Video Archive         Recent Topics      
YMR logo

You are here:  Your Model Railway Club > Getting You Started. > The Lineside. > Figures > AC Stadden Figures & Merit Animals To bottom of page
                 

 Moderated by: Spurno
Start New Topic Reply Printer Friendly

AC Stadden Figures & Merit Animals - Figures - Getting You Started. - Your Model Railway Club
AuthorPost
 Posted: Fri Sep 30th, 2016 03:40 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 1st post
IanLMS
Full Member


Joined: Tue Sep 27th, 2016
Location: Feltwell, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Posts: 199
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides



____________________
Ian Lancaster
Please visit my OO Gauge 1930's LMS layout "Jencaster"
http://yourmodelrailway.net/view_topic.php?id=14622&forum_id=21&page=1
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Sep 30th, 2016 03:43 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 2nd post
IanLMS
Full Member


Joined: Tue Sep 27th, 2016
Location: Feltwell, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Posts: 199
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides


The people are from AC Stadden and are exceptional quality - just my painting that lets them down. The cows are Merit black & white Frisian's which I repainted to suit the more common brown shorthorn found in the 1930's norff west.



____________________
Ian Lancaster
Please visit my OO Gauge 1930's LMS layout "Jencaster"
http://yourmodelrailway.net/view_topic.php?id=14622&forum_id=21&page=1
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Sep 30th, 2016 08:28 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 3rd post
allan downes
Deceased Member
 

Joined: Thu Feb 28th, 2013
Location: Immingham, United Kingdom
Posts: 2025
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides



Unless they're Priser or Merton I'm not a great fan of model railway figures but these seem to be well represented and well proportioned despite rather scary faces !


The paint job however exceeds all excellence and if you've ever seen my disasterous efforts at painting figures, or painting anything come to that,  then you'd know why !


Merit cows on the other hand were always a good representation of the bovine maternity and your change of breed is right on the ball.

Great stuff Ian.


Allan

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Sat Oct 1st, 2016 01:11 am
PMQuoteReply
link to this 4th post
Petermac
Moderator


Joined: Sat Oct 13th, 2007
Location: Nr Bergerac, France
Posts: 16709
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

I like the shorthorns Ian - a very good representation. :thumbs :thumbs

As Allan said, some scary faces on the humans.  How did you do them ?  Overall black to start with or just coloured them ?  If the latter, you've got some nice shadow detail in there. ;-)



____________________
'Petermac
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Sat Oct 1st, 2016 07:11 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 5th post
BCDR
Moderator


Joined: Sat Oct 19th, 2013
Location: Reston, Virginia USA
Posts: 3053
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

Hi Ian,

They look great, superb attention to detail. Railway manual workers were grimy most of the time. There are some great films of the LMS in the 1930's on You Tube, the assortment of clothing they wore in all weathers (especially the gangers) is interesting. I like the bowler hat.

Nigel



____________________
©Nigel C. Phillips
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Mon Oct 3rd, 2016 01:44 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 6th post
IanLMS
Full Member


Joined: Tue Sep 27th, 2016
Location: Feltwell, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Posts: 199
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

Petermac wrote: I like the shorthorns Ian - a very good representation. :thumbs :thumbs

As Allan said, some scary faces on the humans.  How did you do them ?  Overall black to start with or just coloured them ?  If the latter, you've got some nice shadow detail in there. ;-)
The "dirty faces" were not meant to be quite that dirty! I touched in the eyes with too much black (paintbrush too big) and when I attempted to clean off the excess with a cotton bud/white spirit, the black just went everywhere. I suppose the right thing to do would be to strip all the paint off and start again, but that's for another day when I have less important things to do!! On the clothing, I went over with a watered down matt black wash to help with shadowing - i'm still learning about figure painting, so hopefully I will get better with time and practice.



