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WIP Corporal John Shaw (2nd Life Guards 1815)

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by John Belcher, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Bob, glad you like the progress. I have used Andrea colour red and dark green mixed into the red for shadows. Andrea white and yellow for the highlights mixed into the red.
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  2. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Thanks for the info John, the Red tunic is some of the best painted red I have seen
    Cheers
    Bob
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  3. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Colin,appreciate your comments, glad you like the progress.
    Regards,
    John
  4. Wings5797 A Fixture

    Country:
    France
    This has moved forward brilliantly John.
    The face and uniform brushwork are first class.
    Keith
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  5. John Belcher A Fixture

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    New_Zealand
    Thanks Adrian, appreciate your words. Glad you like the red.
    Regards,
    John
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  6. Chris Mortimer Active Member

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    New_Zealand
    stunning job mate,can't wait to see more. Was just looking at my airfix lifeguard and chuckled at the way undersized canteen they give you. Your custom one looks way better!
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  7. Huw63 A Fixture

    Country:
    Switzerland
    He's really i coming to like. The red looks simply perfect - nicely muted

    Cheers

    Huw
  8. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Keith, appreciate your comments.
    Regards,
    John.
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  9. smudger1960 PlanetFigure Supporter

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    United-Kingdom
    John,this is really great mate,its turning out to be a real stunner,i really love it and now the paint is going on its really bringing it to life,great work mate
  10. MCPWilk A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Looking very good, most especially the face.

    Mike
  11. Lasalle A Fixture

    Country:
    Italy
    Excellent work!! :woot::woot::woot:

    Best regards,
    Andrea
  12. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Hey Chris,thanks mate. Yes those Italian water canteens the British Army used in the Napoleonic Wars and right through until 1875 were a lot thicker than normally portrayed.Nice to see you noticed my scratch built one.:)
    Regards,
    John
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  13. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    John,

    This really is so lifelike , love the painting and so envious at your sculpting skill ....brilliant SBS mate

    Thanks for sharing

    Nap
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  14. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Huw for your comments, appreciate it, glad you like the red.
    Regards,
    John
  15. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Brian, really appreciate your comments mate, glad you like his progress.
    Regards,
    John.
  16. chippy Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    I might not be commenting often but I am following your thread John . So far you are doing Great (y)(y) love all the painting to date . This is going to be another John Blecher master piece .
    chippy
  17. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Mike,appreciate your comments.
    Regards,
    John
  18. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Andrea,appreciate your comments.
    Regards,
    John
  19. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Thanks Nap,appreciate your comments, humbled by them mate. Glad you like the SBS.
    Regards,
    John.
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  20. John Belcher A Fixture

    Country:
    New_Zealand
    Hi Chippy, thanks mate.:)Very humbled by your words Chippy. Glad you like him so far.
    Regards,
    John

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