1. Copying kits is a crime that hurts original artists & producers. Help support your favorite artists by buying their original works. PlanetFigure will not tolerate any activities related to recasting, and will report recasters to authorities. Thank you for your support!

Viking by Young miniatures

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Meehan34, May 9, 2010.

  1. Meehan34 A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    After painting several busts I have returned to try painting a figure again. I figured out that I like doing ground work as it creates more of a scene for the finished work. Let me know what you think good or bad.

    thanks for looking.

    yv1.JPG

    yv2.JPG

    yv3.JPG

    yv4.JPG

    yv5.JPG
  2. housecarl A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Looks a great job Mike, I've got his cousin on the bench at the moment. (Young's other 90mm Viking.)
    Carl.
  3. flart1943 Active Member

    Country:
    England
    Hi Mike
    I like this figure and you have made a great job of painting it. Nice subdued colours and excellent shading.
    Pete
  4. megroot A Fixture

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Very nice painted figure. The colors are great.

    marc
  5. jimias A Fixture

    Country:
    Greece
    Nice painting so far Mike. Are you using oils or acrylics?
  6. Michael Tse Active Member

    Country:
    HongKong
    Absolutely brilliant, Mike! The handling of green is particularly inspiring. Was pastel involved?

    After a few frank and inadequate comments here and there, I am relieved to find myself 100% positive, healthy and oil-free in this post.

    I am officially your fan now.
  7. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Fantastic work Mike. The groundwork really enhances the figure.
  8. Mike Stevens A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Very Nice Mike.

    Is your golf game suffering?

    See you in Tulsa!
  9. Meehan34 A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Carl, Peter, Marc ,Dimitrios, Michael and Guy; Thanks so much for the kind words and taking the time to leave a note.

    Dimitrios; I used acrylic undercoat and finished in oils. I used a metal colored ink stamp for the metal areas.

    Michael; Thank you again. I encourage you to keep the oil and keep me honest, your critiques always help me improve. You are an obvious student of the art and probably know more about it than I do. Now you need to finish up one of those young bust and let me return the favor ;)

    Guy; I am glad you like the ground work. There is a friend of mine in OKC (master cato) that is awesome at ground work and I try to immulate what he does. So tell him the check is in the mail next time you see him.

    Thanks again fella's I really appreciate it. Next on the table is a U-Boat captain by warriors. It will be my first 120mm figure and I am excited about painting him.
  10. Meehan34 A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Stevens my man, the golf game hasn't suffered much yet there hasn't been that good of days to play so far. I lost my butt on Friday though and wish I could blame it on the wind but I can't it was just bad playing. I'm glad you liked the figure. I have one on order that you will really like, it is a Dragoon which will be my first of that era. I know you like that time frame so I'll try and do it justice once I get started on it. Probably a winter project.
  11. Michael Tse Active Member

    Country:
    HongKong
    Hi Mike,

    I am a student all right. But I major in Economics.

    I am honest when I say this one is cracking and I have become your fan.
  12. unknown01 New Member

    Country:
    Japan
    Looks very excellent Mike!
    A ground work is Awesome.
    The color of the clothes is also very beautiful.
    I liked it very much.

    Mitsutaka
  13. mil-mart A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Mike, excellent painting and a great choice of colours, also nice job on the groundwork.(y)

    Cheers Ken
  14. jim1215 Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Excellent mike..love this figure tell me please about tree stump real or resin ...and what do u use for. Ground build up..thanks jimmy
  15. Meehan34 A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    This is an old school piece as far as my stuff goes. But this guy I used paper clay for the ground build up and the stump is a real piece of wood from my backyard. Now I use two part for the basework but would still use a real piece of wood. Thanks for checking this guy out, he is still one of my favorite pieces I have ever done.
  16. Ron Tamburrini A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Nice setting mike, know what you mean ! I am almost busted out also,
    and had forgotten how enjoyable creating ground work is.
    Nice subject and paintwork. (y)

    Cheers Ron

Share This Page

planetFigure Links

Reviews & Open Box
Buy. Sell & trade
Articles
Link Directory
Events
Advertising

Popular Sections

Figure & Minis News
vBench - Works in Progress
Painting Talk
Sculpting Talk
Digital Sculpting Talk
The Lounge
Report Piracy

Who we are

planetFigure is a community built around miniature painters, sculptors and collectors, We are here to exchange support, Information & Resources.

© planetFigure 2003 - 2019.