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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:26 am

    Let's all pray for a freak rain-filled weekend. We really need one.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Ray on Mon Mar 01, 2010 10:52 am

    Awesome pieces especially in that scale......after Spain is over and done with, I hope to be able to paint one sample pale Embarassed Evil or Very Mad Cool

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:45 am

    Ray wrote:Awesome pieces especially in that scale......after Spain is over and done with, I hope to be able to paint one sample pale Embarassed Evil or Very Mad Cool

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    I'm really looking forward to seeing you painting a small-scale figure, because as you know I'm very eager to learn and hopefully master the high-contrast technique which is so important in this scale. By the time you return from Spain, the fort's construction and terrain should be ready for painting.

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    Post  Ray on Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:52 am

    Just saw this on Planet Figure for some inspiration Ray C Laughing

    http://www.planetfigure.com/forums/showthread.php?p=344751&posted=1#post344751

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:32 pm

    Thanks Ray. Truly inspirational, especially when they are coming from a master specialising in whites like Luca Olivieri. They are bit bigger than 1:72scale.

    BTW I shall soon be mounting my Hochmeister and the sergeant in a snow setting. Because of such a small scale, I won't be using micro balloons for snow but will try marble powder (one of Shep Paine's methods).

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Noel Petroni on Fri Mar 05, 2010 6:31 am

    Ara veru helwien dawn il figures!!!!

    THey make you want to buy them and paint them!!

    When you mentioned 'Box diorama' I get claustrophobic! THe idea of looking at a diorama through a small opening..... is not my thing! Neutral

    keep it up.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Fri Mar 05, 2010 8:20 am

    After some reading and talking I came to the conclusion that this setting is not best displayed as a boxed diorama because a lot of what's going on in the fort's yard will be lost, but the idea put forward by Ivan intrigued me up to the point that I already bought the figures for a future boxed dio!

    Also the Subject of this one had to be changed due to problems with the fort's architectural style.It is now that of an English Garrison during the Scottish war period not Teutonic. I haven't thought of a good title yet.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  bcauchi on Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:02 pm

    I think that it would be interesting but if it were an internal scene like an indoor fight or what is going on in a particular area of the castle. i have seen many box dioramas from a certain John Reid on Large Scale Planes but these were all scenes inside a hangar with aircraft undergoing maintenance or repairs. I don;t feel that a box diorama makes sense if the scene is out in the open. but that is my opinion. unless you want to see how it looks under different lighting conditions simulating different times of the day.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Fri Mar 05, 2010 3:18 pm

    bcauchi wrote:I think that it would be interesting but if it were an internal scene like an indoor fight or what is going on in a particular area of the castle. i have seen many box dioramas from a certain John Reid on Large Scale Planes but these were all scenes inside a hangar with aircraft undergoing maintenance or repairs. I don;t feel that a box diorama makes sense if the scene is out in the open. but that is my opinion. unless you want to see how it looks under different lighting conditions simulating different times of the day.

    I agree Brian. A boxed is more appropriate for indoor scenes. However, I still tend to agree with Ivan (and to some extent your last sentence)that if the outdoor scene is depicted in an "enclosed" outdoor area, such as a forest or jungle, and with the proper use of spot or defused lighting one can achieve an interesting and unusual result.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Sat Mar 06, 2010 8:22 am

    While we were talking of boxed dioramas, John Reid started a thread on the history of boxed dioramas here. Interesting indeed!

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Ray on Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:36 pm

    Inspirational as ever both from John and it goes without saying from "OUR" Father Shep Paine!!

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    Post  Dottore on Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:28 pm

    Really am looking forward to this castle scene Ray C...am in love with the subject. Remember about all the castle books I used to borrow from the public library...one day I might build a castle replica....

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Ray on Sun Mar 07, 2010 11:31 am

    Dottore wrote:Really am looking forward to this castle scene Ray C...am in love with the subject. Remember about all the castle books I used to borrow from the public library...one day I might build a castle replica....

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  iCocker on Sun Mar 07, 2010 9:54 pm

    Ray, I guess he is trying to find a castle painted OD with a white star on the wall! tongue

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Ray on Mon Mar 08, 2010 6:10 am

    iCocker wrote:Ray, I guess he is trying to find a castle painted OD with a white star on the wall! tongue

    lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

    He can do it......will paint the Star of David and depict it in Jerusalem lol!

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Mar 08, 2010 8:15 am

    Did you guys know about John Reid, he has an abnormally long thread on Large scale Planes and has everything in his diorama. ~It is an airfield scene from the golden years of aviation and he has stuff from people, to planes, to cars to animals, indoor scenes, outdoor scenes. i was fascinated by what he did. I also sent him a copy of Shep Paine's book since he was always asking for it. he lives in Canada.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Ray on Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:02 am

    bcauchi wrote:Did you guys know about John Reid, he has an abnormally long thread on Large scale Planes and has everything in his diorama. ~It is an airfield scene from the golden years of aviation and he has stuff from people, to planes, to cars to animals, indoor scenes, outdoor scenes. i was fascinated by what he did. I also sent him a copy of Shep Paine's book since he was always asking for it. he lives in Canada.

    Brian, sure I know about John Reid since he posts on Timelines and PlanetFigure forums Laughing I sent a link when we were on the old forum to make everyone at SSM aware of his genius Twisted Evil

    He's a master modeller IMHO....that is strange however that you had to send him a copy of Shep's book and that he lives in Catania pale

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:31 am

    Hi Ray, i hope it is the same John Reid, he lives in Montreal Canada and not Catania, well that is where i had sent the book. Here is a link to a very very long thread he has on a website called Large Scael Planes and has been going on forever. that is where we met, so to speak.
    http://forum.largescaleplanes.com/index.php?showtopic=7273&st=3435

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Ray on Mon Mar 15, 2010 1:54 pm

    bcauchi wrote:Hi Ray, i hope it is the same John Reid, he lives in Montreal Canada and not Catania, well that is where i had sent the book. Here is a link to a very very long thread he has on a website called Large Scael Planes and has been going on forever. that is where we met, so to speak.
    http://forum.largescaleplanes.com/index.php?showtopic=7273&st=3435

    Brian he's the same one and I can't believe I read Canada as Catania Sad

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:40 pm

    Ray wrote:
    bcauchi wrote:Hi Ray, i hope it is the same John Reid, he lives in Montreal Canada and not Catania, well that is where i had sent the book. Here is a link to a very very long thread he has on a website called Large Scael Planes and has been going on forever. that is where we met, so to speak.
    http://forum.largescaleplanes.com/index.php?showtopic=7273&st=3435

    Brian he's the same one and I can't believe I read Canada as Catania Sad

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  Alex Kontiveis on Tue Mar 16, 2010 7:03 pm

    Hi Ray,

    I watch this topic from the beginning and I cant find the courage to express my admire for your painting job! I guess thats a great talent comes from your colour profiles around world..

    I just wanted to say these words to U. I have nothing to comment (its totally out of my knowledges) I will wait for the final pics.

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    Re: Teutonic knights in 1:72 scale

    Post  RayCaruana on Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:46 am

    Thanks Alex. Much appreciated your kind words.

    The castle is taking much more time that I previewed, because I had to start from scratch, by covering all the wall panels with magic sculpt and scribing them brick by brick! The battlements will also be scratch-built. I know it's taking ages, due to my limited modelling time, but the end result should be worth the wait.

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