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Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Nap, Jan 21, 2020.

  1. Cannonball A Fixture

    Coming on a treat Nap. The detailing/additions look great.

    Neal
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  2. malc PlanetFigure Supporter

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    Still looking great.......
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  3. Nap A Fixture

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    England

    Why thank you Sir ...but what about the resin ???

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
  4. malc PlanetFigure Supporter

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    England
    Ok.... the resin too.
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  5. MCPWilk A Fixture

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    Looking very good. It is interesting how medal were displayed in such an haphazaard fashion until the late 19th century.

    Mike
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  6. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Hi Guys

    Iffyvision update

    All details on lower jacket at rear completed ...piping done in putty for the shaped edges the centre one is fine lead wire

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    VC detail up in centre as well

    Any comments welcome

    Off to put in a safe place to dry overnight fully ..then it's the sash

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
  7. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Indeed Mike on of the attractions of this piece .....and very often not with the same style clasps or mounting bar for medal

    In my sculpting of them looking at the original medals there are differences to the portrait so combined a bit on mine

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
  8. Jimbo A Fixture

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    England
    The belt looks much better now and so does the rear tunic skirt detail, medals look good..Nice bit of putty pushing there mate spot on....Not bad for a pair of Gorilla sized mitts (y)
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  9. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Hi Jim

    Glad you approve ......if I've learnt nothing else it's be patient with putty

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
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  10. Bootneck Well-Known Member

    Really liking what you have achieved Nap. Love the belt, fine representation. This is going to be a credit to you & Jim.
  11. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Thanks Peter ..your too kind on my efforts ...it's the sash today !

    Nap
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  12. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Hi Guys

    Bit of an update as I can't sleep !!

    Worked on the cane he is holding ...not the best picture as ipad iffyvision but will come together painted

    Since taking picture I have thinned down the top

    Will slightly sand down the details before painting

    Thanks for looking in

    Happy benchtime

    Nap

    The reference



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  13. MarquisMini A Fixture

    Country:
    Argentina
    Great eye for detail and great sculpting my friend, keep up the awesome work!
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  14. Nap A Fixture

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    England

    Thank you Daniel ...I blame Jimbo myself !

    Thanks for lookng in

    Nap
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  15. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    Very nice details, nice one Nap.
  16. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Cheers Bob

    Sanded back the details so it's not so proud ..hopefully will come together painted

    Next job is the sash

    Thanks for looking in

    Nap
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  17. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Couple more ref pics ...

    Will need to add the piping at the shoulder edge on the epaulette

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    Verbal update ...sash now in place , epaulettes on , piping on ( less edge as above ) , laurel leave on epaulette done

    Will do pics once I have added the globe on each epaulette

    .....then it's " just" the right arm badge !!!??

    Nap
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  18. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi Guys

    Iffyvision update pics as promised

    Sash done

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    Epaulette with laurel surround of badge done

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    Globe added to each epaulette ( will detail up when painting ) and shoulder edge piping done

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    Going to let this all dry then the right arm badge ! ....thinking about working it grease proof paper and then putting in position

    Stay tuned

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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  19. Jimbo A Fixture

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    England
    (y)..You're cracking on with it Kev...there's a lot to paint on him..looking good.
    Jim
    P.S. Greaseproof paper??o_O
  20. Nap A Fixture

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    England

    Cheers Jimbo ...he's going to look good ....sorted out a base for him from Petes Bases ( Pete Watson ) will get am nameplate from Nameit as usual

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    Grease proof....was going to do the badge on it and then put to arm position ...lots of bits and bobs to it ...need to think this out

    Thanks for lookng in

    Nap

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