
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  4. mike bush Member

    That's the plan Steve. Lets hope the plan stands up to the end result.:D
    Mike
  5. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
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  6. mike bush Member

    Thanks Nap.
    Great info here. Will be making a start on the Kulla & Lungi this morning.
    So it could all be in the bin by lunch time :D.
    As a kid I remember my dad taking me to the India Room at Sandhurst, wish I had been older.
    Dont know if it is still there or open to the public.
    Thanks again.
    Mike
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  7. mike bush Member

    Hi All.
    Well I spent more time than I thought on the Kulla, Lungi & Paloo.
    At the moment I am happy with the outcome. But that may change.
    The Kulla, I used Vallejo Scarlet with a tad of flat Red. The gold work was Darkstar Victorian Gold.
    The Lungi & Paloo. I used Vallejo Nato Black. & Black gray for highlights. as the base with Darkstar Renaissance Gold for the gold work.
    Mike.
    Face next :LOL::LOL:



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  8. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi Mike

    These things always take longer especially on shapes like here , it's quite a daunting paint ad getting there , be interesting if you do go back to these areas

    Nice to see the Chota Sahib figure instructions

    Look forward to fleshwork

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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