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Max Decker, Private Eye, Hat Wearer. By Cyr

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The figure looks great. Love the trench coat and the stubble. I would dark-line the gun in his jacket since it has similar tones to the shirt. I thought the area was a pit stain. XD

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So that was it. That was the conclusion to everything.
The story was over. Case closed.
It had been a promising beginning and - apparently - everything ended well.
Shadows, highlights, colours. All looking good. Especially the tie and trousers impressed me.
But then again, there were some things I weren't really satisfied with.
I took a drag from my cigar, buried in thoughts.
The colour had never reached the gun handle. There was just a small cover of blue. Shouldn't it have been in wooden colours?
And then this belt. I now remember that I used it back when I was a homocide detective, but I still didn't buy it. Guess I was just getting old. Damn that drinking habit.
Finally the name. I never found out who Max Decker really was. But that didn't matter anymore. He was gone.
Got a call from Janine this morning. She asked me to accompany her to Minnesota. I've never been there, so I said yes.
I took a last drag from my cigar, then I put it out and left the room.
Some time to relax. And who knows? There might be another case to be solved.
We will see.

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I now need to watch "Cast a Deadly Spell" again (yay, Amazon Prime!)...or at least "The Maltese Falcon".

 

The stingy brim hurts us, precious.

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tie and pants look awesome! Love those pinstripes.

 

I actually really dig the contrasty sash on the trench, I think it looks pretty good and balances the figure.

 

tie and pants look awesome! Love those pinstripes.

 

I actually really dig the contrasty sash on the trench, I think it looks pretty good and balances the figure.

 

I agree the gun could use something. Maybe not wood, but a darker color. If you want a silvery look, you got it, but I don't think I buy the hardscrabble private eye carrying a chrome pistol.

 

nice work on the base, too. Love my texture stamps! 

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consarned phone, dagnabbit!
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3 hours ago, pcktlnt said:

The figure looks great. Love the trench coat and the stubble. I would dark-line the gun in his jacket since it has similar tones to the shirt. I thought the area was a pit stain. XD

 

14 minutes ago, Sanael said:

 

I agree the gun could use something. Maybe not wood, but a darker color. If you want a silvery look, you got it, but I don't think I buy the hardscrabble private eye carrying a chrome pistol.

 

 

Good ideas on the gun! Perhaps if I do him again for a diorama in the future. Maybe I'll tweak it and dark-line the edges before sending him off, but I don't think I'll change the color overall. I'll leave that for the future. Thanks for the C&C ::D:

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Awesome work!

 

***Another case solved, sure it did work out different as she expected, but it always does.***

 

*** He tipped his hat as the cops took her away, she had taken him for a schmuck , well that was her mistake***

 

*** He turned around and headed for the bar, he could use a drink***

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Glitterwolf said:

*** He tipped his hat as the cops took her away, she had taken him for a schmuck , well that was her mistake***

 

"But ... but I was just painting a figure!"

"Yeah, yeah. You can tell your story at the sheriff's office."

 

Poor Cyr ...

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I love this figure.  Every time I look at it I hear a slow saxophone solo.

 

Thanks to @SisterMaryNapalm for the atmospheric narration!

 

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