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Wild Bill Hickok

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by MacCoy, Dec 20, 2019.

  1. MacCoy Active Member

    Country:
    Finland
    It has been almost a year since i painted a figure, so i decided to try it again.
    I chose La Fortezza 54mm white metal figure of famous Wild Bill Hickok for my come back, relatively easy and simple one to paint. I already assembled the few parts and cleaned molding seams and imperfections.

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  2. DaddyO A Fixture

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Like riding a bike MacCoy - I'm sure you'll be having a blast in no time :)
    (Funnily enough when I re-started I chose a couple of cowboy figures too. These were by Sid Horton and lovely pieces. Having the freedom to play about with colours on a figure like this makes the whole re-embarking less stressful)

    Cheer
    Paul
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  3. Nap A Fixture

    Country:
    England
    Hi MacCoy

    Nice looking figure to choose ...good subject to have the freedom as Paul says

    Lookng forward to seeing more on this

    Happy benchtime

    Nap
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  4. Mike Stevens A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    I can still see areas that need to be cleaned up. Prime it and go back again to clean up. It’s one of favorite things to do because the primer highlights imperfections.

    Nice to you back at the bench.
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  5. MacCoy Active Member

    Country:
    Finland
    There was quite a lot of pitting, especially on the jacket, i quess this is quite old figure, i have seen this packed by EMI, which has been out business for a few years now. La Fortezza seems to have lot of these older ones under their label.
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  6. Warren SMITH PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    Australia
    Hi.. noting is easy or simple to paint... but looks like a great subject... good luck
    Oda likes this.
  7. MacCoy Active Member

    Country:
    Finland
    Face is almost done now.

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