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Offline Bloggard

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2019, 10:59:15 AM »
remarkably well done.

Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2019, 01:11:27 PM »
Thank you  very much Captain Blood. Sunjester and Bloggard :)

Here's a small update :)

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Offline Captain Blood

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2019, 04:59:29 PM »
These are really very nifty  :)

Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2019, 12:40:54 AM »
Thank you :). Small update after a brief hiatus.


Offline DivisMal

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2019, 07:51:40 AM »
I’m still stunned when I look at your great sculpts. The „Witcher“ is a particularl favorite of mine. Takes the character into a new setting, but still keeps him believable and recognizable.

Offline DintheDin

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #20 on: June 16, 2019, 07:55:15 AM »
You are doing an amazing job here!
I mark this thread to be watching your progress with great interest!
Cheers!
Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates. – Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi

Offline Paul Richardson

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #21 on: June 16, 2019, 08:46:15 AM »
Brilliantly well done. Out of interest, what type of plastic are Mars figures made from?

Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #22 on: June 17, 2019, 10:14:35 AM »
I’m still stunned when I look at your great sculpts. The „Witcher“ is a particularl favorite of mine. Takes the character into a new setting, but still keeps him believable and recognizable.

Thank you, I'm currently working on the not-Dandelion mini :)

You are doing an amazing job here!
I mark this thread to be watching your progress with great interest!
Cheers!

Thank you, I hope you'll enjoy upcoming stuff :).

Brilliantly well done. Out of interest, what type of plastic are Mars figures made from?

Thank you, I'm flattered :). The plastic that Mars is using is quite bendy but with a thin coat of elmer's glue as a primer will protect paint from chiping.

Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #23 on: June 22, 2019, 11:13:58 AM »
Another update

When you take a closer look in to de Gheyn's engravings depicting arquebusers you'll see alot of small details like passemanterie details on power flasks or a bag containing balls and holding the larger power flask or different methods of fastening stockings to pludernhose. While those details are really fun to spot, sculpting them is a rather tedius work.


Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #24 on: June 23, 2019, 04:04:11 PM »
Here are my three musketeers minis from Ultima Ratio slightly converted (changed blades, repaired surfaces after cleaning mold lines etc.). Still they need a lot of work paint-wise.








Offline Friends of General Haig

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #25 on: June 24, 2019, 09:13:40 AM »
Excellent - surely the ultimate bucklers of swash  ;)

Offline Sunjester

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #26 on: June 24, 2019, 09:20:08 AM »
These are looking really good!

Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #27 on: June 26, 2019, 11:58:17 PM »
Thank you :).

Offline M.P.

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #28 on: July 06, 2019, 09:29:34 PM »
I've finally finished my arquebusiers :)




Offline DintheDin

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Re: Early XVIIth century swashbucklers
« Reply #29 on: July 06, 2019, 09:58:18 PM »
They came out with style!
Eager to see them painted!