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WIP Critique Samurai, Momoyama period, late 17th century

Discussion in 'Sculpting' started by Vladimir, Apr 26, 2020.

  1. karlw Member

    Country:
    Germany
    when are your various samurai's ready for shipping ? I'm interested in three of your figures: the 90mm Ashigaru from the Nanboku-te period with no-dachi, your kneeling Samurai Archer and this Samurai with cannon !
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  2. Vladimir Active Member

    Hi!I'm finishing casting samurai archers today.The samurai with the cannon are already ready, but I haven't made Ashigaru and no-dachi yet, I'll let you know when I do them.But I will be able to send samurai only on March 9, mail do not shipping for the holidays.
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  3. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi Vladimir

    Just a big thanks for sharing the WIP on this figure , great research from you and response from PF members

    The result being a extremely accurate figure

    Look forward to the next

    Happy sculpting

    Nap
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  4. Vladimir Active Member

    Thanks!
    I'm glad you enjoyed my work on samurai. Soon I will start the next samurai, but I will finish one old figure
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  5. karlw Member

    Country:
    Germany
    thanks for your info Vladimir. I'll wait than until the ashigaru is ready too, so that I can order them all together.
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  6. Vladimir Active Member

    Karlw, I sent you a photo of the samurai
  7. yellowcat A Fixture

    Country:
    Canada
    Received a copy of the sculpt. The level of detail is incredible. You need to view it under a magnifying glass to appreciate for all the fine detail. The quality of the white metal and casting is also first rate. There is also an extra casting of a sashimono to customize your figure. I have not seen such a fine Samurai kit for quite some time.

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  8. Vladimir Active Member

    Thank you, Felix, for your feedback!Such reviews give me the strength to make new figures.
    It's time to show progress on the Gorobei theme:)
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  9. Oda A Fixture

    I have also received mine and I can add my impression of it which is identical to Felix's. It is one of the most historically accurate samurai kits I have ever come across. Vladimir is not only a master sculptor but also a samurai armor specialist. This is a true gem. Highly recommended.

    Oda.
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  10. Vladimir Active Member

    Thank you, Aris!
    I'm not a very good armor expert yet, but I'm trying to learn all the information I can find.In addition, I always consult with people who are competent in this matter and I am very grateful to them for their help.It helps a lot in my work.Other nuances are also important - clothing, appearance, proportions of the Japanese figure, features of the face.It is important for me to recreate all this on the figure, otherwise I will lose interest in it and I will not finish sculpting it.
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  11. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Well done to Vladimir ...and cheers to Felix for posting pics and comments

    Nice to see credit being given

    Piece does look great

    Hope we see a painted version

    Nap
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  12. Vladimir Active Member

    Thanks!I'm also interested in seeing a colorized version of this samurai.I've never seen a samurai like this painted before
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