Saturday, 16 February 2013

He fell on his sword

A mini dio for a comp titel, "Russian Hero" in Honour of the genius sculptor, Alex and was held  at Valdemars Forum.
Rules were;
"to make a diorama which shows a medieval Russian knight as a hero, at least one Valdemar bod"
I haven´t got that many russian knights and I know of no medieval heroes, the only one I could find was Alexander Nevsky :-X Anyway,,,he´s also called Alex so it counts :-D
Also...I didn´t have enough time to create a proper "historically correct" basing..so the sandy ground was used.

Why "He fell on his sword" ? Because he (the horse)  has .........
A couple more pics

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24 comments:

  1. Great! Very inspiring, in fact I was myself thinking about making an "east vs west" vignette, but I've just too many projects at the moment...

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  2. Those Valdemar figures made by Alex are always a lust for my eye...
    Like it a lot, must have been fun to paint!

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  3. Hacken bis es geht nicht mehr...

    Great composition and weathering here Paul!

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  4. It has probably happened more than once in the old days when men went out to kill each other.

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  5. Wonderful diorama, great work!
    Phil.

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  6. Nice little dio.
    I have always loved this painting:
    http://museumstock.com/items/4510
    Your knights could definitely fit in there :D

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  7. Very cool diorama, Paul. Best, Dean

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  8. Very nicely done. I'd love to see it when the base has been done as well though.

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  9. Wonderful vignette and lovely painted figs.

    Regards
    Bruno

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  10. A good idea Paul, well executed!

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  11. Really like this one. Great work Paul!

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  12. Fantastic work as always Paul

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  13. Very nice Paul. Love the heraldry on the German's shield, but I don't think it's going to save him!

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  14. A lovely little vignette for your collection.
    Cheers,
    Pat.

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  15. Great Fight scene, love that kind of stuff.

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  16. Nice diorama.

    Regards

    Hobbyworker.

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  17. Nice little piece. Love the shield work.

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  18. Great little dio! Nice details and well posed.

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