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Painting: Painting with Acrylic
Discuss Acrylic painting techniques.
120mm French Sapper
fanai
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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:16 AM UTC
Painted this for our our Local show, will be part of our figure challenge for the show as the Theme is Napoleonic











GazzaS
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Posted: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 01:50 PM UTC
Nice work! I always thought their aprons were tanned leather?

Gaz
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Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 06:24 PM UTC
As I remarked on Planet figure....

A really nice figure and groundwork

Well done.

Paul
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Posted: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 07:04 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Nice work! I always thought their aprons were tanned leather?

Gaz



White tanned leather the same as cross belts.

Nice figure and ground work.
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Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 10:48 AM UTC
Beautiful work Ian.
fanai
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Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 04:44 PM UTC
Thanks Paul,Steven and Jesper, was a quick project required for our themed qroup build to be put on display for our big model event in sunny Brisbane this weekend, Q.M.H.E, by some shows not as big but I can tell you the standard is still high and always increasing and our Group "Queensland Figure Modellers Group" puts on a display of over 150 figures with nearly all only produced in this last year by some wonderful painters that some of you may be are of Like Phil Walden, Alan Mackie, Rob Wellington, Graham McNamara and we et visits from across the Ditchby Andy Cairns,John Belcher and Mike Butler
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Posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016 - 05:26 PM UTC
Hey Ian I was looking at last years display on Planet Figure forum and it was a great display.

Hope you have a great time bud

Paul.
fanai
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Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 06:28 AM UTC
Paul thanks, not bad for about 14 guys, only usually exhibit new stuff since last year, for myself have painted over 20 large pieces
PeeDee
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Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016 - 12:22 PM UTC
Please post the piccies whenever you can,
as much as we like to see individual pieces,
I lovee to see show displays.

Paul
fanai
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Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:16 AM UTC
Yes will try to remember camera
PeeDee
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Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:51 AM UTC
Lol .

It's not the priority when you pack for a show .

P
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Posted: Friday, August 19, 2016 - 02:09 AM UTC
Ian, great figure...wish I could paint one that well
fanai
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Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 04:47 PM UTC
Thank you Anthony, this figure is all because of my first going onto ARMOURAMA, Costas sent him to me over 10 years ago, had it in my stash and He was just crying out to be painted for our big show