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WSS Grenadier in Ardenne, 1944

Discussion in 'Brutal Honesty - Critique Center' started by Constantin67, Mar 12, 2019.

  1. Constantin67 Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Russian-Federation
    Hello friends ,
    My last job. Bust by MJ Miniatures, painted with a pva-tempera

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  2. Hauke aus Rinzeldorf Member

    Country:
    Germany
    Great Sir, nice paint work! Thanks for showing
    Grüsse Hauke
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  3. Henk Active Member

    Looks fantastic. The finish of particularly the leather and metal is outstanding.
    I think the camo of the jacket is a bit bright, and could be toned down a bit.
    That wooden stock on the MG42 looks superb too.
  4. HansDig Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Netherlands
    Great work, very realistic but (stupid me) what is a pva-tempera ???
  5. Viking Bob PlanetFigure Supporter

    Country:
    United-Kingdom
    Nice, very nice.
  6. Dolf Active Member

    Country:
    Portugal
    Really a great painting work, Konstantin! (y)


    Cheers!

    Dolf
  7. Dolf Active Member

    Country:
    Portugal

    Hans,


    Tempera is (and I'm sure you know that) a kind of painting medium very much used by many artists for centuries: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tempera

    I'm no expert on this, but as some of our Russian fellow members here mention it all the time some time ago I asked "Kaws", who pointed me in the right direction (here, post #16: https://www.planetfigure.com/threads/viriatus.122502/#post-958869 ) .

    Anyway, if I got it right, in the old days it was mainly egg-tempera that was used, nowadays it seems that the tempera used is mainly, or often, based on PVA.


    Cheers!

    Dolf
  8. michael page New Member

    Great job,but the helmet decals are wrong should be single decal on a m42 helmet no swastika

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