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@dpowell David Powell

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Figure painter living in the Los Angeles area

Who needs decals? Painting on a design freehand

So this isn't a finished piece yet, but I wanted to share my approach to painting on designs. Hopefully it's still okay to post here (if not, feel free to remove and I can repost in another part of the site). This figures is a 1/35 scale Knigh[...]

Thank you, iModeler – July Award

I'm a little late in posting this, as the kit arrived last month, but I wanted to thank iModeler for the wonderful kit and having my work as July's Best in Show. I thought I'd do a quick review of the kit too. The figure is a pirate captain fr[...]

Empress’ Dragoons Officer (1/35 scale)

Here's another project I finished not too long ago that I wanted to share with you all. It's a 1/35 (54mm) Napoleonic figure from Pegaso, an Officer from the Empress' Dragoons. I experimented with a couple different effects on this piece. The[...]

1/20 Heian Period Samurai Archer

Hello, everyone! It's been a while since I've posted, but I wanted to share this figure which I finished not too long ago. The kit is from Pegaso models and was painted by hand using acrylics. All of the design work on his armor and clothing [...]

1/35 Scale Figure Collection

Here are some of my most recent figure projects. The first one is my favorite, a 54mm (1/35 scale) Knight of the Holy Sepulchre from Pegaso Models. I've been working on this project off and on since 2013. White and black are tough colors to w[...]

Thank you, imodeler! November prize arrived last week.

I wanted to say a big thank you to the folks at imodeler! The prizes from the November contest arrived just a few days ago. They were a beautiful 75mm figure from Pegaso of a Captain ADC to Marshal Suchet 1811 and a wood figure base from Andre[...]

1/24 Officer of the Guide – Egypt 1798

Here's my latest figure, a 75mm Napoleonic from Pegaso Models painted in acrylics. The timing worked out great as he's all decked out in Christmas colors! I've been working on a lot of 1/35 (54mm) figures recently and wanted to move up to a sl[...]

1/35 Scale Historical Figures

Here is a collection of my most recent historical figures. They are all 54mm (roughly 1/35 scale). The figures are a French Dragoon, Greek Hoplite, mounted Polish Lancer, and an Officer of the Navy Guard from the Kingdom of Naples. Aside from[...]