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Roman legionary with centurion

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by robbyk9, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. robbyk9 Active Member

    Hello Guys

    Here my last work. all critics are very welcome.

    Greetings Dick IMG_1712.JPG IMG_1733.JPG
    mao, Illa, Meehan34 and 10 others like this.
  2. Helm A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Very nice pair both look the part
  3. tiberius57 A Fixture

    Country:
    Canada
    Nice work!!!
    They look vey well together.
    Cheers,
    Zeno
  4. Aveleira A Fixture

    Country:
    Portugal
    Very very nice! Maybe the best painting of both figures I've seen. Congrats!!!

    Regards
    Pedro
  5. robbyk9 Active Member

    Thank you Pedro, Zeno and Steve for your comment. I am sorry for the bad pictures. I trying to make better pictures but
    it is difficult. The figures are very nice to paint. There is some little work for the cape of the centurion and some things for the
    metals on the figure. Waiting for Model master enamel. I am very pleased you like it.
    Regards Dick
  6. tonydawe A Fixture

    Country:
    Australia
    Excellent Dick. A great pair of figures.
  7. Martin64 A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    Pictures aside - beautiful!
    All the best, Martin
  8. Ferris A Fixture

    These turned out terrific Dick!
    I also very mich like the composition. They fit very well together like this.

    Adrian
  9. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    I really like what you have done with these two.
    They look awesome together.

    marc
  10. robbyk9 Active Member

    IMG_1810.JPG IMG_1810.JPG IMG_1824.JPG IMG_1815.JPG Hello

    Thank you Martin,Adrian, Tony and Marc for your kind words. It's realy good to here that you like the painting.
    I will try to set this paintjob aside so i can begin on a new one. In one way of a other i am never satisfied :cry: with the
    final result. Your comment will help me to start with a new figure.
    View attachment 100579 View attachment 100580

    Greetings Dick

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  11. Ashen-Shurgar Member

    Country:
    Australia
    Lovely work Dick,

    I have a couple of questions for you:

    Firstly who is the manufacturer of these mini's?

    Onto your colors, what colors did you use for the undergarment showing under the chainmail and on the trousers?

    Thanks,

    Mark
  12. housecarl A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Excellent work on both Dick.
    They're Andrea pieces Mark.
    Carl.(y)
  13. robbyk9 Active Member

    Hello Mark

    Carl have it right these are both Andrea pieces (Roma centurion and legionary I B.C. code SR-01 and SR-02 of Andrea miniatures)
    for the undergarment I used for:

    Base: NAC-08 russian khaki (Andrea colour)
    Light: NAC-04 field grey (Andrea colour)
    Shadows: NAC-26 flat black (Andrea colour)
    You can also lighting it with beige or yellow sand colour if you want a other effect.

    For the trousers I used:
    Base: Burnt Umber (vallejo model colour 941) with a little bit beige (vallejo 917) to make the right base colour
    Light: Beige (vallejo model colour 917)
    Shadows: German cam.black brown (vallejo model colour 822)

    Of course you can use similar colours to have these effects. The Andrea colours have totaly flat finish. The Vallejo
    colours need a flat varnish when you use it. For the lighting and shadows I have make it darker or lighter with the base colour till
    almost the pure lighting or shadow colour.
    I hope it was helpfull for you. If you have any quistion please let me now.

    Greetings Dick
  14. jan willem stokkers Member

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Greet to see them finished Dick! Done a great job with them after the Fernando Workshop at Eindhoven. Hopefully you also can make it to Euro.

    Gr.JW
  15. naskino Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Italy
    bello il mio periodo preferito......complimenti...

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