Monday, 23 December 2019

From TamsinP: 28mm Pulp Gangsters #1 (25 points)


Two entries in two days? Why, yes! As I'm going to be away and not painting for a few the next few days, I thought I'd get a few more figures painted and submitted to tide me over.







Whereas the figures for my first entry were brand new, these ones were prepped ready for AHPC 7 - have no fear Phil - there are plenty more of them should I visit Hawkins' Hill.

Four of the figures are "Two Bit Hoods" from Pulp Figures; the other is from Dixon Miniatures. Some of you may recall that in my final submission last year I had realised late on that I'd accidentally swapped a "Two Bit Hoods" figure with one from the Dixon "Bonnie & Clyde and the Barrow Gang" set. Well, the figure I should have painted last year was this one:


But the one I painted was this:



Reuniting them with their proper sets:

Two Bit Hoods



Bonnie & Clyde and the Barrow Gang

Didn't notice that long strand of static grass when I took the pic
I didn't use the wet palette today (although at times it would have been helpful). I also haven't varnished them yet as I finished them slightly too late to be using the airbrush - that will get done in the morning.


For scoring:
5 x 28mm foot figure = 25 points

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I always enjoy seeing your Pulp work Tamsin, especially when they feature the models from Bob Murch's line - they're so characterful and fun. I particularly like the fellow in the camel coat and red scarf (he obviously didn't read the memo on Hood dress code). I also admire the effect of the concrete pavers for your basework. They seem very evocative of the period.

25 points for you Tamsin. Excellent stuff. What's next? 







23 comments:

  1. Lovely stuff Tamsin dare I say Pulptastic!

    Regards Ken

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  2. these are great, esp the guy in hte red tie. Hope you get well soon

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  3. Lovely models, great work Tamsin

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  4. Good stuff as always I realy like the fellow witht he red tie.

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  5. Great looking hoodlums! I echo the approval of the chap in the camel hair coat!
    Best Iain

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  6. I'm always keen to see your work, Tamsin, and it never disappoints. If hoodlums could be lovely, then these would be they.

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  7. Very nice Tamsin! Having just watched Cheeky Blinders, all I can hear are Manchester accents coming from them!

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  8. Good stuff. I’m looking at trying a wet palette myself.

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  9. Ooh I do like those a lot, especially the brigh5 reds and blues against the more muted base clothing. Well done Miss P

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  10. Another fantastic entry in a very short period of time.

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  11. @ Curt - thanks! I know that you like seeing my Pulp stuff, so I thought I'd give you an early treat! the camel coat chap is my favourite as well, but establishing the texture took a fair bit of patience :)

    @ Ken - cheers! You may :)

    @ Martin C - thanks! Red tie? If you mean the chap in shirtsleeves, he was painted in AHPC 9! :)

    @ Tom - cheers! :)

    @ Adam C - thanks! :)

    @ Iain - cheers! The camel hair was fun to paint, even if it did take a fair bit of effort to get the texture :)

    @ Greg B - thanks! :)

    @ Noel - cheers! I'm told that they really do look after their dear, old mothers :)

    @ Paul O'G - thanks! :)

    @ Bill - cheers! :)

    @ Barks - thanks! You should :)

    @ Peter D - cheers! :)

    @ Stuart L - thanks! :)

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  12. Great work Tamsin! Like Curt I'm particularly taken with your bases. Love the effect.

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  13. Very good painting work. I like a lot the contrast of bright colours against the dark suits. I'm with Burt too, the bases are a very nice touch

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  14. Lovely work as usual Tamsin, very nice indeed!

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  15. @ Nick - thanks! :)

    @ Benito - cheers! I thought the bright/dark contrast worked well too :)

    @ Paul SS - thanks! :)

    @ Samuli - cheers! :)

    @ Sander - thanks! :)

    @ Peter A - cheers! :)

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  16. Wonderful work, Tamsin! I like the sidewalk basework and the sporadic bits of spot color. Although the fellow with the red scarf is obviously the flamboyant leader. They are a grand addition to your violent town!

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  17. @ DavidB - thanks! I think he probably is the leader of that small gang of hoods. :)

    @ Will - cheers! :)

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