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May Duel

Please choose your winner

Poll ended at 02 Jun 2022, 19:42

Rocky Mountain High
5
25%
In Rome will be warmer
15
75%
 
Total votes : 20

Posted by Dad's Army on 26 May 2022, 19:42

This is duel nr.242 folks!

The rules this time were:

The duel against mister X.
- Elephants Crosses the Alps Linear-A Set 016
- Monthly duel mister X
- 2 pictures

You have a week to choose your winner.
Once again gentlemen take your places and may the best painter win.
Please leave comments after the duel has finished

"Rocky Mountain High"

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"In Rome will be warmer"


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Dad's Army  Netherlands

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Posted by Howlin on 04 Jun 2022, 09:50

Very nicely done gents!

I really like the earth tone blanket of the top picture, it feels very authentic.

And the bottom pic including mud on the feet and the snow effect really makes the figure come to life that hes trying to stay warm in that cloak. Makes that poor pakiderm feel really out of place and to realize why they did not get to their destination.

nice work to both.
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Howlin  United States of America
 
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Posted by Ben90 on 04 Jun 2022, 16:24

Missed this one, shame on me! Fantastic work by both of you!!!
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Ben90  Germany
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Posted by Dad's Army on 10 Jun 2022, 20:14

Oeps, forgot to tell who won this one...
Sorry but busy with FIGZ and a bit ill this week ahrr...

Wel the winner was Mr. Andrea.
I really liked this duel, they turned out so different.
I loved the blanked of Mr. X and also the snow on Andrea's entry.
Well done both of you.

Thanks for this duel, also thanks to te voters!
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 10 Jun 2022, 20:50

I really had to look hard at these two entries. I went back and forth, back and forth. Then I logged off and slept on it.

That close! In the end, the deep red blanket with the square gold decoration and the snow on the top decided me. A big congrats to both contestants.
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Posted by MABO on 11 Jun 2022, 13:54

Wow, Mr.Andrea! Super job on the snow! How did you made it? That was the gamechanger for me as well as the shading on the elephant. But both entries are really nice. Congrats also to Mr.X!
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Posted by Kekso on 12 Jun 2022, 10:33

Congratulations to Mr.Andrea but blanket and elephant skin color from Mr.X got my vote this time.
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Posted by Peter on 12 Jun 2022, 20:05

Both are very good entries but I voted for the snow of Andrea's elephant! :thumbup:
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Posted by Santi Pérez on 16 Jun 2022, 19:29

My very best congratulations for both artists and their entries. I had serious problems choosing one of them against the other. :thumbup:

Santi.
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Santi Pérez  Spain
 
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Posted by Rich W on 17 Jun 2022, 11:19

Both were excellent entries, congratulations to you both!
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