01/04/2009

Ugly Barrow and the covered wagon

Ugly Barrow is an expert wagon driver who only opens his mouth to swear. The driver and wagon are repaints of the Editions Atlas models. I'm not happy with everything about this model, but it's time to move on to the next.

chariot1_closeup

chariot1_sides

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12/01/2008

The Tenderfoot

Tenderfoor (or pied-tendre) is a name the "true" people of the west reserve for the newly arrived immigrants. This usually goes to pair with a hearthy welcoming and much fun and games at the expense of the tenderfoot. Another Editions Atlas repaint.

tenderfoot_sides

tenderfoot_before_after

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Civilian lady

"La passante" is another model from the Atlas range. Not much to say, it wasn't a particularly exciting model to paint and I think it shows. Moving on.

passante_sides

passante_before_after

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11/16/2008

Ma Dalton

The woman who thought her sons how to open a safe, as to provide them with a living. I had to partially resculpt the hand on this one, as the way she was sculpted, her left hand looked like a right hand. It's a really tiny model, as can be seen from the comparison shot with the sheriff.

madalton_size

madalton_sides

 

Before and after (pictures inversed):

madalton_before_after

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Jolly Jumper

Luke's horse and best friend. Not much to say on this one. I'm not overly pleased with the way it came out, but it'll do. I really don't like painting horses, even cartoony ones.

Jollyjumper_luke

JollyJumper_sides

jollyjumper_before_after

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The vulture

The vulture (le vautour), an other familiar presence any Lucky Luke based decor can't go without. The original Atlas model came with a tab to place it on top of one of the resin buildingfronts. Since I'm not planning to get those, I decided to sculpt a dead tree for it to sit in. Using a plastic tree from an old (over 15 years at least) kinder egg toy as an armature, this was a pretty simple sculpt, but it will do well enough for my purposes.

vulture_sides

vulture_before_after

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The Hearse

Le corbillard du Croquemort. What's the undertaker without his hearse? Another repaint of Editions Atlas, the hearse is completely made from metal (no resin bits unlike some of the other vehicles in the range). The wreath (la couronne) is not yet glued in place as I'm debating to glue it to the side of the hearse as is shown in one of the promotional pictures. I've heard a second one is included in one of the upcoming sets, so I might glue one to each side. Or not.

hearse_undertaker

hearse_sides

And the traditional "after and before" shot:

hearse_before_after

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