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2nd US cavalry bugler 1861

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by petermh, Sep 20, 2006.

  1. petermh Active Member

    While working on the recently posted texas ranger I have also been working on a second mounted figure this is now completed and posted below.
    The figure is a bugler of the 2nd US cavalry 1861 wearing their distinctive orange lace.The figure was inspired by a painting by Don Trioani from his book "regiments and uniforms of the civil war"
    I wanted to show the bugler at the charge so I used a merkliin galloping horse with an andrea saddle the rest of the figure is scratch built with historex head bugle and sabre.It is painted in oils
    Your comments are invited
  2. Sambaman Well-Known Member

    I think this guy turned out pretty nicely. I would mention that to me the dapples on the hose look a bit too evenly spaced and too uniform in size. But I am no horse expert to say the least. They just seem a bit too evenly sized and distributed for my artistic taste. Keep it up!!!

    Jay h.

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