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Ray Rolon Spiller19 Apr 2017 3:04 p.m. PST

I am looking for an 18th. century painter artiest figure in either 25 mm or 28 mm. I am sure the figure exists. I seen photographs of it. He is holding his brush and pallet standing in frock coat and buckle shoes. But, I just can't seem to discover who makes him.

If I can't find him, could anyone suggest an alternative figure.

dBerczerk19 Apr 2017 3:28 p.m. PST

Wargames Foundry did an artist figure several years back as a "special offer" limited edition. I do not believe it is currently in production.

saltflats1929 Supporting Member of TMP19 Apr 2017 6:43 p.m. PST

The figure you describe sounds like the Foundry one.
Maybe something usefull for you here?
link

Tom Molon Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 5:15 a.m. PST

Stokes Swartz had a figure on his Grand Duchy of Stollen blog that he converted from a standing duelist in shirtsleeves holding a pistol. He replaced the weapon with a brush, added an easel with canvas and some accents, and did a beautiful job. You may be able to get some inspiration there if you can't find the figure ready-made. Regards, Tom

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian20 Apr 2017 5:48 a.m. PST

I have two different such figures. However, after looking for them this morning neither willingly jumped into my open hands. I will look a bit more later today and if I find them I will let you know.

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian20 Apr 2017 8:49 a.m. PST

I found one. It does not meet your description. Sorry!

GurKhan20 Apr 2017 8:52 a.m. PST

You might be thinking of the guy shown on Foundry's site at link

They say that if you buy the Starter Paint Set, "We also include a free Kevin the Painter model to get you started"; but you may think £95.00 GBP a littlw costly if all you want is the figure!

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian20 Apr 2017 8:53 a.m. PST

Is this him?

link

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 8:53 a.m. PST

Definitely Wargames Foundry. I have one.
I did a brief search of their site but couldn't find a listing. There is however a Kevin Dalimore self portrait figure in the How to Paint section. You could always email for availability.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2017 8:54 a.m. PST

Wow. Three replies in a minute.

GiloUK20 Apr 2017 1:49 p.m. PST

Don't Eureka make a similar figure?

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