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Tamiya Panzer 4 with Riders and Tank commander. This is one of my favorite models that I have done of WWII Armor. The figures came out beautifully.
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david leigh-smith said on October 3, 2018
Fantastic figures as you say. This panzer is screaming out for a few trees and a little scenery…
It’s a great build, John. Well done.
John Richards said on October 3, 2018
Thanks David, I have done a two vignettes with tanks, but just bombed out buildings. Pine trees would be perfect for this build though.
Michel Verschuere said on October 3, 2018
A Belgian myself I very much appreciate this Ardennes setting, well done!
Thank you Michel, Ardennes was my favorite battle and time period of WWII models. I am into the King Tigers, later model Shermans, and etc.
Ardennes was just brutal, dark, cold, and terrible – a metaphor for the whole war.
That is true David. I never saw it that way before, but now that you say it, I can see. 🙂 The episodes of Band of Brothers when Easy Co are in Bastogne are my favorites.
Jeff Bailey said on October 3, 2018
Mine too, John!
Greg Kittinger said on October 3, 2018
Thanks Greg 🙂
Paul Mahoney said on October 3, 2018
GREAT work on the figures – love them. The wear on the helmets and the camo on the clothing is superbly done. Happy to hear any tips you have !! agree this would look fantastic on a little vignette with snow and pine trees.
For that realistic look on the clothes. I paint the camo or the uniform color all over as is, then go back and use washes to get the darks and shadows, then dry brush to get the lights. It took a bit of practice, but I think anyone can do it.
Robert Royes said on October 3, 2018
Terry Schuler said on October 3, 2018
John, Nice work, a very nice bit of wear and weathering. Well done !
Thanks Terry 🙂
VERY nice, John. The camo uniforms are outstanding as is all of the rest, especially ithe TC’s camo. (TC = Tank Commander if you didn’t know already)
Thanks Jeff that kind of camo is called splittermuster.
Craig Abrahamson said on October 3, 2018
Yeah…..what they said !! Stellar work indeed.
Mon Falcone said on October 3, 2018
Thanks Mon, my new friend 🙂
bob mack said on October 4, 2018
i was just reading about Bastogne…this is so nice
John Richards said on October 5, 2018
Thank you Bob 🙂
Gary Wiley said on October 4, 2018
So very nice on many levels. The kit is well done. The figures are excellent. It all goes together so well. You should be proud of that build John!
Thanks Gary 🙂
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