Tuesday, 30 December 2008

New Years Eve Soccer!

Hi There!

While at the fair in Rheinberg, Benno de Groot made a simple conversion of a HäT handgrenade thrower into a WW1 Soccer playing soldier. These were used as an incentive to get the troops over the top in high spirits...
Anyway we made a sort of a challenge out of it ans here's my version:

What you cannot see from this angle is that I cut loose the foot with the ball (head of a pin) from the base and it is actually elevated as if he's kicking it.
Now at the moment I am also painting some Napoleonic Italian troops as part of a commission and here's a WIP shoot of them as well:

More news will follow in next year! Have a Happy New Year!

Listening to: "Toxicity" by System of a Down

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