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Greek Freedom Fighter 1821 - Convertion
Major_Goose
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Kikladhes, Greece / Ελλάδα
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 10:00 AM UTC
Well , since sculpting is now part of my life , i really have to be serious about it .


This is the new figure of HF member Babis Stathis aka "aiantas ". Its a Greek Kleftarmatolos from 1821 rebellion against the turks.

So this is the master of the original kit, and thats the way it is released from Athens Miniatures , in shops (started on 19 of May to be released). I have indicated all the points i converted so you can watch more easier



As i had an evaluation copy , 2 weeks earlier , i thought that it would be pretty nice to perform a convertion, to give some more movement and action to the figure.

So you have just seen the points i touched on the indicated picture. See the finished product.



























Thanks guys
Tarok
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 10:27 AM UTC
Nice conversion


Quoted Text

As i had an evaluation copy , 2 weeks earlier



I look forward to your review
Major_Goose
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 11:31 AM UTC
well the precasting copy was a test one, with minor things to correct . The review will be on the commercial sample.
Tarok
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 12:04 PM UTC

Quoted Text

well the precasting copy was a test one, with minor things to correct . The review will be on the commercial sample.



Looking forward to it
dimgall
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Attica, Greece / Ελλάδα
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 12:47 PM UTC
incredible work my friend on a very good piece!!! you are a natural talent for conversions!!!
Major_Goose
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 12:55 PM UTC
Thanks a lot my friend . I am thinking of performing a convertion of a bear to a centaur !!!!!!!
MarkusE
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Bayern, Germany
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 01:18 PM UTC
Hello Costas,

so the sculpting virus got you finally too !!!!

Very good conversion my friend !!! It was a pleasure to be able to have more than just one eye on this figure last weekend.

Take care my dear friend,
Markus

Major_Goose
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 04:15 PM UTC
Dear Markus it was really good to have you in Athens . it really was. Keep Safe my friend and thanks for your suopprt
1969
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 - 04:43 PM UTC
Nice work on the conversion Costas,i think its nice to add a bit of your own work to a figure to make it more unique.

Steve
Neill
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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - 09:45 AM UTC
Awesome work my friend!!!

I have many sketches of Greek Freedom fighters, but have never given it a try. You work is inspiring. Great anatomy and very natural pose. And you know my personal love of great detail... sincerely this in one of the best I have seen in a long time.

not sure how to say it in Greek, but it hink it is έξοχος - excellent!

John
violentg
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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - 02:59 PM UTC
Hello brother,

Great conversion but superb painting as well. I think you have improved an already excellent figure.

Keep up the great work,

Gino
Tarok
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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2007 - 07:21 PM UTC
Hi again bro,

Looking at your figure again, I get more and more convinced that - as i said to you via email yesterday - I like your version much more than the original - with all due and greatest respect to the sculptor

Rudi
Major_Goose
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Posted: Friday, May 25, 2007 - 01:04 PM UTC
Thanks a lot guys. Ypour comments honor me indeed, and i am willing to try more things in the area ............. thanks