Izmir, Turkey / Türkçe
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 08:41 PM GMT+7
101st Airborne diorama from Siege of Bastogne,1944 by Giang Xuan Le. Link to Item
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Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 10:29 PM GMT+7
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 12:41 AM GMT+7
Very impressive and moving, well done!
Gauteng, South Africa
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 12:49 AM GMT+7
Stunning bit of work. Manages to capture the emotion of the scene in a rare example of true modelling art. Sir, I dip my hat too you
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 01:46 AM GMT+7
The sad reality of war.
That being said, this is one of the best diorama that I have seen in a long time!
Exceptional painting and weathering and story telling, all in
a small space.
Florida, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 02:37 AM GMT+7
My God man...this piece needs to be in a museum!
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 02:45 AM GMT+7
I can only repeat what's been said above. Superb concept and execution, deeply moving depiction of the reality of war.
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 02:46 AM GMT+7
Visually stunning. Outstanding weathering. Small scene, huge story.
Colorado, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 03:23 AM GMT+7
Outstanding work and thoughtful title. This is one of the best compositions Ive seen.
Pennsylvania, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 04:37 AM GMT+7
This is one of the best dioramas I have ever seen. I'm sure they'd want to display this in a place of honor at Fort Campbell.
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 04:55 AM GMT+7
California, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 05:10 AM GMT+7
You Sir, are a master at your craft.
Texas, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 07:37 AM GMT+7
Superb concept & realization!! One thing that struck me was the stoic looks of anger & confusion on the faces of the other troopers like you'd see in countless war movies."What for?",, "Why him?",, "Why not me?" Stunning scene!!
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 09:51 AM GMT+7
I saw this one on FB a couple of weeks ago. Stirring scene, gets you in the gut.. Great work!
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 10:34 AM GMT+7
Amazing work, incredible pathos. Well done.
California, United States
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM GMT+7
Stunning. One of the finest I have seen in years. Outstanding. Ironmike
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 11:21 AM GMT+7
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Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017 - 11:50 PM GMT+7
This is a work of art that should, at least, get 55.000+ views and 256+ positive comments.....
Texas, United States
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Posted: Saturday, December 02, 2017 - 08:21 AM GMT+7
Outstanding work of art! Excellent in every way from composition, painting, skin tones, facial expressions...Wow!
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Posted: Sunday, December 03, 2017 - 03:40 AM GMT+7
Stunning, absolutely breath taking! Very nicely done! In fact, best I've seen in a long while!
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Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017 - 09:20 PM GMT+7
Oklahoma, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 02:09 AM GMT+7
A very telling scene indeed.
feel the cold.
Alaska, United States
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 02:24 PM GMT+7
That is some truly amazing work. So often we see great works here that show amazing scenes and technical prowess. However, it is rare to see a diorama that genuinely invokes emotion the way this one does. It is easy to feel the gravity of the scene in this work. Excellent work. Truly amazing.
New Jersey, United States
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Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 03:48 AM GMT+7
Excellent color modulation in the uniforms, and truly original poses.
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Posted: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 08:24 AM GMT+7
Wonderfull work. One of the best dios I have seen recently. If I may give a word of advise thou I would not use green colour for US webbing, green webbing didnt occure untill after the war.