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PostSubject: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeThu 5 Feb 2015 - 20:50

Hey everyone, this is my first attempt at green stuffing anything more adventurous than a mustache or pair of sideburns (be gentle!)
Eventually it's either going to be a Marienburg mercenary captain or witch hunter captain.

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Hope y'all enjoy it!
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeThu 5 Feb 2015 - 22:34

The future Captain of Whatever is an EXCELLENT start. I like the way his coat tails flare out...nice touch. Keep up the GOOD WORK!   thumbsup
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeFri 6 Feb 2015 - 0:00

Looks good, Cadian as the base?
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeFri 6 Feb 2015 - 8:49

Yep, cadian body and legs as the base.
Thanks for the kind words Deafnala, like I say its the first proper thing I've done with green stuff so I wasn't too sure how it would turn out.
I think I've decided to make him a witch hunter captain, put lifts on his shoes to make him more imposing and put loads of tat (books, ropes etc) around his belt so he's ready for anything!
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeFri 6 Feb 2015 - 23:58

so far so good, looks very promising to me, better pics would be nice, lets see some more! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeSat 7 Feb 2015 - 13:46

Right after a bit of a shouting match with the green stuff, back with a little more progress and possibly a change of plan. I think since nothing screams witch hunter about him and due to the coat theres not much room to put loads of tat round his waist, he's going to be a mercenary captain/champion.

Anyway here he is (I'm hoping that paint will cover the fingerprints in the green stuff)
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He looked a bit fat round the neck so I tried to turn it into a fur ruff of sorts.
Again be kind but any advice is welcome Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeSat 7 Feb 2015 - 20:13

For the first attempt in green stuff it looks realya good. To get rid of the fingerprints you could use fine sandpaper.
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeSat 7 Feb 2015 - 20:29

I like the fur-ruffed coat. In my limited green stuff experience I smooth finger prints with a little water and lightly rubbing it with my finger, using a smooth tool in tight spots.
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeSat 7 Feb 2015 - 21:38

When I first got started in War Gaming, a lack of actual 18th century miniatures forced us into converting more modern Britains Ltd figures. Whenever I see one of the Cadians or such being used as a Mordheim conversion, I remember what a pain it was trying to make a tunic uniform coat look like a vest under a turned back coat. GOOD LUCK with it!   What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeSun 8 Feb 2015 - 2:25

Nice work! I like the fur on the shoulders! Mabye you could go over the green stuff with the back of a brush to get rid of the fingerprints? Just be sure to do it gentle with small circular movements so that you don't reshape it by mistake!
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PostSubject: Re: First attempt at proper green stuffery!   First attempt at proper green stuffery! Icon_minitimeSun 8 Feb 2015 - 11:35

jap, nice fur effect, you´re heading in the right direction, thumbs up!

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