Montag, 23. Dezember 2013

Cross of Iron 'Hauptmann Stransky' - 1st Painting Challenge Entry

Well after more than 24 hours have expired I now can show you the first figure I painted for the Painting Challenge and thereby bring back a bit of life into this very blog.

I'm starting into the challenge with my entry fee figure. Seemingly opposed to all others I didn't go for the Wild West theme but decided (after Curt pointed out to me the film is from Peckinpah also) to do 'Hauptmann Stransky' from Cross of Iron. 







It's a miniature from Artizan Designs I deemed appropriate for the job. Originally the figure had a Iron Cross around his neck but to stay with the film I decided to remove it. As for the basing I imagined him in some trench or command post.

I really enjoyed painting the figure, as I do with most Artizan figures. In fact, as I he's due to departure to Canada, I'm planning to do a second miniature for my own use too.

Thanks for viewing and hope you enjoyed!

Kommentare:

  1. He looks great Nick and I'm sure Curt is going to be very pleased to own him!

    Christopher

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  2. Very good paint work!

    Merry christmas !!!

    Best regards Michael

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  3. Nick this is an absolute belter of a figure.
    Have a very Merry Christmas, I look forward to seeing more of your work
    regards
    Loki

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  4. Great figure...hope you have an excellent Christmas :)

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  5. Bravo, he truly looks the part! And the basing is wonderful. Cross of Iron is one of my favorite WW II fiction books and a pretty decent movie.

    Merry Christmas!

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