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17 replies to this topic  – Started by michaelozzie , Jul 12 2011 12:05 PM

#1 michaelozzie

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Posted 12 July 2011 - 12:05 PM

Hi everyone. Ive been off the radar for a while now but I have some new work to show at last. After some major surgery on my leg ive been stuck in bed for a while so its given me some time to work on army. Its nearly complete just making some last touches and waiting on some more brickforge bayonets and woodys shakos from shapeways. Heres some Dutch Red lancers of the guard ive finnished.






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#2 Wardancer

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Posted 12 July 2011 - 12:35 PM

I love the horse blankets you made! Tey look very accurate.

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Posted 12 July 2011 - 04:49 PM

Wow, your figs are really fancy! There really detailed. Thanks for sharing.

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#4 J.L. Hornblower

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Posted 13 July 2011 - 12:47 PM

Hello michaelozzie ,

Can you contact me ?
Maybe we can work out something together ?

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Posted 13 July 2011 - 04:49 PM

View PostWardancer, on 12 July 2011 - 12:35 PM, said:

I love the horse blankets you made! Tey look very accurate.

I agree! Is there a template!
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Posted 13 July 2011 - 08:51 PM

I just love the colorful caps  :pir-wub: and the horse decoration!

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#7 michaelozzie

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Posted 13 July 2011 - 09:41 PM

View PostCaptain Green Hair, on 13 July 2011 - 04:49 PM, said:

I agree! Is there a template!
I will post a template on here tommorow for you Green Hair.

View PostBonaparte, on 13 July 2011 - 08:51 PM, said:

I just love the colorful caps  :pir-wub: and the horse decoration!

Hope everything if fine with your leg now.
Leg is getting much better thanks bonaparte
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#8 michaelozzie

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 11:59 AM

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Heres the template for the horse blanket. It needs to be printed at 5.5cm in length to fit corectly. I normaly resize the image in msword to do so and offcourse colours can be added via ms paint. Ive even added a leopardskin print to one for a trumpeter as seen below.

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The front pieces are cut separetly from the back and attach to the horse with just the top edge resting under the saddle. Ive found a vinyl sticker paper works very well for these and my figures decals. It provides a glossy finnish and better strength in a thinner paper.

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 12:16 PM

to be honest I had never heard of the 'Dutch Red lancers' before but after some googleing for comparison
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I think they really look great, indeed nice horse blanket, but I also like the roll behind the saddle
at first I was 'how did he do that?' but then I spotted a piece of string  :pir-sweet:

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 06:03 PM

The red Lancers are really cool.

Do you have some mor ephotos from this from other angles?

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Posted 14 July 2011 - 10:24 PM

What an AWESOME job you have done 'michaelozzie' in customising the troops and horses....a huge  :thumbup: ! :excited:
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Posted 15 July 2011 - 09:42 AM

View Postwoody64, on 14 July 2011 - 06:03 PM, said:

The red Lancers are really cool.

Do you have some mor ephotos from this from other angles?

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Not at the moment but I will take some new ones soon.

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What an AWESOME job you have done 'michaelozzie' in customising the troops and horses....a huge  :thumbup: ! :excited:
Brick On Customise On ! :grin:
Thanks mate. I see New Mannum is coming along nicely :thumbup:
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Posted 15 July 2011 - 10:25 PM

Wonderful figs Michaelozzie! Finally some more Dutch guys around! :pir_laugh2:
Those figures are really well done, the decals look splendid, and so are the hats. Very colourful!
The horse decal is just awesome, I have never seen it before and it looks so good! It adds a lot of detail.

Very well done, a great comeback after your surgery! :thumbup:

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Posted 22 July 2011 - 06:37 AM

Great job! The level of detail is just amazing!
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Posted 22 July 2011 - 06:17 PM

Wow these are great! I love the French army. Have you got any troops to fight them? Russians, Austrians, British etc?

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Posted 23 July 2011 - 10:36 AM

That's a fantastic job! All the datails are really stunning. I also build a napoleonic army (La grande armee), but I am using only lego and brickarms parts. It's a different strategy - of course I cannot gain that level of details you have. Have you considered to change the heads and hands collor profile from yellow to light flesh? Maybe your army would look even more realistic. But again, thank you for the great work and inspiration!

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Posted 24 July 2011 - 05:00 AM

View Postjackdaw, on 23 July 2011 - 10:36 AM, said:


Nice army. One question, what type of shako/helmet is this?
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Posted 24 July 2011 - 01:45 PM

View Postwoody64, on 24 July 2011 - 05:00 AM, said:

Nice army. One question, what type of shako/helmet is this?
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