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Offline Admiral Benbow

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Crockett's last stand
« on: April 12, 2018, 09:34:32 PM »
Although the Texan war of independence is not my favourite subject, the fantastic figures from Boot Hill miniatures caught my eye for some time now, and with the release of "Crockett's last stand" I gave up any resistance. I'm planning to do a small vignette on a custom base I've ordered already and for that, I first had some experiments with posing the minis to optimally tell the story for the viewer. This will be the final version:




I finished the first miniature, David Crockett himself, already:




And the next one, work in progress only. Blocked in colours and a wash.




Superb sculpts by Matthew Bickley, a joy to paint! Untill next time ...

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2018, 09:44:41 PM »
Terrific work on those,looking forward to your updates as you complete the rest  :)


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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2018, 09:45:17 PM »
Superb, lovely work on Davy :-* ;D
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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2018, 10:13:14 PM »
Terrific work on those,looking forward to your updates as you complete the rest  :)

I have to agree.
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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2018, 10:39:16 PM »
Stunning paint jobs on some lovely figures
looking forward to the progress photos

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2018, 11:21:01 PM »
Lovely work Michael  :-*

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2018, 11:37:13 PM »
Lovely work on Crockett!

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2018, 11:46:47 PM »
Beautiful subtle painting, Are they painted in oils ?

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2018, 01:50:11 AM »
I guess I'm far enough down the line to be left with "stunningly superb" paint job.

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2018, 06:50:36 AM »
beautiful work :-* :-*
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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2018, 07:17:11 AM »
Very good  :)
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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2018, 08:19:18 AM »
Superbly rich colours Michael   :-*
They do look like little oil paintings.

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2018, 08:58:58 AM »
These are off to a great start. Really looking forward to seeing them finished.
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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2018, 10:24:43 AM »
Great choice of figures and composition. Looking forward to whst you do with them! 8)

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Re: Crockett's last stand
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2018, 05:16:47 PM »
sorry I must annoy Nick ... I noticed a little detail: crocket must have a very old rifle to have two toolboxes on his butt when he should have only one right and l support plays on the left ;)