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Counterattack, Normandy-1/35
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Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 12:11 PM GMT+7
Venelin, the enlarged pic really helps. Super painting and detail.
Like has previously been stated, waiting to see how this turns out. Overall greatly rendered pieces.

Regards Dave
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Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 02:00 AM GMT+7
The figure painting is really well done. I keep going back and looking at the tree and studying how you made it. Simply amazing work.

vr

Tim
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 05:45 AM GMT+7
Thank you for the kind words, Mike!

I've found that the best way to paint the camo is to start with less blotches, then proceed to more and not trying to do it at once.

Cheers!
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 04:23 AM GMT+7
This is some of the best figure painting I’ve seen. I could look at that camo pattern all day long!

Cheers!🍺
—mike
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Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017 - 02:54 AM GMT+7
Grazie, Edo!

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Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 07:26 PM GMT+7
wow! it is perfect! every aspect of it: the mokup, the granade, the gun, the canteen... but what strikes me more are those throusers! really super!
ciao
edo
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Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 06:12 PM GMT+7
Larger shots. I've tried to imitate the characteristic cover pattern of the canteen with sponge, although considering the scale its recognizable at close distance








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Posted: Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 01:38 AM GMT+7
Almost ready-canteen and gas mask container painted. I will do some weathering when the both figures are finished.









Thanks for watching!
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Posted: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 10:09 PM GMT+7
Envious of your work here , very well done !!!
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Posted: Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 06:56 PM GMT+7
Bill, glad you like it!

Other details painted, I've made the rifle strap from foil with metal buckle from PE set (needs some different browns for leather). The bread bag I will paint lighter color, I'm waiting for some more paints. Rifle is 977 desert yellow for base, then various oils, metal parts with Gunze Metal color 214 Dark iron and 213 Stainless steel for highlights.













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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 10:09 AM GMT+7
Lovely work, just excellent.
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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 04:43 AM GMT+7
Thanks, Dave!

I really hope that will finish the dio soon, took a long time to build it

Cheers!
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 10:31 AM GMT+7

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Overall looks good to me

What!?
Well, to me, this guy looks GREAT overall.
Looking to see how this scene comes together Venelin!

Dave
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 01:27 AM GMT+7
Oak leaf pattern, I have to touch up here and there, but overall looks good to me:







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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 07:04 AM GMT+7
Lookin' real good man, niceee!
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Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 01:24 AM GMT+7

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Figure looks good! Did you know about the two new figures from Radu Productions ? They are running WSS figs that would fit your scene perfectly.
J



Yes, we commented them in the news section. Saw them at Hobbyeasy. But I will decide later, if they be added to the scenery.
Next- shadows, highlights, the camo and the small details.

Venelin
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Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 01:17 AM GMT+7
Figure looks good! Did you know about the two new figures from Radu Productions ? They are running WSS figs that would fit your scene perfectly.
J
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Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017 - 08:55 PM GMT+7
Thank you, guys!

Keith, my camera is pretty old model-Kodak Z740, but still makes good pictures.

Proceeding with the first infantryman, every part fits without problems, only you should be careful with the riffle muzzle, when removing from the casting block.







Close shot of the face, with blue eyes



Regards,
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Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 04:06 PM GMT+7
Just a fantastic diorama! You are very talented sir. I really love this one!
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Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:12 PM GMT+7
Venelin, I can't possibly add anymore well deserved compliments to the quality of All Your work.Your attention to even the smallest details are amazing.The one thing no one has mentioned is Your excellant Photograpy. I compliment Your seemless & nuetral backrounds.I'm curious what Camera & gear You are using. I truly can't wait to see the completed Dio. Bravo,so far, in all Your work.
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Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017 - 05:51 AM GMT+7
Venelin
This is looking great, thanks for staying the course when time permits!
I always appreciate the beautiful works in miniature on this website, and all the knowledge gained as well by visiting.
Bravo

Sincerely
Dave
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Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 07:07 AM GMT+7
Venelin,

Beautiful Dio so far. I'm a native of Normandy and the only comment I have is that the color of your apples is wrong for the season. Apple harvest is in Mid-September/October. End of May the trees are still in bloom with the whites flowers. In June, the flower drops and the apples starts forming. End of August/early September the apples start turning red. So technically, during the battle of Normandy, the apples would like more like figs (size and color).

This page (sorry in french only) has the whole timeline with pictures http://www.coteau-st-paul.com/cycle_culture_pomme.html
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Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 11:00 PM GMT+7
Thanks,Lou!
I have some commitments now, but soon I will continue

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Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 10:31 PM GMT+7
looks great.please keep posting

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Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 03:41 AM GMT+7
Rado's figures looks nice also, thanks!