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Offline Cubs

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #15 on: September 03, 2013, 12:39:39 PM »
Here's the command group (there's a WiP on another thread, to keep this one a little tidier).



« Last Edit: April 06, 2018, 01:03:37 PM by Cubs »
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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2013, 12:42:47 PM »
Just fantastic!

Your "Dennis On" mini on the left looks very nice.
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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2013, 12:44:13 PM »
You loves it more than maple syrup on a beaver, you knows you do.


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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2013, 01:02:20 PM »
Here's a group shot of the platoon. The bases of the Bren and Vickers were done in much the same way as the howitzer's.


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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #19 on: September 04, 2013, 04:13:32 AM »
Sweet looking figures.
Love them.
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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #20 on: September 13, 2013, 07:43:34 AM »
Fantastic work!

Please post anymore you get done.  Really great way to do British Airborne, the vast majority always get given filthy Denison Smocks but these really give a great sense of how best to get a great effect for them.

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2013, 08:42:29 AM »
I really like those and enjoyed your article in WS&S

do you cut the cast base off your figures before you put them on to the final base? I only ask cos I can't see the join and there is no sloping mound

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #22 on: September 14, 2013, 09:24:43 AM »
epic bit of work 8)
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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #23 on: September 14, 2013, 10:12:56 AM »
Very nice indeed. Kudos!

Offline Cubs

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #24 on: September 14, 2013, 10:17:14 AM »
Thanks all, very kind.

I really like those and enjoyed your article in WS&S

Woo-hoo! Fame at last!

do you cut the cast base off your figures before you put them on to the final base? I only ask cos I can't see the join and there is no sloping mound

No, I just build up around the edge of the cast base with layers of glued-on sand or Milliput. Since I base them on pennies, it can take a little height.

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #25 on: September 14, 2013, 10:23:08 AM »
Hadn't seen this thread before but these really are exquisite.  I especially like the Denisons and the various insignia, both of which  I find really hard to paint for very different reasons.

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #26 on: September 14, 2013, 10:25:05 AM »
Why thang yo. I did a WiP on the Denisons here - http://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=57780.0

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #27 on: September 15, 2013, 07:41:12 AM »
No, I just build up around the edge of the cast base with layers of glued-on sand or Milliput. Since I base them on pennies, it can take a little height.

Thanks for the advice

dodge

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #28 on: February 12, 2014, 07:04:29 PM »
Have you got anymore of these done?  Would love to see any further work!

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Re: WW2 British Airborne
« Reply #29 on: February 12, 2014, 07:24:48 PM »
Whoa, thread necromancy.

No, there's a couple more specialists waiting for some slap, but I've been too busy to paint any more since the howitzer. I've promised myself that between the paying work I'll try to get done all those odds'n'ends, like the remaining Airborne, Chindits and Vikings in my lead drawer. I might even paint up a few and get a whole new article out of it, you never know.

At least if I do get some done in the next few months I'll be able to find this thread a bit easier! Thanks for that.

 

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