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Wehrwolfe206 Apr 2016 1:46 a.m. PST

Here the horse

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Here the full blog

athenenoctuaminis.blogspot.it

Thank you

Brian Smaller06 Apr 2016 1:56 a.m. PST

A very nice horse miniature. Very realistic.

Personal logo Condotta Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2016 4:54 a.m. PST

Beautiful creation. Your sculpt would be a joy to paint, particularly if the rider matched the quality of the mount.

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP06 Apr 2016 7:20 a.m. PST

Work of art!

wrgmr106 Apr 2016 10:13 a.m. PST

Nice work!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2016 1:53 a.m. PST

I do hope this proves a commercial success and we see him appear in the best known ranges. There are enough heroic posed horses, galloping around.

Walking is welcome for parade dress or even 90% of a "charge"!. Frankly, standing still might be even better. Perry, for example, do the standing cuirassiers' and standing French Light Cavalry horses………very very welcome……….but that is it, beyond some officer steeds!

yumyum07 Apr 2016 7:12 a.m. PST

That is a very roman nose horse, nice job :)

GhostofRebeccaBlack07 Apr 2016 12:00 p.m. PST

Very nice horse, seems very realistic to me(though I don't know much about their physiology).

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP07 Apr 2016 12:39 p.m. PST

The anatomy is more what can let them down, though, if we are talking physiology, one does see some very strange poses too, I must admit. Some strange leg flexions and galloping horses do not usually have as many legs on the ground as is a must for modellers, requiring some stability and resilience.

They can be a bit puny (horse, not modellers), they can be a bit slender, with spindly legs and they can be curiously massive in front and tiny behind (still, horses, not…….). For each a different manufacturer comes to mind.

The Roman nose is certainly seen in horses…….this horse is proportionally nicely done. Not 100% convinced by posing of rear legs, but I am being over-critical. Pulling a cannon or caisson out of Wavre to Plancenoit mud, perfect. Very nice work

Wehrwolfe208 Apr 2016 3:07 a.m. PST

Well, horses are the hardest thing to understand in the world, after women.

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