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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:53 am 
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greetings to all...

it's time for another "flattie" project...this time it's a couple...out for a stroll...or perhaps doing a little shopping...

if the term "flattie" is new to you...then go to this link...

https://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=782

progress pictures will be posted here later...stay tuned...

my very best regards...

howard...


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:25 pm 
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Looking forward to progress on these! My question is, are they gunning for one another??


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PostPosted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:05 pm 
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Barb wrote:
Looking forward to progress on these! My question is, are they gunning for one another??

Not sure if they are gunning for each other or not...I've been married to the same gal for almost 52 years so I might not be the one to ask!... :D
Howard...


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Howard... it was a movie reference. "Mr and Mrs Smith" Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. A married couple of hired assassins, out to get the other one. And the start of their real life romance, which will NOT be lasting as long as yours!


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first...a note to "barb"...finally...the light came on in my empty old head... :lol:

now...pix of cutout profile and layering detail pieces...lots of little bitty ones...some parts will get a closer trim during assembly...

howard...


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:44 pm 
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greetings to all...

progress...ready for primer, paint and glass glitter on the snow base...

but i still see a few little details i need to fix...

my very best regards...

howard...


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good afternoon...

here they are with two coats of primer and ready for painting...from the bottom of the base to the top of his hat measures 1 3/4"...that puts the man at between 1 1/2 and 1 5/8" tall...

the primer is actually very white...not the off-white the photo shows...i gave my old digital camera one more chance to behave and balance the colors correctly like it used to do...but i guess it's good bye now...

howard...


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Thanks Howard for always posting your WIP pics. I learn so much from you sir!

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Cool flattie Howard! Gotta have a Mr. and Mrs. Smith in the town! :) Cant wait to see them all painted!
-Brian


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Howard,

How do you place those tiny pieces? Tweezers? Do you use regular white glue? Do you wear magnifying glasses to make these? And finally do you cut them out with an exacto knife?

I just look at your flatties and shake my head as to how is this possible.

Thank you for your help.

Lucy


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