Tuesday, August 01, 2006
As you can see from the photos, I got the feathery hat-edging done along with the cockade (which isn't showing too well in the photos.
I think the hand I sculpted came out OK, but paint will tell all, I suspect.
Work is underway on another conversion of the same casting into a cavalry standard-bearer. The hat has been put on the head and the join disguised. The feathers and cockade are done as well. I''ve also prepared the wrist to take the wire hand armature. I'm going to try to make the standard from a brass wire core with built-up Green Stuff fluting. I'll hammer the end flat and cut it to a point for the staff's tip. More tonight, I'd say.