Tirailleur Senegalais from Pilipil

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Nap, May 13, 2020.

  1. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    Hi everyone

    I have also started this from Pilipili ..it's a bust ...of course !!

    Always liked Pilipil busts ..I like the scarring on the face on this one

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    Very little prep needed , just attach the tassel to the headwear , slight sanding

    Primed in black , now basecoating it ...it has a medal on it already !

    Here's some reference pics

    The box-art from Le van Quang

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    The evolution of the uniform ...all retaining the yellow piping and insignia

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    The inspiration for the sculpt from Pilipil

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    The medal being worn image.jpeg image.jpeg

    Stay tuned in

    Happy benchtime

    Stay safe

    Nap
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  2. DaddyO A Fixture

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    Looks a bit of a scary character . . .
    Toodlepip
    Paul
  3. Range Rat Active Member

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    Good info Nap, I have one in the draw at some point to get started.
  4. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    This lockdown is a bonus for you mate, you are knocking them out at the moment.
    This is looking interesting, do following.
  5. Nap A Fixture

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    England
    They were very good fighters ....those scars weren't from shaving ! ....a traditional thing !

    Cheers ...you should get it on the bench ...you coukd do a later version as well quite easily


    Cheers Bob ...not sure about knocking them out ...getting lots of pieces basecoated ready ! .......getting distracted by what I find and what arrives on the doorstep

    Your doing nicely as well


    Happy bench-time to all

    Stay safe

    Nap
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  6. Geoff Charman A Fixture

    I like this one Nap, you really are churning them out and you called me speedy.;)

    Stay safe
    Geoff
  7. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Maybe but they are still sitting in line ready ...you finish more !

    Happy benchtime

    Stay safe

    Nap
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  8. Geoff Charman A Fixture


    :LOL::LOL::p
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  9. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi everyone

    Couple of basecoated and based up pics of this piece

    The hanging tassel at the back will be a very light blue

    The medalis just primed atm

    ...this will be a OOB paint up nothing more added ..but I was tempted !!!

    Thanks for looking in

    Happy benchtime

    Stay safe

    Nap

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  10. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

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    superb painting Nap.

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