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    Post  smallia on Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:37 pm

    Here's my latest painting effort.It's by Romeo models in 75mm.Thanks for looking

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    Post  Ray on Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:20 pm

    Looks just great as usual Twisted Evil

    Nice pics as well Laughing
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    Post  Dottore on Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:13 pm

    paint work as always mate...especially love the dead cat on his back Laughing

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    Post  smallia on Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:05 pm

    Thanks guys.

    'Dead cat ?' It shows what you do for a living SmileSmileSmile

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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:17 am

    Brilliant Steve, the painting is really great but i also love the subject, i think that roman era figures are by far my favorite and you really make them stick out. The 'dead cat' really looks good. I hope that our dottore recognizes parts of the human body more than dead animals otherwise some of his patients are in for a surprise.
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    Post  iCocker on Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:43 am

    Have to echo the above, love this piece especially the subtle colours ...as for the Dottore imnaalla you did not opt to zoology and studied the drak hole tunnel!
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    Post  Dottore on Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:26 pm

    I didnt say dead pussy then!

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    Post  Guest on Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:26 pm

    Very nice figure!!!
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    Post  Guest on Fri Feb 11, 2011 6:31 pm

    it is not a cat my friend, can't you see it is just an overgrown long coat Chihuahua Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Razz
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    Post  smallia on Sat Feb 12, 2011 3:56 pm

    Ajma xi pjacir Dott !!!SmileSmile

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Feb 13, 2011 9:02 am

    Dottore wrote:I didnt say dead pussy then!

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    U ejja miskin ...kif blajtuh ...cats mean for tigers..... Neutral


    Btw Steave, the figure is excellent.... cheers
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    Post  iCocker on Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:35 pm

    Historical accuracy TIGERS were never used as pelts [apart Good Friday processions and Ben Hur movie], it was the most exotic animal of the period due that Tigers live in the east.The prefered animals used as pelts were wolves [as this example] bears and male lions [a smaller type that came from North Africa now extinct]. In some instances it is known that they also included glass eyes to make the pelt look more fierce. Standard bearers were equivalent to NCOs and sargeants in the legion, infact they got double pay and the most prominent and veteran ones are those that are known as the aquilifier [holding the eagle] and the one that held the image of the demigod Ceasar. These man sold dear their flesh in defense of the standard.


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    Post  smallia on Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:31 pm

    Ivan,thanks for clearing that up and save me a lot of time SmileSmileSmile

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    Post  Tancred on Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:21 pm


    Prosit Stephen, very nice! Looks cool with the fur coat, short sleeves and shorts Cool


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    Post  smallia on Sat Feb 19, 2011 6:47 pm

    Thanks Tancred.

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