Crusader Knight in the Holy Land (Pegaso 54mm)

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    Post  Samwel18 on Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:43 pm

    yes Brian you are right but the pics were taken quickly as to show progress and didnt have time to re arrange my lighting setup Wink
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    Post  iCocker on Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:39 pm

    Much better Sammy, maybe just adding some dusting effects [but with paint not pigments] on the lower parts to create more a seasoned Ifrir!
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    Post  Samwel18 on Fri Aug 05, 2011 12:14 am

    aw Iv yes that's my idea but when everything is ready I'll start weathering Smile

    I think I will mix some sand colour witht he base colour of the red to blend everything together( in a very diluted mix) or is there another method?

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    Post  iCocker on Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:49 am

    IMO block the area that is gonna be weathered by adding the 'sand' colour to the red. When completly dry re-work the weathering again as appropriate. The first process will help as a pediment, especially not having a contrast between the base colour [red/balck for cape] and the weathering effects, especially of you gonna be working with glazes ... keep them coming mate!

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    Post  RayCaruana on Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:50 am

    iCocker wrote:IMO block the area that is gonna be weathered by adding the 'sand' colour to the red. When completly dry re-work the weathering again as appropriate. The first process will help as a pediment, especially not having a contrast between the base colour [red/balck for cape] and the weathering effects, especially of you gonna be working with glazes ... keep them coming mate!

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    That's exactly what I did on my Knight of Christ, (also suggested by Ivan) and IMO turned out very good.
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    Post  Samwel18 on Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:22 pm

    10q Ivan much appreciated...

    RayC could you please bring the knight of christ with you next wed if possible to see how the effect will be when finished please Smile

    cheer man

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    Post  RayCaruana on Mon Aug 08, 2011 11:18 pm

    Samwel18 wrote:10q Ivan much appreciated...

    RayC could you please bring the knight of christ with you next wed if possible to see how the effect will be when finished please Smile

    cheer man

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    No problem Sam. I will bring it with me.
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    Post  Samwel18 on Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:10 pm

    thx a lot man! Smile
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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 31, 2011 12:16 am

    Finished at last Smile

    any comments or critique FIRE ON Smile

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    Post  iCocker on Wed Aug 31, 2011 8:00 am

    Lovely mate!

    Apart the great paint job I am seeing a big improvement in the groundwork! Bravo.

    My only nit picking apart that AVATAR Shocked ... you put blood on the axe which looks too much especially as the figure has non on him, battles at that period especially foot soldier meant messy business ... so I would rather keep the metal clean and maybe a darker and having just the cutting edge shiny ... x'tahseb!
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    Post  smallia on Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:17 pm

    Lovely work and nice pics too

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:26 pm

    I am no figure painter Sam but it looks brilliant, simply lovely and the figure experts before me also agree. I love it, what a brilliant piece.
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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Aug 31, 2011 4:47 pm

    Bravo...welldone Sammy.. cheers
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    Post  Samwel18 on Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:37 pm

    Arranged as advised Smile

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    thx for all the comments guys Wink
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    Post  Guest on Thu Sep 01, 2011 5:42 pm

    Very Nice!!!
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    Post  Ray on Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:25 pm

    LOVE IT I love you

    Good point from Ivan re axe & as always very good of you to correct whatever is necessary to IMPROVE Twisted Evil

    As you can see, better pics make the piece appear as close to reality as can be, and thus appreciated much more Shocked
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    Post  Dottore on Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:51 am

    Impresive bro!!!!

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