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Russian Infantryman 1904

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Martin Rohmann, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
    69. Day, February 11, 2016

    Primed...:

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  2. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Nce work on that epaulette ...

    Getting towards the finish now looking forward to seeing the head on and what you have in mind for the base

    Thanks for sharing

    Nap
  3. Joe55 A Fixture

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    United-States
    No doubt fixing that epaulet was real fiddly :eek:! Nonetheless, I admire your dedication on getting it right (y)!

    Joe
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  4. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
    Thanks mates! :)

    Cheers
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  5. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    70. Day, February 12, 2016

    Painted the shoulder strap...:

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  6. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
    71. Day, February 15, 2016

    I have just finished with the painting of the regimental number ...:

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    Then my first first inner voice says: "Martin, that you have done it well!"

    But shortly afterwards, whispers another voice: "Martin - you could do this better!"

    Hmmm, let's see where this is going ...
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  7. billyturnip A Fixture

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    England
    It looks ok to me Martin. Only you can decide to listen to the voices or ignore them but if it helps when the voices say you can do it better they are usually right.
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  8. Nap A Fixture

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    Looks good to me if anything just at ouch more highs on the numbers

    As said only you can listen !..if you are like me you won't be bappy till you have relooked at it again!

    The head looms on the horizon

    Looking forward to the next post

    Nap
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  9. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Thx mates - lets wait until together. I am thinking about ist...

    Cheers
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  10. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
    72. Day, February 16, 2016

    The decision has been made! I'll take a second attempt ...

    Today I once again made the letters. To get them a little wider, I have the solder wire with the pliers squeezed flat.

    A pleasant side effect of crushing is: The tiny numbers and letters get a structure ...:

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  11. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Germany
    73. Day, February 17, 2016

    Déja-vu 1...:

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  12. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    75. Day, February 19, 2016

    Déja-vu 3...:

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  13. custer760 Active Member

    Great stuff once again,love your dedication.
    Regards
    Pete
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  14. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Martin ,

    Incredible quest for getting it right .....




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    Nap
  15. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    Thank you for your kind words, mates! :):)

    Cheers
  16. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    76. Day, February 22, 2016

    Well, shoulder strap is ready...:

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    I used These Colors for thge numbers...:

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    Now I think, it was the right decision, to make it a second time...
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  17. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Martin ,

    Looking really good. , pleased you are happy with your decision

    Bring on that head!.....

    And the base you have in mind

    Thanks for sharing

    Nap
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  18. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

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    Thanks Nap!

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    77. Day, February 23, 2016

    The last "white" brush strokes on the part of the body are under the arm and at the piece of the visible there sleeve ...:

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  19. akaryu PlanetFigure Supporter

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    Belgium
    Looking forward to see his head on his shoulders! :)
    Cheers,
    Piet
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  20. Martin Rohmann A Fixture

    Country:
    Germany
    78. Day, February 24, 2016

    Last step on the body: The "unvisible part" of the bust was painted with pure black (Acryls)...:

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