Tuesday, February 18, 2014

From EdwinK: 28mm Pinkertons (15 points)


From Edwin:
For my latest submission I have three 28mm figures from Artizan Design - their 'Pinkerton Detective I'. These are the first Old West figures I've painted and (like all Artizan's) proved to be a joy to work on - in contrast to some others, which I'll address in another submission.
I went with the classic bluff duster coat look - it's hard to imagine that these figures were supposed to be done any other way.  That being said, I was tempted to convert the guy with the glasses into Prof Calculus for my Tin-Tin league!  Another time... 


I see the dude in the blue suit as The Boss - it seems to me he could be quite at home as a rancher, saloon-owner or hired gun.  The other two certainly have a professional killer vibe about them.
These are excellent Pinkertons Edwin. I quite like the Boss man with the gold signet ring - he just needs a red carnation to complete the picture. (The fellow in the glasses would indeed make a great basis for a Professor Calculus. I'd like to see him with that unruly ruff of hair around his head!)

These three fellows from The Agency will give Edwin 15 points. Great job.

9 comments:

  1. I painted these same figures last year, they are as you say, a joy to paint. Nicely done.

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  2. Top job Edwin. They are indeed lovely figures to work on, the Artizan old west range is full of good ones.

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  3. Nice, the cowboy vibe is taking hold everywhere

    Ian

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  4. Nice one Edwin. The fence is rather cool too.

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  5. Thank you everybody!

    Millsy - hang around, you'll be seeing more of that fence! Thanks though, it's just lolly-sticks and bamboo skewers.

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