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One present done, on to the next. Originally, this one should have been done for Christmas as well, but time was just too short...
I paint miniatures during my lunchbreaks. More than once, my boss entered my office while I was painting and always looked very interested at what I was doing, while stating that he could never paint such small details and would not have the patience for such a hobby. Also more than once he said, that at some point in time I have to paint him a miniature too.
That point in time is now :-)
While I cannot do Christmas any more, his birthday is in January, this I should be able to make.
The miniature(s) I choose are linked to his ancestry, which includes smiths from eastern Europe, these were called Kalweit in certain areas.
I ordered a pack of smiths from Foundry, and by chance came across some Russians from the Seven Years War with a suitable pose and horse - I am not sure whether the Seven Years War affected any of my boss' ancestors, but that is an uncertainty I am willing to take for artistic reasons :-)
The models are cleared of flash, some minor filling/resculpting done, and are ready to be base coated.
Published 2015-12-27 11:15:01
28mm | Diorama | Foundry Miniatures | Present
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