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French Dragoon 1810-1812

Discussion in 'Completed Figures' started by Michaelminiatures, Oct 10, 2017.

  1. Michaelminiatures A Fixture

    French Dragoon 1810-1812
    My entry for October French Dragoon Chef d'escadron 1810-1812 Made by Andrea Miniatures I painted this nice bust with acrylics and used printers inks on the metals. The torso was resin and the helmet and plume white metal.

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  2. REMOVED PlanetFigure Supporter

    I like it..a lot...my bias is against subjects with oddly contorted expressions...this subject and your execution resonate with me.
  3. Michaelminiatures A Fixture

    Got this posted in the wrong place ? Should be figure of the month category. Ended up here?
  4. winfield Active Member

    What medium do you use, Mike? That blending on the jacket is awesome.
  5. Michaelminiatures A Fixture

    I used Andrea yellow and green paint kits on the jacket, get the 5 different colors where you want them and then blend them with very thin washes. Takes a lot of passes and plenty of patience. I further highlight the yellow with thin washes of lemon yellow and the green with jade green both reapers paints.
    Hopes this helps.
  6. winfield Active Member

  7. Tonton Well-Known Member

    Beautiful rendering of the facial tones and uniform. My only reservation is the leopard skin pattern on the turban. It doesn’t look quite right.


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