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Officer, Wellington's Regt.

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Diegoff, Jan 19, 2006.

  1. Diegoff A Fixture

    Country:
    Spain
    Diego Fortes emailed me the photos of his latest creation for Art Girona.


    Hola Guy.
    These are some photos of one of the latest figures that I have made for Art Girona.
    He is an officer of one of the Wellington´s regiments in the Peninsular War, showing a style of dress that become popular with some officers in that years.
    Best regards

    Diego Fernández Fortes

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    Thanks Diego
  2. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Diego,

    As far as i can "judge" sculpting this is a masterpiece.
    Great work.

    marc
  3. KeithP Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    I will order this one when it comes out. I am looking forward to seeing the box art painted up. Who will do the box art?

    Keith
  4. garyjd Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Very nice. I recognize it from one of the plates in Wellington's Peninsula armies book from Osprey. It's a natural for a miniature.~Gary
  5. DaveCox Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    I like this one. The clothing looks natural, and the pose against the wall is a comfortable position for the guy to be in. Took me a while to spot the cigar - I wondered why his hand and face were posed like that!
  6. stev1eran New Member

    This one has character, it will be nice to see the finished article.

    Steve
  7. Roc Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Diego, very well sculpted, I like the expression on its face.

    Cheers
    Roc. :)
  8. elvis A Fixture

    :) great sculpture, is for Art Girona this figure ? Ciao Diego from Luca (y)
  9. captnenglish Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    This has got to be one of the best Napoleonics to hit the market. I will certainly be buynig this one, it has lots of character and color just what I look for in a figure.
  10. Diegoff A Fixture

    Country:
    Spain
    Hello everybody.
    Thank you for your comments.
    I will paint the first copy for the box art. I´m willing to do it.
    Yes, it is based on one of the wonderful plates by Mike Chappell about the Irish regiments of Wellington. As a matter of fact, I bought the Osprey´s book after seeing the pictures that are very inspiring.
    This will be released by Art Girona next month.

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