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Historical Miniatures: World War I
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Schnauzer
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Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 06:44 PM UTC
This is a 1/16th mostly scratch built model of an Australian infantryman saying goodbye to a fallen comrade. It was inspired by e-mail conversations with Tony Dawe, a medal-winning Australian painter, whose relatives fought in Gallipoli and on the Western Front during WW1. Tony painted the model both with attention to historical accuracy and detail and a marvelous eye for color and took all the photos.

Hope you like it!

All the best,
Dan






Deki1973
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Posted: Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:25 PM UTC
Really amazing.
Expression of sorrow on the face of living soldier is really lifelike.I like a dead one too.
Great copmposition and painting
Schnauzer
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Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 01:21 AM UTC
Many thanks!

All the best,
Dan
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Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 11:16 AM UTC
Looks pretty amazing. Thanks for sharing.
Schnauzer
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Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 02:56 PM UTC
Thanks for your kind comments!

All the best,
Dan