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Completed Jesse, Jackie, and Joe

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by MattMcK., Jan 21, 2024.

  1. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    More outstanding 1/6 busts from Blackheart Models. I’m admittedly not much of a sports fan, but this set of inspirational heroes really speaks to me. Primed in grey and undercoated with verdaccio tones.
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  2. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    Base flesh airbrushed.
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  3. Briggsy A Fixture

    Really lovely busts, interested in how you're building up the skin tones on these three iconic men.

    Cheers Simon
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  4. Nap Moderator

    Hi Matt

    They look really nice , again the flesh start is working well

    Following with interest

    Looking forward to seeing more

    Happy benchtime

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  5. marco14 PlanetFigure Supporter

    oh boy,a lot to do like I can see,but they are nice done the busts (y)

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  6. Rocco82 Active Member

    Excellent start. Nice sculpts. Something a bit different.

    I've experimented a little in the past with verdaccio. Nice results to be had with it!
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  7. Steve Ski PlanetFigure Supporter

    Excellent tones and impressive how that green base builds the tones.
  8. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    A little work on Joe Louis today…
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  9. Briggsy A Fixture

    Nice start Matt.

    Cheers Simon
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  10. NigelR A Fixture

    Great work, I've never tried non-Caucasian flesh tones, I would find that very challenging. Yiu are doing a great job here.
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  11. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    That's a big challenge for me. Trying to do these justice! I'm really trying to dedicate a few years to learning acrylics, but the oils may come out for final shading.
  12. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    A bit more refining on Joe Louis.
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  13. Briggsy A Fixture

    That is some fine brush work, really like the way this is going.

    Cheers Simon
  14. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    Moving on to Jesse Owens.
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  15. Briggsy A Fixture

    Oh that is good, he looks alive and full of good humour.

    Cheers Simon
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  16. MalcC A Fixture

    Coming on a treat.

  17. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    Working on Jackie Robinson. I over did his highlights, so I’ll need to go back and work up the shadows a bit. Trying to vary the skin tones to reflect them as they appeared. Challenging for guys who mostly appear in black and white photos, or 60s color pics that are quite yellowed and faded.
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  18. Nap Moderator

    Hi Matt

    Just love those skin tones , Joe and Jesse looks great and Jackie is coming along nicely

    The trio is going to be a lovely display with the tone variation

    Thanks for the update

    Looking forward to seeing more

    Happy benchtime


    If possible can you share the colours your using ..thanks
  19. Briggsy A Fixture

    Great skin tones going to look great with the colour on clothing and gloves.

    Cheers Simon
  20. marco14 PlanetFigure Supporter

    djeez,that is looking very great work,and man,you are absolute painting fast, but why not ???


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