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WIP Museum exhibition pieces -The Armistice Project

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Nap, May 12, 2017.

  1. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Squireman

    Thanks for comments ..plenty of time for anyone to do a figure etc for thus project , as for figures , not sure about 75 but got 54mm you can do no better than look at TOMMY'S WAR for WW1 figures .....excellent quality


    Thanks for looking in

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  2. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Guys

    Well the French fellow completed awaiting nameplate ...hopefully tommorow then pictures

    Working on Billy now the flesh ....slowly slowly lots of washes etc

    Also found out his eye and also hair colour from his medical on enlistment ...bugger guess who had to repaint the eyes from a brown....now a blue!


    Couple of other pics I am looking at on this

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  3. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Guys

    Well all is completed and I am happy with the result as always they look better in reality!!!

    More pictures in the completed part of PF !!!

    The French fellow

    Yes I know he is a little clean but he has just come off a parade and is celebrating his survival at the front .

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    Billy Bishop VC

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  4. Wayneb A Fixture

    Frenchy looks great Nap, and I like your excuse for the no weathering; that's the same excuse I would use :).......subtle flesh tones;.. the eyes on Bishop and the overall work on both make these two pieces you should be proud to show......keep up the good work.

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  5. Joe55 A Fixture

    Excellent work on them two Kevin (y)! Now what's next?

    Good to see Steve (Helm), on board with his:)!

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  6. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Guys

    Thanks for comments

    Wayne ..can't beat a good excuse. , ...still might dirty him up a bit ......just never like doing that too much ! ...hope they look okay in the displays , I will send them next year to Kevin

    Joe Thank you ..enjoyed them...next up ...finish LT Cairns VC off from RP Models

    Thans for looking in


    Why not enter FOTM as well guys !
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  7. Borek A Fixture

    Great reason Nap :). In truth, it looks really good even without dirt. I like the tonality of colors for both, the balance of contrasts and attention to the detail. I'm not a painter, so I can only appreciate the style - I like it - I do not like it, without deeper penetration into the essence of the techniques and their evaluation, but I like these busts a lot. Well done indeed Nap :).

    Cheers Borek
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  8. Helm A Fixture

    A tiny bit more done, shirt lightened for a bit of a contrast and khaki given a. . . errr khaki wash! Made it a little greener too.
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  9. valiant A Fixture

    Hi Guys - I've been in touch with Kevin and I'm going to donate this one I did some time ago, to the exhibition. I think this is an amazing project and cant wait to see it all laid out!


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  10. Nap A Fixture

    Nice one Steve it's a great donation and appreciated by Kevin who is putting so much work into this .

    Sure Kevin would welcome any similar offers from modellers

    Certainly going to be some exhibition to see

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  11. Richie A Fixture

    Hi All,
    I don't know how I missed this thread:facepalm:. Big thumbs up Kevin Dunne for running with this and everyone else who has responded.(y)

    I have asked for two busts to be cast up and I will collect these from Oundle on the 29th of this month. I want to donate these free to any pF member anywhere in world on me, all you have to do is paint them and send them to the Armistice Project. I will choose the two members and send these out at my expense also. You have until the 30th of this month to contact me via pm.

    I know I made the Naval Brigade bust as a Zulu war piece, but it could be painted up/altered to a WW1 sailor quite easily. the other is my A.N.Z.A.C. Roo. Both are 1/9 scale.
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  12. Kevindunne Active Member

    Thank you Richie...am sure you will get many offers.
    Both busts look terrific.
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  13. Kevindunne Active Member

    Greetings everyone...and apologies. World Expo, my daughters return from Africa and other obligations have kept me busy a bit.
    Lots of new busts on the way after Expo...recruited some world class painters also. Rob Morris, Penny Meyer,Jack Muldoon and New Englands infamous Hawaiian Shirt Mafia for a group project.
    Paul at Model Cellar has some great new WWI busts in the pipeline...mountain troops mostly.
    I will put out a list of the new busts I have on hand...when I have them on hand.
    Off to New York City tomorrow for a weekend of photography and to celebrate my little girls 40th...does that ever make me feel ancient!!!
  14. Kevindunne Active Member

    Greetings all,
    At long last, some free time.
    Here are the busts I have on hand as of today:
    Model Cellar: German POW 1918...nice piece.
    Shhhh Brit Trench raider
    MCM..."I will be home soon son"
    JMD Algerian Tirailleur 1914
    Hawk...Asst. Brit pilots...nicely done.
    Von Hindenburg
    I will be getting more when Model Cellar releases them...exiting stuff too...some more mountain troops. Also expecting some from AC miniatures...Aussies.
    Sending out a group email soon so everyone gets on this thread.
    Thank you again everyone...the Project is coming along nicely. We have an offer of a collection of WWI equipment and uniforms for the display and I discovered that the Wilkinson blade that I have and thought was from Skinners Horse is in fact from a Capt in the Scots Greys who served in WWI!
    Chers all...and thank you.
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  15. Helm A Fixture

    Nice on Kev I'm still plodding on with mine. . . A bit like WWI it'll be over by Xmas :cautious:
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  16. Helm A Fixture

    Calling this chap done.
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  17. Kevindunne Active Member

    Well done...and thanks.
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  18. Helm A Fixture

    Glad you like it Kev, hope it's alright for you mate. I'm in the U.S. in Oct so will bring it over and post from there, hopefully it will be safer that way.
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  19. swralph A Fixture

    Nice one Steve:)(y).
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  20. Helm A Fixture

    Thanks Ralph appreciated.
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