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Stew art Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2017 8:58 p.m. PST

Hello! I've completed my second ship, my first French.

came out rather well I think!

More pics and other AoS ramblings over on the blog. Come over and take a peek why not?


Sobieski18 Sep 2017 2:42 a.m. PST

Looks spiffin'.

ModelJShip18 Sep 2017 5:56 a.m. PST


Lord Ashram18 Sep 2017 6:10 a.m. PST

Looks great. Would love to do a bunch of those for my dad… but that rigging and all looks overwhelming:(

KniazSuvorov18 Sep 2017 6:11 a.m. PST

Looks better than my 2nd boat! Really nice work. Are you using paintbrush bristles for the standing rigging?

The ensign and pendant ought to be blowing out to starboard, though, given your wind direction. (Always nitpicking!)

For some extra detailing, Julián has an article somewhere on how to make 1/1200 anchors out of office staples and Langton ratline sprues. They're easy to make and look great.

SgtPrylo18 Sep 2017 6:31 a.m. PST


138SquadronRAF18 Sep 2017 10:33 a.m. PST

Well done, that looks really good. Second ship? You sir have real talent!

devsdoc18 Sep 2017 11:43 a.m. PST

love both ships, Can't wait to see 2 "Fleets". Nice work
Be safe

Stew art Supporting Member of TMP18 Sep 2017 3:29 p.m. PST

thanks for comments and encouragement!

oh man, the flag is the wrong way?? no big. I'm sure it'll pop off eventually and I'll fix it then. : )

for the rigging, Not paint brush bristles, but black thread soaked with glue, as outlined in War Artizan's rigging tutorial.

Anchors? that would be cool. I never thought of anchors.

the ships are fun to make actually, and really look nice.
for anyone feeling hesitant, I guarantee that if i can get a ship too look decent, then you can too.

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