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Tango0129 Jan 2021 10:01 p.m. PST

Great painting job here…






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Extrabio1947 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2021 9:53 a.m. PST

More nice brushwork. The painting style is very reminiscent of "Rafa" Archiduque.

Tango0130 Jan 2021 11:57 a.m. PST

Glad you like them my good friend! (smile)


Berzerker7330 Jan 2021 12:21 p.m. PST

Excellent paint work and imo the Conquest Indians are the best.

Tango0131 Jan 2021 3:48 p.m. PST

Happy you like them too my friend!.


Disco Joe01 Feb 2021 8:17 p.m. PST

Nicely done.

historygamer02 Feb 2021 6:35 p.m. PST

So the painting is first class, but my preference would have been to add warpaint.

My general comment on Indian figures – why do sculptors insist on making them look like life long members of Gold's Gym?

Virginia Tory03 Feb 2021 12:24 p.m. PST

Magwa understand Bowflex very well.

historygamer04 Feb 2021 6:28 a.m. PST

Hahahahaha! I was going to say, Magua understand steroids very well. LoL

Virginia Tory04 Feb 2021 7:19 a.m. PST

They are nice looking figures, I agree.

marco56 Supporting Member of TMP04 Feb 2021 7:20 a.m. PST

I was reading about the Black Hawk War and it said that the white men were jealous because the indians were more muscular and was afraid their women might be attracted to them.True or not I don't know but the indian boys grew up hunting ,fishing basically doing outdoor activities that would develop their bodies.

historygamer04 Feb 2021 8:00 a.m. PST

Agreed that they would have been in pretty good shape, but not along the lines of Conan the Barbarian. They were not lifting weights to bulk up.

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