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Offline Bugsda

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2018, 09:19:35 PM »


I did one, stuck with the blue pea coat though, I've got no imagination.   ::)
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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #16 on: May 08, 2018, 06:43:50 AM »
Haha! Me neither as it turns out  ;)
Beautiful paintwork Chris.

Offline Plynkes

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #17 on: May 08, 2018, 07:19:39 AM »
I am such a Hugo Pratt fan it would seem like sacrilege to paint him "imaginatively." Hell, even Blood's stripey clown trousers have me silently tutting and harrumphing to myself.  lol

I'm afraid mine will be the boring standard paint job we have already seen several times. I just wouldn't be able to bring myself to do anything else.

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Offline Admiral Benbow

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #18 on: May 08, 2018, 05:35:21 PM »
I'm afraid mine will be the boring standard paint job we have already seen several times. I just wouldn't be able to bring myself to do anything else.

There are variations, for example:



So don't let us wait too long, Dylan. Now that you have the Leaderboard already, it's quite an obligation ...  :D

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #19 on: May 08, 2018, 05:45:31 PM »
Good point. And often he is depicted in a similar coat, but of a much longer cut...



Perhaps it is time to deploy the Green Stuff...


Offline No Such Agency

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2018, 12:42:21 PM »
One more paint job!







This figure was a blast... I really appreciate having a chance to paint something cool that I might not have actually picked on my own :)  So, thank you!

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #21 on: June 02, 2018, 01:04:40 PM »
Is his clothes based on some merchant navy uniform?

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2018, 05:32:12 AM »
Lovely paint job No Such Agency, really vibrant with subtle shading and highlighting.

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2018, 08:48:09 AM »
I like him. Complete with orange lapels  :)

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2018, 03:14:04 PM »
Great, lovely paintjob!

Offline No Such Agency

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2018, 10:36:02 PM »
Lovely paint job No Such Agency, really vibrant with subtle shading and highlighting.
Thanks!  A commenter elsewhere said that it does make him look a lot different from the 2-D version who's done in less saturated watercolours, but this is my style and I yam what I yam ;)

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #26 on: June 04, 2018, 06:16:37 AM »
Well I like it!

Offline Bugsda

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #27 on: June 04, 2018, 01:03:10 PM »
That's excellent! I was going to do the orange lining but I bottled out  :D

Offline No Such Agency

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #28 on: June 11, 2018, 04:57:15 PM »
That's excellent! I was going to do the orange lining but I bottled out  :D
It is a bit over-the-top flamboyant, so if that wasn't the look you wanted... probably wise :)  It's still a very good paint job :)

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Re: Show your painted Corto ...
« Reply #29 on: February 13, 2020, 01:17:24 AM »
I finally got around to painting mine:



Another standard job
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