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    St Elmo 1565

    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 11, 2009 7:11 pm

    To continue with the wave of Hospitaller subject, this is the mini tandem between Ray and me, without Ray's help this model could not have made it to Girona 2008 ...

    Another mini vignette in 54mm based on the pyramid style of composition, dedicated to the Siege of Malta and depicting the defenders of the Faith against the Ottoman onslaught, the Knights, the man at arms, the Tercio and the Maltese militia. Figures are all converted and heavily modified. Groundwork was scratchbuilt and tied up to create the sense of a breech in the walls ...

    God Will's It - Viva San Giovanni!

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    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 11, 2009 7:24 pm

    this is one of my favourite pieces of yours ivan, if you run out of space i will gladly find a place for it i my showcase

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Aug 11, 2009 7:26 pm

    Hi Alex

    Thanks a lot Ale, this is also one of my fav, as it depicts the most dramatic incident in Maltese history ...

    This one already made it to Euro but space permitting shall be up again for the showcase ...

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    Agree ...

    Post  Dottore on Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:14 pm

    with Sandro (aka Alex)...A favourite..together with an oldie but a goodie...the knight of Ifrir....

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    Re: St Elmo 1565

    Post  alexbb on Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:23 pm

    mattew
    you wouldnt want to be treated they way i treat my fathers side of the family would you?
    anyway i ive got a big head (so is the rest ) so my brain has enough space to process both names at the same time
    btw its alexander aka sandro not the other way round lol! lol! lol! lol!
    just a small family fued


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    Post  Noel Petroni on Tue Aug 11, 2009 9:54 pm

    One of your best, Ivan!

    If only the real fort could be opened as a museum!

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    Post  Ray on Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:38 pm

    LOL@rift between Alex and the Medic lol!

    It was an honour to help you out with this piece Ivan cheers never enjoyed "speed painting" as I did with those four faces and three pairs of hands Shocked Rolling Eyes
    God Wills It and Viva San Giovanni indeed pirat

    Noel's QUOTE /[If only the real fort could be opened as a museum!]
    I can't agree more with you Twisted Evil

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:50 am

    Thank you guys, this was one of the most dear projects and was happy that it was very well received ... though a little romaticized I had in mind the heroic strugle of teh defenders!

    Regarding StElmo, that would be the day if this monumnet shall turn into a museum, many died there during 1565 and again in WW2 ... it is part of the local Valletta plan but God wills will have to see the outcome by 2015 when we shall celebrate the 450th Anniversary!

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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:13 pm

    Lovely work mate Smile I remember myself sitting around the figures that Ray brought from Euro(that he so kindly took them with him to Euro last year to compete including mine) and grabbed your vignette and just admired the work Smile

    Keep them coming mate,

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:21 pm

    Thanks Sammy ... hope you grabbed it well Surprised

    Imma jekk trid timpressjona ma hemmx ghalfejn turina xi avatar ta' ... din qiesha l-fonecall ta Girona! Tiftakar Ray wara dak il-banquet?

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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:22 pm

    le propjament ax lunika pic dicenti at pv ma wahda li kelli dicenti Very Happy:D

    ta girona msg kien mux fonecall Very Happy:D

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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:24 pm

    Imma insomma Ahjar tara xahaga sabiha milli tara xi vampire u ..heq..heq.. cheers

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:28 pm

    Insomma xi haga tal-biza xorta ghat hemm tongue

    Minjaf kemm hallas drinks ghal dak ir-ritratt!!!!!!

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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:32 pm

    Lanqas wiehed man....u one thing time has passed from your era. you have to buy a drink to go out with a girl....that era is gone Razz Razz now its just how to place the right touch Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy

    Cya tonight tc hf...

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:36 pm

    ... naqbel naqbel ... imma la ried tbiddel l-avatar sinjal ried kumment hux!

    PS - Ma tantx jinteressana x'taghmel PV u d-dettalji ahlihom f'xi figure!!!!!

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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:38 pm

    as always siehbi Smile but as i got comment for a bad avatar edt ha nitfa lil xi hadd li jsebbahni Very Happy:D but will remove it as I get a more decent pic you have my word Smile

    Cya siehbi kif mort bdw bil-wax??

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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:43 pm

    u halina dak irengajtu bil photoshop u nitfaw fuq l hi5 jew facebook u tinduna din li ghed tinqeda bija tficek a danni... cheers affraid lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:45 pm

    ija itfaw Very Happy np for me issa nibatlek pic with a higher resolution halli tider iktar cara Very Happy

    cya siehbi tc u gday....

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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:47 pm

    yyyyyyyyyuuuuuuuuuuppppppppp cheers lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!

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    Post  RayCaruana on Sun Aug 23, 2009 10:52 pm

    IF I ever get rich enough to become a collector, this piece will definitely be one of my target pieces together with Ray's mounted Hospitallier gonfanonier-1263.

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    Very nice job

    Post  Luke on Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:13 pm

    Very nice job Ivan Very Happy

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    Post  Alex Kontiveis on Fri Jan 22, 2010 8:14 am

    Do they move??? I think I felt their breath Ivan! Amazing!!

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