Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 50 of 52

Thread: Swedish fleet. Scale 1/1200

  1. #1

    Default Swedish fleet. Scale 1/1200

    Hello everyone,
    I post photos of the progress of construction of the Swedish fleet that I am doing for a client. I hope you like it.

    Greetings,
    Julián


    Name:  20170703_150333.jpg
Views: 625
Size:  106.4 KB

    Name:  20170704_115339.jpg
Views: 620
Size:  114.3 KB

    Name:  20170705_220009.jpg
Views: 617
Size:  150.4 KB

    Name:  20170706_141230.jpg
Views: 622
Size:  178.9 KB

    Name:  20170707_135750.jpg
Views: 620
Size:  163.3 KB

    Name:  20170707_143059.jpg
Views: 619
Size:  157.2 KB

    Name:  20170710_130155.jpg
Views: 617
Size:  153.0 KB

    Name:  20170713_144454.jpg
Views: 615
Size:  159.5 KB

    Name:  20170714_144840.jpg
Views: 622
Size:  132.8 KB

    Name:  20170717_160525.jpg
Views: 618
Size:  121.0 KB

    Name:  20170717_160641.jpg
Views: 619
Size:  111.3 KB

    Name:  20170718_150214.jpg
Views: 611
Size:  135.0 KB

    Name:  20170719_150157.jpg
Views: 617
Size:  202.5 KB

    Name:  20170719_150216.jpg
Views: 615
Size:  171.7 KB

    Name:  20170719_150223.jpg
Views: 613
Size:  158.2 KB

    Name:  20170725_144816.jpg
Views: 615
Size:  153.3 KB

    Name:  20170725_144838.jpg
Views: 609
Size:  171.9 KB

    Name:  20170725_144925.jpg
Views: 606
Size:  157.5 KB

    Name:  20170725_144941.jpg
Views: 603
Size:  168.5 KB

    Name:  20170725_145011.jpg
Views: 603
Size:  171.2 KB

    Name:  20170726_150603.jpg
Views: 605
Size:  185.2 KB

    Name:  20170726_150711.jpg
Views: 606
Size:  171.7 KB

    Name:  20170726_150844.jpg
Views: 601
Size:  197.5 KB

    to be continued...

  2. #2
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    It is great to see the batch construction process in action Julián. You will soon be giving Clipper a run for his money.
    I look forward to seeing the rest of the project come to fruition.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  3. #3
    Midshipman
    Australia

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Queensland
    Log Entries
    209
    Name
    Alastair

    Default

    Fine work and painting there.

  4. #4

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bligh View Post
    It is great to see the batch construction process in action Julián. You will soon be giving Clipper a run for his money.
    I look forward to seeing the rest of the project come to fruition.
    Rob.
    Thank you Rob, I will post more photos

  5. #5

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Killick View Post
    Fine work and painting there.
    Thank you Alastair!

  6. #6

    Default

    Today I have finished of fixing the sails and I have started with the rigging.

    Name:  20170731_112650.jpg
Views: 391
Size:  205.3 KB

    Name:  20170731_112851.jpg
Views: 389
Size:  201.3 KB

    Name:  20170731_113239.jpg
Views: 388
Size:  142.9 KB

    Name:  20170731_113252.jpg
Views: 384
Size:  125.0 KB

    Name:  20170731_113408.jpg
Views: 388
Size:  157.0 KB

    Name:  20170731_134637.jpg
Views: 388
Size:  188.7 KB

    Name:  20170731_134708.jpg
Views: 382
Size:  161.9 KB

    Name:  20170731_135347.jpg
Views: 385
Size:  191.4 KB

  7. #7
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Very impressive as usual Julián.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  8. #8

    Default

    Thank you Rob!

  9. #9
    Midshipman
    Australia

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Queensland
    Log Entries
    209
    Name
    Alastair

    Default


  10. #10
    Master & Commander
    Sweden

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Linköping
    Log Entries
    2,264
    Blog Entries
    6
    Name
    Jonas

    Default

    That is a lovely sight! Fantastic work!

  11. #11

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by TexaS View Post
    That is a lovely sight! Fantastic work!
    Thank you Jonas, I knew you would like them. Thank you for the rep.

