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« Reply #165 on: September 08, 2017, 02:23:50 PM »

All what the others say - meanwhile I will take a big gasp followed by several pints of Larger
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« Reply #166 on: September 09, 2017, 05:07:21 AM »

You are really one of the best modeler I've ever seen!!!

I would go further: Chuck Doan IS the best in his field - far ahead from all of us (and I hope I will not offend anybody here  Roll Eyes). Ok, there are a some others too, but all in other branches, and they can be counted on one hand, e.g.
Chris Flodberg, Kim hyun-soo - maritime modelling
Randy Hage, Ichiyoh Haga - diorama modelling
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But what distinguishes the work of Chuck is, that he has, against current trends, never strived his own style. Maybe you know the work of Adam Wilder and his methode of color modulating or the style of Mig Jimenez - all outstanding modelers without daubts and all with their personal syle.
IMHO Chuck goes a step further: He never cares about styles, he "simply" captures the real thing, and that in such a way, non of all other artists can archieve. His models ARE the real thing.

So... thank you, Chuck, for sharing us your techniques.
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« Reply #167 on: September 09, 2017, 12:29:23 PM »

Actually I am a much better modeler than Chuck, and quite prolific, but far too modest to post my work. Chuck and the others are aware of that, of course, because I taught them everything they know, help with the detail work, and do all the final finishing. Their nickname for me, in French of course, is le menteur. If you don't know the translation, you should look it up; it's very flattering. -- ssuR
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« Reply #168 on: September 09, 2017, 03:06:57 PM »

Actually I am a much better modeler than Chuck, and quite prolific, but far too modest to post my work. Chuck and the others are aware of that, of course, because I taught them everything they know, help with the detail work, and do all the final finishing. Their nickname for me, in French of course, is le menteur. If you don't know the translation, you should look it up; it's very flattering. -- ssuR

 "Le Menteur" . That is one of the many nicknames they have for you . I rather favour an even more flattering nickname :

   " Le LegEnd " !

   Nick , back from the Alps .
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« Reply #169 on: September 09, 2017, 11:26:24 PM »

Wow Chuck, that looks terrific!
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« Reply #170 on: September 14, 2017, 10:12:06 AM »

Chuck, Your work is alway impressive ! How far you are going to go to the realism ?

Finescalerr, The name in french is "mentor". Cordially
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« Reply #171 on: September 14, 2017, 12:28:50 PM »

Sami, my post was a play on words. I wanted it to look like "mentor" but to mean exactly what it says: "liar"! -- Russ
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« Reply #172 on: September 14, 2017, 01:43:55 PM »

Ah ok Russ !
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« Reply #173 on: September 16, 2017, 08:14:42 PM »

You are really one of the best modeler I've ever seen!!!

I would go further: Chuck Doan IS the best in his field - far ahead from all of us (and I hope I will not offend anybody here  Roll Eyes). Ok, there are a some others too, but all in other branches, and they can be counted on one hand, e.g.
Chris Flodberg, Kim hyun-soo - maritime modelling
Randy Hage, Ichiyoh Haga - diorama modelling

...

But what distinguishes the work of Chuck is, that he has, against current trends, never strived his own style. Maybe you know the work of Adam Wilder and his methode of color modulating or the style of Mig Jimenez - all outstanding modelers without daubts and all with their personal syle.
IMHO Chuck goes a step further: He never cares about styles, he "simply" captures the real thing, and that in such a way, non of all other artists can archieve. His models ARE the real thing.

So... thank you, Chuck, for sharing us your techniques.


This modeler is not bad too http://www.martin-heukeshoven.de/
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« Reply #174 on: September 17, 2017, 01:15:41 PM »

You're right, he's not too bad. Looks like he models in about 1:12 scale but I couldn't find any verification. -- Russ
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