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Completed SS Grenadier Totenkopf Div. 1943 120mm

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by -=König=-, Jan 17, 2022.

  1. -=König=- Active Member

    Hello, dear friends.

    For 10 years I did not pick up a brush and paint. And that's what comes out.

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  2. Ferris A Fixture

    That’s very nice! Looking forward to your progress.
    Nice that you use the cap. Most use the head with helmet on this one.

  3. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank you, Adrian.
    I will also work over my second head in a helmet. On the figure they will be removable. That you could change them.
  4. Warren SMITH A Fixture

    Nice start, keep posting your progress..
  5. -=König=- Active Member

    Thanks to Smith for the kind word. ;)
  6. Chris Oldfield A Fixture

    I love Alpine Miniatures sculpts, either in 1/16 or 1/35. And this is a beautiful paint job, great flesh tones & highlights.
  7. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank You Chris.

    I agree with you. The Alpine sculpture is very good !
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  8. -=König=- Active Member

    Hello planet!
    I didn't draw a lot of camo. For me, German camouflage has always been beyond. I will bring him in a small way. imgonline-com-ua-Resize-u2VB0VSfP9l.jpg
  9. sd0324 PlanetFigure Supporter

    Looks a good start to me.

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  10. Ferris A Fixture

    Very convincing representation of an early style camouflage, excellent!
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  11. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank you guys.
  12. Chris Oldfield A Fixture

    The smock painting is superb, congratulations on a great job!
  13. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank you Chris.
  14. -=König=- Active Member

    Hello planet.
    He began to paint the second head of the figure. The photo doesn't have a finished face yet.
    There are thoughts about painting pants in Erbsenmuster camouflage. I want to ask your advice. About the compatibility of such wearing pants of this camouflage with boots.

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  15. Nap Moderator

    Hi Pete
    Good to see the updates for me the smock looks really good , and I like your having the 2 head option as well

    As for the trousers camo , visually it will certainly be good , different to look at but I also like the possibility of a contrast between the smock and standard issue trousers colour

    Is that a Ron Volsted painting ?

    Look forward to seeing more on this fellow

    Happy benchtime


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  16. 1969 A Fixture

    Excellent work on the smock cammo, looks great.
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  17. -=König=- Active Member

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    Hello, Nap, Steve.

    Thank you all. Yes, you are right this is an illustration of Ron Volsted. The camouflage illustration is very useful. Honestly, I didn't think there was a Dot Pattern camouflage option on the helmet case. Very good idea and cover on the helmet paint in Dot Pattern. But already made a smock sketch. Thanks again for the clue. Why did I decide not to paint my pants in the standard color under the tunic? So to speak beat the view of the figure. I also like the usual performance, for example, brought Jaume Ortiz, light shadows are just a bomb. For me, an example of imitation.
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  18. Ferris A Fixture

    Looking sharp.

    If you go for the pea dot camouflaged trousers you will imply a late war setting. Several features of the figure suggest early war: the boots, the weapon, the early style comouflage smock, leather belts. All these could still be encountered late in the war, but overall they suggest early war for this setting.

    Personally, I’d opt for the normal green trousers. This makes the viewer focus on the upper part of the figure.

    Great progress so far and I am looking forward to the result!

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  19. -=König=- Active Member

    Thank you Adrian for the information.
    Now I don't even know what to choose. Just wanted to somehow diversify the figure.
  20. -=König=- Active Member

    Hi All.
    A little tinted. Completed the second head.Still, paint your pants in Dot Pattern camouflage.
    I will not stick to the historical factor. I will emphasize the variety of painting of this figure.

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