Saturday, February 11, 2012

The work bench this week


 This week i decided to do a few of my western figures most of them are Dixon miniatures but a few are foundry I enjoy painting these guys and am considering buying my new ACW armies from Dixon i really like the facial detail.
All of the figures below still need work done on them but they are coming along well, The WW2 american infantry i started last night for a change and there is a lot to still done
 As you can see some of the faces have there second coat but most don't, all the hair is at stage one and i must do some boats







 And still there were more like always i always buy to much but i can't help myself I've started the horses and of course some of the indians which i looked at a few weeks back, there are more indian horse somewhere, I'm looking forward to starting a few Mexicans at some stage


12 comments:

  1. Some great looking cowboys there pardner! :)

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  2. Yee-haaaa!!! Great looking figures!

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  3. That's some great looking work!

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  4. Nice work on those Westerns - they have a lot of character! Best, Dean

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  5. You really should be called The Machine, how many hours a week do you manage? Not that these guys are knocked out, your skills and speed are both high. I feel a little Kermit!!!!

    Ian

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  6. Very nice; the Dixons cowboys have bags of character! Simon

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  7. I try to inspire people with what i do not Kermit them !!!! what ever that means. I paint for 30min every lunchtime at work and for an hour or two at least twice a week sometimes a lot more depending on the wife and family. It all comes down to the fact that for at least three years now i have been painting 28mm figures for commission every week it just makes you have to get better and faster.

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    1. Your work is certainly inspirational and I suppose if you give a regular time allocation you have everything to hand; you are of course absolutely right, the more you practice the better you get, I just wish I had more time to practice! Keep them coming,

      All the very best,

      Michael

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  8. Just stumbled onto your blog. Like these minis and your brushwork is top notch.

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  9. Excellent job on those. I have some of those Dixon Cowboys, but mine will never look this good, and yours aren't even finished, yet.

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