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John Ballard13/01/2018 13:48:35
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Jim Thanks for looking in and glad the wip shots are of interest.

Steve You're very kind thanks

Gibson now has his shirt and jacket on, and I have started his boots. I hate doing boots and still more to do.

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Also need to add a turn up on his pants, then make a start on his arms.


Peter Day 113/01/2018 13:58:30
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Fantastic work John. Has all of the character that makes this another signature piece.


John Race13/01/2018 14:35:04
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I agree with Peters thoughts entirely.

You do have a great skill , to watch it grow from a wire armature to a fully painted sculpt is marvelous.


John Ballard15/01/2018 01:44:15
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Peter and John Many thanks chaps your encouragement helps a lot.

Guy Gibson is now almost done. I just have a little clean up, some stripes on his right shoulder tab and a button to add. I have sculpted his right hand attached to the dog. I will only make this joint to his arm after the major painting is done..

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Badges and small decorations are done in green stuff since this is very firm and holds small detail very well.

Next will be on to Mr Wallace.


Andrew Belsey 215/01/2018 10:56:30
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Looking great John! So good to have you back!

Andy B

Peter Gillson15/01/2018 18:55:47
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A very nice casual/relaxed pose.


Scottie15/01/2018 19:04:15
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​Looking very good you make this sculpting malarkey look easy.


John Ballard16/01/2018 21:36:00
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Andrew Thanks very much and congrasts on the success of your WW1 stuff. Richly deserved.

Thanks Peter

Scottie Not as easy as you make the dio building malarkey look.

So it was time for Mr Wallace to make an appearance. Still looking a little emaciated but slowly putting on weight. Face is a little rough, (that is definitely not up to Peter D's requirements) but there is a bit of a likeness so I am not too unhappy with it.

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John Race17/01/2018 00:07:55
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I enjoy watching the " meat " being added , seeing the stages makes it all more the better .thumbs up


SimonT17/01/2018 02:33:40
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You're cracking on with this at a fair old rate John thumbs up


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