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Pocho Azul25 Jan 2021 5:49 p.m. PST

Some more pictures of the same three figures Link

I am struggling a bit with these guys, and their pals (there are 19 of them). Their multiple layers of equipment straps (tan leather satchel and canteen over black webbing) are pretty fiddly, and their gear/uniform layout doesn't exactly match my references. Finally, the way I painted my last set of individual figures ( link ) hasn't scaled well to a large group. Paint and learn, I guess.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2021 9:47 a.m. PST

Nice work.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2021 10:06 a.m. PST

"Major" Charlton would have been proud of them.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP26 Jan 2021 10:24 a.m. PST

Nice work!

JimDuncanUK27 Jan 2021 1:12 p.m. PST

Pretty smart.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Jan 2021 1:34 p.m. PST

Those are really good. Whatever you're doing, straps over straps over shirts over shirts looks good.

Pocho Azul27 Jan 2021 2:40 p.m. PST

Thanks! I just tried to paint in the "lines", which is a little more challenging than it used to be.

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