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Imperial Guard Grenadier Officer

The bust is 1/10 resin from Andrea Miniatures, Imperial Guard Grenadier Officer. Painted in oils over acrylics.

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About the Author

About Ragip Oy (zwan)

Born in 1963,married and living in Istanbul with my wife and 2 kids. I started to model with wooden ships in my teens. Then lack of space at home changed my route to aircraft and afv. My last stop is figures. I am painting figures and busts since 2003.


Superb piece, thanks for sharing bro. Paşam ellerine sağlık
MAR 01, 2007 - 05:07 PM
This is well done, my friend, indeed...I am just getting back into painting after a hiatus of almost 30 years...I've decided to concentrate on busts - soon I'll be buying my first figure since 1999 - as I said I've not picked up a brush since 1986...I'm impressed by both your work and the Andrea figure of the Imperial Guard Grenadier...the Grenadier should be part of every figure painter's collection/rerpertoire...the face has a great 'character....While the sculptor may provide the basis for such 'character' it is the painter who truly bings this quality to life!! I look forward to seeing more of your work!! It seems that since my beginning in the hobby back in the early/nid 1970s, non- American painters have taken the historical figure painting world by storm!!! Sincerely, Chris Brosnahan Port St Lucie, FL
NOV 11, 2010 - 12:07 PM