Tuesday, October 29

Mantis Miniatures new Germans, Arabs, a falcon, snake & monkeys in 35th scale resin...

Late war Germans, some  African animals & Arabs to suit your north African dio in November from Mantis Miniatures with heaps of reference & inspiration for the sculpts included. See more in our preview...



Late war Germans, some  African animals & Arabs to suit your north African dio in November from Mantis Miniatures.

Mantis Miniatures has two single figures of two German soldiers from WWII, A new set of African animals in 1/35th scale and Two Africans working hard for your consideration this month. We will look at them all now in a short preview...


"Die Wacht am Rhein"
Set of two resin figures
#35132
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Nino Pizzichemi
Boxart by: Jean-Marie Dane
price 30€
This set of two resin figures in 1/35th scale is sculpted by Nino Pizzichemi and in the case of the boxart, painted by Jean-Marie Dane. The two are sold in this case for slightly cheaper as a set of two, while they are also sold as single figures in case you like just one of these soldiers.


"WWII German Grenadier"
One resin figure
#35131
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Jean-Marie Daniel
Boxart by: Artur Miniszewski
price 16€
Following in the steps of their Winter warm Germans from WWII, Mantis Miniatures gives us this 35th scale German Grenadier, he could well be early or late war figure, but his latter war pattern boots betray the fact that this Shutz would probably be a latter war soldier, rugged up against the cold, holding his Kar.98 rifle with a small body harness holding water, bread bag and spare ammo for his rifle.



"WWII German Medic"
One resin figure
#35130
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Jean-Marie Daniel
Boxart by: Artur Miniszewski
price 16€
This field medic is seen in the sculpt by Jean-Marie Daniel in 1/35th scale. He depicts the medical man in this way a bit torn, he is wearing the big red cross, and carrying medical packs on his battle harness, but also carrying a machine gun ammunition case - maybe it is full of medical supplies? The boxart, in this case, is painted by Artur Miniszewski



"Arab Civilians (18-20 century)"

Set of two resin figures
#35135
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Jean-Marie Daniel
Boxart by: Artur Miniszewski
price 30€
This set of two Arabs, one a woman, and the other a fellow selling cold drinks on the street are both sculpted in 1/35th scale and sold as a set. They are made in resin, and sold together in a set for slightly less than buying them as single figures.



"Arab Drink Vendor"

One resin figure
#35134
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Jean-Marie Daniel
Boxart by: Artur Miniszewski
price 16€
This Arab Drink Vendor is sculpted by Jean-Marie Daniel in 1/35th scale, and he is capture din colour by the boxart painter Artur Miniszewski. Part of a theme this month of two figures and animals that evoke the North African continent in the last century.

This picture below shows how close to the original photograph the figure is recreated.
 Another picture showing a drink vendor carrying out his trade for the thirsty African residents on the streets somewhere in a cityscape that screams heat...



"Arab Woman"

One resin figure
#35133
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Jean-Marie Daniel
Boxart by: Artur Miniszewski
price 16€
This woman from the same era as the drinks vendor is seen here sculpted in 1/35th scale by Jean-Marie Daniel again, and painted in this instance by Artur Miniszewski. The woman is seen looking on and with a  sack in her hand as she looks on to the distance. There is a picture below of the woman that inspired the sculpt.
Four more Arab women in a line going about their business of carting water in the jars on their heads. More inspiration or painting ideas for your own figures.



"Animals Set 35"
Set of four resin animals and accessories.
#35136
1/35th scale
Sculpted by: Artur Miniszewski
Boxart by: P.Szymezyk
This new set of 1/35th scale Animals is dedicated to the fauna found in African dioramas. It trained monkeys, falcon and cobra snake in a basket with the pipe for the summoner to play him into the light.

Here are the figures in unpainted resin
 You can see here how the resin monkey fits in with the Arab Drink Vendor that is also previewed here very nicely.
Some of the pictures that the sculptor Artur Miniszewski used - some of them you may well know from a famous movie, and some ou might not - these pictures are very good as inspiration or to use as a painting guide if you like the figures...

 These figures from Mantis Miniatures will be in their Distributors Worldwide soon...