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WIP Bren Gunner ,Burma

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by amcairns, May 13, 2011.

  1. amcairns A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Greetings,
    This is a start on a 1/16 Bren Gunner in the Far East during WW2.The weapon is made from turned brass,Aluminium,plastic card and magicsculp.The pose is relaxed as our man gets the last puff from his ciggy before carrying on. The right forearm will be resting on the Brens sling.comments welcome.
    Andy

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  2. Tommy's War Active Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Looking forward to this one Andy.
  3. dinovision79 Active Member

    Country:
    Hungary
    Hi Andy,

    shaping up nicely, the pose with the left arm looks spot on!

    I'm too looking forward to see this finished!
    Denes
  4. gordy Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Niiice Andy! Love the Bren, nice to see a good fig to go with one! (y)
  5. ACCOUNT_DELETED A Fixture

    Country:
    Canada
    Not sure if that's modelling or engineering but awesome in any case!

    Colin
  6. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Hi Andy,looking very good,I especially like the work you have done so far on the Bren.

    Regards,John
  7. amcairns A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Greetings,
    The shirt has been worked in and some more detail added to the Bren.comments welcome.
    Andy

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  8. TWOMOONS Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Absolutely brilliant...bravo on this. Superb pose, along with every aspect... the weapon is wonderful.
  9. Dan Morton A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Very tasty sculpting, Andy!!

    All the best,
    Dan
  10. kiwi45 Active Member

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Andy, this looks very nice, I also love the bren. Les
  11. amcairns A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Hello All,
    Thanks for the comments .The webbing pouches and belt buckle have been worked in.It took a couple of goes to get the buckle right.comments welcome.
    Andy

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  12. housecarl A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Looking the business now Andy, your drapery is very realistic.
    Carl.
  13. kiwi45 Active Member

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Wow! Nice Andy
    -Les
  14. pipetrepid Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    andy, nice subject. looks good. bill
  15. pinsel Active Member

    Country:
    Germany
    yes
    really good stance
    cheers
  16. amcairns A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Hello All,
    Here are the hat options for the kit.Brim side up for a Chindit,an Aussie slouch hat with brim down,and a NewZealander in the Pacific wearing a US soft peaked cap.I might yet add a tin helmet,thoughts please.comments welcome .
    Andy

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  17. Harry New Member

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Is that an Australian Mk2 bipod group on the gun?
  18. gordy Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Awesome Andy (y) I dig the slouch hat ;)
  19. amcairns A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Gidday,
    A machete and water bottle have been added to the side of the figure which creates some angle when viewed from the front.You will find that quite complex angles and compostion form as your sculpting progesses that all add to the final sculpt.comments welcome.
    Andy

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  20. gordy Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Nice touches Andy!

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