1. Day, March 13, 2017 Jan Degryse, a friend of mine from Belgium, has sculpted this nice caricature of a Cossack für me...: The template was this propaganda poster from the russo-japanese war 1904, I gave to Jan...: This Cossack will be my next project! I start with fitting the "Gazirij"-cartridges to the "Kapsitulnij"-bags on his breast. They are made from Aluminum pins...: Then I added two clearly oversized (caricature!) shoulder boards to the figure, the rank is "Uriadnik", the Cossack terminus for the russian "Unteroffitser" (Sergeant), a word that comes from the german language...: The monograms of the regiment on the shoulder boards were not sculpted - I will paint them later... After that the little Cossack was cleaned and primed...: And now I'm looking forward to painting the figure!