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WIP RP Models - Carthago War Elephant

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by SalMar, Oct 14, 2020 at 11:26 AM.

  1. SalMar Member

    After a couple of months I resume work on this RP Models "Carthago War Elephant" piece.

    I am already well underway, and I want to share my work with you.

    Here are the first photos. All acrylics elefante01.jpeg elefante02.jpeg elefante03.jpeg elefante04.jpeg elefante05.jpeg
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  2. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi there

    Thanks for sharing this , certainly looking good

    Like the painting of the elephant skin

    Hugo from RP will certainly be happy to see this

    Look forward to seeing more on this

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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  3. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    United-Kingdom
    Wow, superb painting. Following.
  4. Len K. Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Looks great! What do you use for your metal finishes? They look very realistic.
  5. Redcap A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Really nice work; especially the elephant's skin tones and the eyes.

    Gary
  6. MattMcK. PlanetFigure Supporter

    A great job on a great piece! I hope to find one some day!
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  7. Hugo Pereira A Fixture

    Country:
    Portugal
    Hello SalMar

    Congratulations... Excellent work...

    Thank you so much for believe in RPmodels.

    With best regards
    Hugo Pereira
  8. Blind Pew A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Sal, this is excellent and coming along really well. You are wise to do it in stages, as with such a long project it is easy to lose steam. Top job! (y)
    Nap likes this.
  9. SalMar Member

    Color Scale75 and new AK 3rd generation .... more passages of one and the other ...
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  10. KenBoyle PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-States
    Quite the project Salvatore! Coming along nicely. (y)

    Cheers,
    Ken
  11. clrsgt A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Looking good so far. That is a monumental project you have taken on for sure. I like the way the elephant came out.
  12. SalMar Member

    Small step forward with the coloring of the fangs and a retouching of the eleant's headdress ele-zanne.jpeg ele-zanne2.jpeg
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  13. Babelfish A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Looking great so far.

    I'm also working on this massive project (slowly, in between other stuff I have on the go) but you are further ahead than me so these are very useful reference photos for the elephant's skin (if you don't mind?! :cool: ).

    Will be following with interest.

    - Steve

    PS: Elephants have tusks, not fangs!
    SalMar likes this.
  14. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi there

    Nice update pics ..those tusks look really good as does the elephant skin ...brings out the texture really well

    Thanks for sharing

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
  15. SalMar Member

  16. Blind Pew A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    This is coming along very nicely indeed.

    In fact, it's made me want to get one now! (y)
    Nap likes this.

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