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Completed "Flowers for the Fallen"

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Nap, Feb 1, 2021.

  1. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Couple of iffy pics ...belt now changed ....will look better once painted...I will add any stitching with paint ...hopefully ...oh and yes there is the insignia in the middle of star !!!

    Cheers to Martin for advice

    Off to paint the remaining ribbons !

    Nap

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  2. DaddyO A Fixture

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    Likin' this one mate. Look forward to seeing more ribbons taking shape (can't have too much confetti) :)
    (I expect you'll have had the optivisor permanently implanted when I see you next):ROFLMAO:

    Cheers
    Leggy
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  3. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
  4. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Thanks Martin ......painting will tidy it up a lot !

    Nap
  5. Wayneb A Fixture

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    United-States
    Excellent progress on this challenging and interesting piece Nap......Me thinks it will look great when finished....keep up the good work.

    Wayne
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  6. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Cheers Wayne

    Ribbons all finished as are the new epaulettes , actual medals and stars next , then the belts , the ribbon , crucifix , face , helmet ...and then hands with flowers

    ....It's getting there !

    Stay tuned

    Nap
  7. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    I will! This grows up to a really sculpt- and paintbattle...

    Cheers
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  8. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Always happy to have you watching .........I am happy to surrender my sword to you ...now like you its painting ..no more additions for me !

    Happy bench-time

    Nap
  9. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi everyone

    Couple of update pics

    Medals all done crucifix done , buckle done ...though will probably relook at this !

    Next will be the stones above the crucifix , then the 3 remaining stars , belts , ribbon and pin badge

    Going to do some rework on uniform colour after reaching this stage

    All comments welcome of course

    Happy benchtime

    Nap


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  10. Graham PlanetFigure Supporter

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    England
    Very impressive (y)
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  11. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Too kind Graham ...buckle will look better with belt done !

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
  12. clrsgt A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    And I thought tartans, heraldry, and hussars were nightmares!! Looking terrific Nap.
  13. Steve Brodie PlanetFigure Supporter

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    United-Kingdom
    Thats bloomin brilliant !
  14. Airkid PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    England
    Think I'll send mine back.....:arghh:........:rolleyes:
  15. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Bit of verbal update ...finished all decorations now working on the belts , then the ribbon ......



    Tartan and heraldry scares me so all credit to those can do those

    Cheers Steve ...long way to go ...but it's getting there

    You'll do a great job Phil ..look forward to it ...think my next might have fewer medals ...lol


    Everyone look at Martins V Bench on this amazing Information and painting


    Happy benchtime

    Nap
  16. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
  17. Marcin Morawski Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Poland
    Quite a different view on the same topic. It's very interesting
    Looking good so far.

    Do you want to change the color completely? I hope not.
    I'd only give more highs on the jacket, just for the final touch, some rus green mixed with yellow.
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  18. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England

    Hi Marcin

    Thanks for posting appreciate your comment as for the uniform colour , no not change completely , revisit the highs and shadows ...base is Vallejo Russian Green VAL 924

    Stay tuned ...struggling on the belts atm ..no idea why !!

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
  19. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi to all

    Picture update on this fellow ( the light caught the eyes ! )

    All medals , ribbon ( this was painted several times and given a slight sheen for silk ) buckles and belts completed

    ...still to paint the crucifix chain ...revisted the base colour ...will finished that off today

    ...then it's the buttons and flesh-work

    ....helmet ( need to make straps to hang down each side )

    ...flowers will be last after the hands

    ALL comments ideas welcome

    Happy benchtime

    Nap

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  20. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    Looks MUCH better than mine ...!


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