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Stormtroopers Officer 1/88th Spain

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by misfit151, Sep 18, 2021.

  1. misfit151 A Fixture

    On the bench at the moment this great sculpt in the 1/6th range by Carl Reid for Stuart at Stormtroopers.
    I'm waiting for the 'boat cloak' to dry before progressing further on the lights and darks before I'm happy.
    The illustration in Osprey's Wellington's Peninsular Regiments (1) shows an officer in winter dress. At the start of the campaign 'scarcely any two officers were dressed alike. Some with grey braided coats, others brown,some liked blue' The boat cloak was a garment taken on campaign by most officers.
    It's a cracking figure and a pleasure to paint......thanks for looking , take care and all the best Mike. (y) 20210918_150033_resized.jpg
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  2. clrsgt A Fixture

    Excellent work. This one is on my wish list.
  3. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

    Mike, I was wondering when you would have this painted. It has your signature all over it, an excellent job.
  4. MCPWilk A Fixture

    A very nice sculpt, now we just need the rest of him as shown in the illustration.

  5. Nap A Fixture

    Hi Mike

    That certainly didn't take you long to get painted ....I've just looked at my copy ..twice !

    These releases are really nice and great value and you've certainly painted this well , keeping to the reference as well

    Of course painters have the option of variation on the facings and the coat , with a tiny rework on the belt plate

    Is it possible to see a picture of all the releases you've painted in this series

    Thanks for sharing

    Always great to see your benchtime

  6. misfit151 A Fixture

    Many thanks for your comments.....you won't be disappointed when you get one....(y). Mike
  7. misfit151 A Fixture

    Thank you Bob ....really appreciated....(y). Mike
  8. misfit151 A Fixture

    Many thanks Mike....(y). A full figure ???? That would be something.....:woot:. Mike
  9. misfit151 A Fixture

    Hi Kevin and thank you for your comments.... I'll get this chap finished and then get the others together for some pics....(y). Mike
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  10. Henk A Fixture

    Very nice Mike, you have a way to make those colours pop.
    A bit easier on the palette than your recent works on the Bonaparte busts.. ;-)
  11. misfit151 A Fixture

    Many thanks Henk......yes makes a nice change....but that's what our hobby is all about....(y). Mike
  12. Peter Day PlanetFigure Supporter

    Very nice work Mike.
  13. smudger1960 PlanetFigure Supporter

    That is a lovely piece of work mike
  14. misfit151 A Fixture

    Thank you for your comments Peter....(y). Mike
  15. misfit151 A Fixture

    Hello Brian it's really good to hear from you ....thank you for looking....(y). Mike
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  16. smudger1960 PlanetFigure Supporter

    No problem Mike
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  17. Nap A Fixture


    You would do a cracking version for sure Brian

    Stay safe

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  18. arj A Fixture

    Very nice painting Mike.

  19. smudger1960 PlanetFigure Supporter

    Thank you
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  20. Cannonball A Fixture

    Super job so far Mike. Like the addition of the button above his shoulder belt to portray the double breasted tunic from the reference picture.

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