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Thursday, January 2, 2014
42mm Samurai: Monk
First, I swapped in the head from the monk archer figure. Then I added a sash using green stuff. To give the illusion of a robe, instead of sculpting the entire robe over the figure, I simply added the two bottom flaps tucked under the obi/belt, and painted the flaps and the kimono top the same color (yellow.) The naginata was hammered from brass rod as usual, with the hand guard made from a little cured circle of green stuff.
I'd like to add a couple more monks, though, I'm not quite sure how I'll go about it. I'll probably use another multipart figure, but I'll look through Steve's catalogue to see what other monk-ish conversions are awaiting as my confidence with green stuff grows. I could do almost the exact conversion to Steve's peasant figures as I did with this figure, but I'd need to get some more archers from which to swap the heads. In any case, that's a project for later; I have a couple more rockets on their way!
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Great paint and colors !ReplyDelete
I love your yellows!ReplyDelete
Yeah- those are my favorite yellows ever; it's the Foundry Yellow Ochre triad.ReplyDelete
Very nice paintjob and colors!ReplyDelete
Really nice work; kudos. :)ReplyDelete