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PostSubject: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:05 pm

Hi and Happy New Year to all members. I have just finished my first Zulu War painting of a scene from the Battle of Isandlwana entitled "Save the Guns" and just wanted to get members opinions on the picture and if anybody would be interested in purchasing a copy to let me know either via the forum or by email paul.kate64@yahoo.co.uk. I want to just get some idea of how many to get printed before paying out loads of money.
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PostSubject: Re: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:43 pm

Excellent colour, and detail.

Just one question. But I could be wrong. The cuffs on the 24th uniforms should they all be green, or were some blue.. The Dummerboy seems to have one of each.
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PostSubject: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:54 pm

Hi Dave thanks for your comments. I of course know they should be green however the green I used seems to have taken on a blue shade when dry. This is a small adjustment I have to make before going to print.
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PostSubject: Re: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 12:59 pm

very good - I am sure 90th would be interested. He has a thing about the N/5. Very Happy
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PostSubject: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:27 pm

I forgot to mention the price of a colour print 16.5 x 11 inches will be £29 each. That includes vat and postage.
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PostSubject: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:41 pm

Here is revised picture with all green cuffs this time Once again many thanks for your comments Dave and sergioD.

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PostSubject: Re: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:45 pm

100% you have some talent there..
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PostSubject: Re: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:18 pm

Paul64 did a nice job in creating his paintig featurig the followig Toy Soldier Sets by WBritain to created it. I really like the way the background of the painted blended in with the figures...........The1st Lt

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PostSubject: WELL SPOTTED   Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:35 pm

Well done The 1st Lt
Well spotted they are of course the range of Zulu war figures from Britains. I contacted the company and said could I use their figures for a painting and this is the result Glad you like it. I'm hoping Britains will like it too I am sending them a copy in the hope they may use it to advertise their range.
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PostSubject: New Isandlwana Painting '' Save The Guns ''   Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:54 pm

Hi Paul .
Great job , I dont have any wallspace ( not allowed ) . Keep up the good work . I'm sure ebay will help you sell some .
Sergio .
Yes , I do have an interest in the N / 5 Bde !.
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PostSubject: Re: NEW ISANDLWANA PAINTING "SAVE THE GUNS"   Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:03 pm

So are these models stuck on a background?
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