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Official Sniper Build Campaign
paulie100
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Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 04:37 AM UTC
Unfortunately I'm too late to the game on this one... but I've just sculpted 2 x modern day snipers...…..
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MODELGEEK
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Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 05:42 AM UTC

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Unfortunately I'm too late to the game on this one... but I've just sculpted 2 x modern day snipers...…..
Paul at Red Zebra Models



you're not to late at all, there is still time to sign up and participate as the campaign doesn't end until September.
paulie100
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Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 06:12 PM UTC
Thanks David,
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Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 12:22 AM UTC

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Looks nice Andras!


Regards!



And you say nice work... I honestly almost did not post mine thinking why bother putting it next to yours. The painting is just incredible. I really can't express how good the flesh tones and the clothes look.

I would like to ask for a tutorial, should you have the time...
Venko555
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Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 12:37 AM UTC

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Looks nice Andras!


Regards!



And you say nice work... I honestly almost did not post mine thinking why bother putting it next to yours. The painting is just incredible. I really can't express how good the flesh tones and the clothes look.

I would like to ask for a tutorial, should you have the time...



There's always room to improve for all of us, better to show your work and discuss constructively, rather than nothing
Tutorial will be with the next SF figure on my channel
I decided to add some tattoos, as suggested by several guys on the forum, with grey paint:





Cheers!



Venko555
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Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 10:34 PM UTC
I'm considering this finished







Cheers!
paulie100
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Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 01:04 AM UTC
very impressive...… :-)
Removed by original poster on 01/05/19 - 20:17:50 (GMT).
aralviar
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Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 06:35 PM UTC
Wow! I cant believe you paint those lovely details in 1/35. I love the whole, especially the scarf, how you paint its checkered design....love it!
Trisaw
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Posted: Saturday, January 05, 2019 - 05:15 AM UTC

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Wow! I cant believe you paint those lovely details in 1/35. I love the whole, especially the scarf, how you paint its checkered design....love it!



Using a felt pen is the best method to draw in the lines on the scarf.

Excellent work on that Evolutions Miniature sniper---it looks superb!
Venko555
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Posted: Saturday, January 05, 2019 - 05:34 AM UTC
Thanks, I'm glad you like it!

The scarf I painted with sable brush "0" size, but with pen is possible also if you are not comfortable with the brush

Regards!
zontar
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Posted: Sunday, January 06, 2019 - 12:20 PM UTC
Super Impressive Venelin! Congratulations on finishing.

Happy Modeling,
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Trisaw
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Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 04:32 AM UTC
After some thought, I decided to do something simple and convert Love Love Garden's 1/20 Incien-Keeper into a sniper by the simple removal of the kit's existing weapon and adding some sort of sniper rifle.

Here's the figure kit's parts and I hope to start construction soon (with some sort of scenery base, not included). Click on the image for larger photo.

Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 05:44 PM UTC
Made a start on mine. Since I have to figures with the same arms and torso, and I am a bit sick of all my large US figures being in the same uniform and camo style, I have made a small modification to the bust figure, as that means I don't have to try and mess with trouser pockets.



Carved filed and sanded the sleeve pockets off, fixed the seams as best I could, and replaced with ACU style pockets using epoxy putty. The velcro texture was replicated using a wire brush, just need to clean up the shape and size a bit. Will probably attempt the OCP pattern camouflage.

Though looking at it again I think I got the pockets angled the worng way.
deerstalker36
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Posted: Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 04:54 PM UTC
I'm calling this done




Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 12:20 PM UTC
Painting is under way on my sniper bust. Head is pretty much complete, though I have slightly changed the skin tone since these photos.




Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:33 AM UTC
Made an attempt at painting multicam, didn't quite get it right. But at least it's a change from the usual 3 colour desert cam most of my other large scale stuff is.


Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:42 PM UTC
Finished. Added a base from some jarrah I had lying around.















deerstalker36
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Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 01:46 AM UTC
nice work Iain
Neo
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Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 03:56 PM UTC
I've got this in the stash so I'm using a figure or two from it.



Might be a scene from AStan or Bosnia maybe Chechnya...
Doing some research now to decide on uniform colors.
Pave-Hawk
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Posted: Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:51 PM UTC
Thanks Colin
Neo
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Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 03:00 AM UTC
Lot of great stuff here already - gotta get my butt in gear...

Pulled the figures out of the box. Happily surprised.
Very high quality molding. Crisp, almost zero flash.
I did not realize ICM figures were that good.






Apparently I've had these for few years.
About 18-19ish...

Trisaw
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Posted: Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:18 PM UTC

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After some thought, I decided to do something simple and convert Love Love Garden's 1/20 Incien-Keeper into a sniper by the simple removal of the kit's existing weapon and adding some sort of sniper rifle.

Here's the figure kit's parts and I hope to start construction soon (with some sort of scenery base, not included). Click on the image for larger photo.




Sorry, everybody, I won't be pursuing this Campaign anymore and withdrew. Have fun :-)!