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iwo jima bust
Robert110
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Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - 02:48 AM UTC
Well, next one on my table... beginning with HBT uniform..



mohammedcohen
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Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 - 06:21 AM UTC
The uniform is well done, IMHO...you got the color and the twill pattern spot on....only thing I might've added wouldds been sweat stains...it tended to get a bit hot & steamy in those climes...but overall a superb job...can't wait to see the finished product...

CB in FL
Robert110
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Posted: Thursday, June 05, 2014 - 11:58 PM UTC
Playing with hbt pattern, sweat spots (thanks Christopher)and dirt on uniform







Hwa-Rang
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Posted: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 10:10 PM UTC
Looks great so far Robert.
Robert110
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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 06:34 PM UTC
thanks for comments, here's some progress. Getting ready to start painting face...




Fenbeiduo
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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 08:09 PM UTC
Great!
May I ask how to do the high light streak on the uniform?it looks so straight
Robert110
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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 08:13 PM UTC
Thanks Tao, well there is no easy way, brush , thinned paint, steady hand , multiple pass over same line, I guess a bit of luck

cheers
Robert
Fenbeiduo
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Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 09:02 PM UTC
Robert110
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Posted: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 08:18 AM UTC
face in progress ....


Robert110
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Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014 - 06:41 AM UTC







Robert110
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Posted: Friday, June 27, 2014 - 07:44 AM UTC







Robert110
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Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 - 06:28 AM UTC
95% done....








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Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 04:36 AM UTC
Fantastic Robert, oils for the skin??

Paul
Robert110
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Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 04:55 AM UTC
Thanks Paul, basecoat acrylic mix and then oils.