Tiralleur Algerian

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Pete Wenman, Dec 19, 2004.

  1. Pete Wenman Member

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    United-Kingdom
    The original Poste Militaire version of this figure. I wish Derek Hansen had done more of these subjects.


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    Pete
  2. Guy A Fixture

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    United-States
    Beautiful painting again Pete. I have had my eye on this one since Elite re-released the figure. How did you find the Poste Militaire kit to be?
  3. Pete Wenman Member

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Guy thanks for the kind comments

    It was a few years ago that I did this figure, but as I remember, it was
    typical Poste Militaire - an absolute joy to build and paint.

    We were lucky enough to have Derek demo' how he sculpted figures at my local club meeting a few years ago ( he brought along the master for his Musketeer figure).

    The care and attention he applied to joints etc was remarkble and is reflected in the ease of construction of his figures.

    Pete
  4. Jason W. Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Well done Pete! I have a Poste Militaire version as well and my fingers itch every time I look at it. Oh, one of these days....
  5. Lou Masses Member

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    United-States
    Excellent job. Your fleshtones look very good.

    I did this one about 10 years ago and I still think I couldn't do it right because of the white "pantaloons". They were very difficult and on mine did not come out well at all. I may buy the Elite kits and do them over.

    My favorite of the series is the french infantryman. Beautiful character that figure has.

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