____________________
Ian Lancaster
Please visit my OO Gauge 1930's LMS layout "Jencaster"
http://yourmodelrailway.net/view_topic.php?id=14622&forum_id=21&page=1
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Mon Oct 3rd, 2016 01:48 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 7th post
IanLMS
Full Member


Joined: Tue Sep 27th, 2016
Location: Feltwell, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Posts: 199
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

BCDR wrote: Hi Ian,

They look great, superb attention to detail. Railway manual workers were grimy most of the time. There are some great films of the LMS in the 1930's on You Tube, the assortment of clothing they wore in all weathers (especially the gangers) is interesting. I like the bowler hat.

Nigel
I have watched several of the LMS you-tube videos - really helpful for getting details on, well, detail if you know what I mean! type of workwear, detail on buildings, lineside etc. very helpful - just a shame colour film wasn't used much in the 1930's - that's where I have the biggest problem - knowing what colours were used in the period for everything including clothes! I have been on several websites and many help with company liveries etc but you can't beat seeing the colour in real life or on a good quality photograph, piece of film to help.



____________________
Ian Lancaster
Please visit my OO Gauge 1930's LMS layout "Jencaster"
http://yourmodelrailway.net/view_topic.php?id=14622&forum_id=21&page=1
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Mon Oct 3rd, 2016 03:37 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 8th post
Spurno
Owner/Webmaster.


Joined: Tue Aug 14th, 2012
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom
Posts: 4129
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

Nice painting Ian,the guy with the beard looks bang up to date.



____________________
Regards

Alan


Born beside the mighty GWR.
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Fri Dec 23rd, 2016 02:29 pm
PMQuoteReply
link to this 9th post
IanLMS
Full Member


Joined: Tue Sep 27th, 2016
Location: Feltwell, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Posts: 199
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

Here is a pic with some of the figures in place as a work gang outside their hut. The etched brass platelayers hut is from Severn models, along with the etched tools.



____________________
Ian Lancaster
Please visit my OO Gauge 1930's LMS layout "Jencaster"
http://yourmodelrailway.net/view_topic.php?id=14622&forum_id=21&page=1
Back To Top PMQuoteReply

 Posted: Sat Dec 24th, 2016 12:32 am
PMQuoteReply
link to this 10th post
Brossard
Member


Joined: Sat Jul 23rd, 2011
Location: Brossard, Quebec Canada
Posts: 2959
Status: 
Offline

My photos:
view photos in Gallery
view photos as slides

Ah now this picture I do like.  The first pictures suffer more from poor lighting than painting I think.  I struggle to get my subjects properly lit.

Excellent work.

John



____________________
John

Back To Top PMQuoteReply

This is topic ID = 14545     Current time is 07:22 am  
You are here:  Your Model Railway Club > Getting You Started. > The Lineside. > Figures > AC Stadden Figures & Merit Animals
You can type a quick reply to this topic here. Click in the box below to begin.

Or to reply to an individual post, or to include images, attachments and formatted text,
click the Quote or Reply buttons on each post above.

To start a new topic in this forum, click the Start New Topic button below.
To start a new topic in a different forum, click the Forum Jump drop-down list below.
Start New Topic


Back to top of page

           
15 Most Recent Topics

Problems with this web site? Please contact the Webmaster.

All material submitted to this web site is the responsibility of the respective contributor. By submitting material to this web site you acknowledge that you accept full responsibility for the material submitted.
Unless stated otherwise, all the material displayed on this web site, including all text, photographs, drawings and other images, is copyright and the property of the respective contributor. Registered members are welcome to use it for their own personal non-commercial modelmaking purposes. It must not be reproduced or re-published elsewhere in any form, or used commercially, without first obtaining the owner's express permission.
The owner of this web site may edit, modify or remove any content at any time without giving notice or reason.    © 2008

                 

Recent Topics Back to top of page

Powered by UltraBB 1.15 Copyright © 2007-2011 by Jim Hale and Data 1 Systems. Page design copyright © 2008-2013 Martin Wynne. Photo gallery copyright © 2009 David Williams.