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Cesar Paz16 Dec 2017 2:22 p.m. PST
nnascati Supporting Member of TMP16 Dec 2017 2:25 p.m. PST

Literally homemade? They are beautiful.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP16 Dec 2017 2:37 p.m. PST

I agree. Very nicely done.

Cesar Paz16 Dec 2017 2:42 p.m. PST

Absolutely! I have sculpted the originals with FIMO, then made RTV molds of them, dropcasted, assembled (in the case of cavalry figures) and painted every piece of this two small armies.


Kropotkin30316 Dec 2017 3:07 p.m. PST

Absolutely fantastic. I'm a fan of drop-casting. Your figures are perfect. Great animation on the horses. Bravo.

bobspruster16 Dec 2017 4:37 p.m. PST


Personal logo War Artisan Sponsoring Member of TMP16 Dec 2017 4:59 p.m. PST

Lovely work! Simple, yes, but very effective. I'd be proud to own an army like that.

Markconz16 Dec 2017 5:34 p.m. PST

They look great :)

FusilierDan16 Dec 2017 8:41 p.m. PST

Very nice!

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP16 Dec 2017 10:48 p.m. PST

Good anatomy on the horses. For some reason horses are hard to sculpt correctly. Very nicely done.


von Winterfeldt16 Dec 2017 11:29 p.m. PST

I agree lovely figures and excellent horses

Personal logo Yellow Admiral Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 1:56 a.m. PST

You should be proud. Your figures leave out a lot of the hyperdetailing that's become expected and commonplace in our hobby, but your poses and animation are spot-on, and your proportions are are actually better than many of the professionally sculpted dwarves on the market. Individual figures may be less breathtaking than many current purchased figures, but the results in large formations are delightful.

It's projects like this that impress me most in this hobby. This is scratch-building taken to it's furthest extent. How can this hobby ever die if craftsmen make miniature militaria using nothing more than commonplace materials, sweat and inspiration?

Please post more photos as you make progress.

- Ix

Personal logo Artilleryman Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 2:58 a.m. PST

Quite inspiring. Their very simplicity is very attractive.

foxweasel17 Dec 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

They are lovely, you should be proud of your work. They remind me of the boys from Pippin Fort. Thanks for showing them.

paxx8817 Dec 2017 3:25 a.m. PST

Beautiful figures, I would love to own an army of these miniatures. You are a very talented indidivdual & I agree your horse sculpts are superb.

korsun0 Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 3:30 a.m. PST

I can do nothing but add my wholehearted agreement to the comments above. Fantastic.

pbishop1217 Dec 2017 3:55 a.m. PST

I'd buy some…. nice

rustymusket Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 5:33 a.m. PST

They are elegant. Thanks for sharing.

23rdFusilier17 Dec 2017 5:40 a.m. PST


coopman Supporting Member of TMP17 Dec 2017 5:56 a.m. PST

Very nice!

paul liddle17 Dec 2017 7:00 a.m. PST

Brilliant work Cesar, you are a very talented man. Thanks for showing them to us.

jambo117 Dec 2017 9:34 a.m. PST

Great stuff, lovely to see your work, hope we see more. Superb!!!

daler240D17 Dec 2017 10:30 a.m. PST

really good.

grahambeyrout17 Dec 2017 12:11 p.m. PST

Absolutely brilliant. Love the simple lines

arthur181517 Dec 2017 1:52 p.m. PST

Very attractive figures with good proportions and ideal for painting in different colours for ImagiNations armies.
You have a great talent!

138SquadronRAF17 Dec 2017 3:40 p.m. PST

Very well done sir! Superb.

Cacique Caribe18 Dec 2017 1:22 a.m. PST

I'm stunned!


cavalry4718 Dec 2017 1:42 p.m. PST

very elegant almost art deco

JimDuncanUK18 Dec 2017 2:05 p.m. PST

Needs a FB account which I don't want so can't view these pictures.

Cesar Paz18 Dec 2017 4:03 p.m. PST

I really appreciate your kind and encouraging comments. Thank you very much to all of you.
JimDuncanUK: I created a Flickr album of this project in order you can see the pictures. Here is the link:
You can also see pictures of other of my projects here:


JimDuncanUK19 Dec 2017 11:26 a.m. PST

Fantastic work Cesar and thanks for the Flickr access.

More power to your elbow.

DHautpol20 Dec 2017 8:32 a.m. PST

Quite astonishing, beautiful in their simplicity.

Pauls Bods24 Dec 2017 4:25 a.m. PST

Absolutely stunning!!! Are the guns homemade as well?

Cesar Paz28 Dec 2017 4:53 a.m. PST

Thanks again for your comments and interest.

Yes, guns are also homemade:

I modeled each carriage individually with balsa wood, card and aluminium wire.

For tubes and wheels, I sculpted the masters, made moulds, and casted the pieces using a twoo part epoxi putty.

Clays Russians01 Jan 2018 8:12 p.m. PST

You should market these, they are charming

Sir Able Brush02 Jan 2018 10:07 a.m. PST

Wonderful work

Bandolier02 Jan 2018 6:52 p.m. PST

They look excellent.
Keeping the proportions realistic and using subtle detail is a clever way to create elegant and classic wargame figures.

Tyler32620 Jan 2018 7:22 a.m. PST

Have you thought about making these available to other gamers/ collectors? I am sure you would get s great response. These are great looking figs and I second the horses. They are spot on .

hyena12311 Sep 2019 8:39 a.m. PST

Very impressive figures, will have to try it out myself.
There are quite a few types of FIMO, what one do you use for your figures ?

14Bore11 Sep 2019 2:12 p.m. PST

Great job

Hal Thinglum Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2019 5:32 a.m. PST

I am extremely impressed with your amazing work. Would love to see more. Congratulations! Hal

Hal Thinglum Supporting Member of TMP14 Sep 2019 5:37 a.m. PST

I also love the simple basing without any extras. Good work. They look wonderful.

Cesar Paz02 Oct 2019 7:33 a.m. PST

hyena123: I use FIMO soft. I created a photo album with the step-by-step modeling sequence of some simple 30mm medieval figures. If you are interested, you could find it here: link

Sebastian Palmer05 Oct 2019 5:21 p.m. PST

Wow! Really cool project. Great looking figures, with a unique look/style. Very inspiring. Thanks for sharing

hyena12308 Oct 2019 3:45 a.m. PST

Thanks for the 'step by step' link Cesar, look forward to any new figures you do.

Dark Fable08 Oct 2019 5:42 a.m. PST

Wow! Fantastic job they look great!

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