    Best regards,
    Julián

  12. #12
    Master & Commander
    Sweden

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Linköping
    Log Entries
    2,264
    Blog Entries
    6
    Name
    Jonas

    Default

    Of course I would.

    I just pushed you passed my own score.

  13. #13

    Default

    Updating works. The rigging finished, now the runnig rigging.

    Name:  20170807_133630.jpg
Views: 355
Size:  171.8 KB

    Name:  20170807_133454.jpg
Views: 345
Size:  166.6 KB

    Name:  20170807_133439.jpg
Views: 342
Size:  179.2 KB

    Name:  20170807_133409.jpg
Views: 341
Size:  189.3 KB

    Name:  20170807_133301.jpg
Views: 345
Size:  185.8 KB

  14. #14
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Having run out of superlatives, one can but stand back and admire your work Julián.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  15. #15

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bligh View Post
    Having run out of superlatives, one can but stand back and admire your work Julián.
    Rob.
    Thank you very much Rob!

  16. #16
    Master & Commander
    Sweden

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Linköping
    Log Entries
    2,264
    Blog Entries
    6
    Name
    Jonas

    Default

    I absolutely love those ships!

    I love that you have used that colour for the Swedish ships instead of the otherwise so common okra/beige/yellow line. It was common for Swedes to just use varnish.

    Me personally would have chosen to have a 74 or two and then 60-64 gun ships (of the Wasa-class) for the rest of the ships of the line. Sweden preferred ships that could navigate the archipelago and the 64 gun ships built by Chapman was a great stable gun platform, unusually heavily armed, and with a shallow draft.

  17. #17
    Master & Commander
    United States

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Washington
    Log Entries
    1,543
    Name
    Paul

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bligh View Post
    Having run out of superlatives, one can but stand back and admire your work Julián.
    Rob.
    Gobsmacked comes to mind.

  18. #18

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by TexaS View Post
    I absolutely love those ships!

    I love that you have used that colour for the Swedish ships instead of the otherwise so common okra/beige/yellow line. It was common for Swedes to just use varnish.

    Me personally would have chosen to have a 74 or two and then 60-64 gun ships (of the Wasa-class) for the rest of the ships of the line. Sweden preferred ships that could navigate the archipelago and the 64 gun ships built by Chapman was a great stable gun platform, unusually heavily armed, and with a shallow draft.
    Indeed, that was the logical thing, but my client wanted the fleet as we see it. The only addition I made was a ship of 110 guns and another one of 80 guns, the rest of boats are between Russian captured and Swedish.

    I glad you like them

    Best regards,
    Julián

  19. #19

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Cmmdre View Post
    Gobsmacked comes to mind.
    Thanks Paul!

  20. #20
    Midshipman
    Australia

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Queensland
    Log Entries
    209
    Name
    Alastair

    Default

    .............and those are for a client? how can you not resist keeping them

  21. #21

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Killick View Post
    .............and those are for a client? how can you not resist keeping them
    Business, but from time to time I make a boat for myself. Although I like it a little bigger, 1/700 scale


  22. #22
    Midshipman
    Australia

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Queensland
    Log Entries
    209
    Name
    Alastair

    Default

    Well if that is what you can do in 1/1200 scale I for one would like to see what you can do in 1/700 scale!

  23. #23

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Killick View Post
    Well if that is what you can do in 1/1200 scale I for one would like to see what you can do in 1/700 scale!
    http://www.sailsofglory.org/showthre...ian-ship-1-700

  24. #24
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Those will make you seasick Alistair.
    Well some sort of sick anyway.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  25. #25

    Default

    I have to finish the Santisima Triniadad and the Redoutable, I would like to finish them some day.

  26. #26
    Midshipman
    Czech Republic

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Prague
    Log Entries
    145
    Name
    Daniel

    Default

    Eye whites of captain Aubrey?

  27. #27

    Default

    Today I finished the running rigging. Now I have to star with the repainting.

    Name:  20170811_134039.jpg
Views: 310
Size:  196.1 KB

    Name:  20170811_133822.jpg
Views: 279
Size:  178.6 KB

    Name:  20170811_133838.jpg
Views: 276
Size:  158.6 KB

    Name:  20170811_133953.jpg
Views: 277
Size:  164.1 KB

  28. #28
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Your expertise never disappoints Julián.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  29. #29
    Midshipman
    Australia

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Queensland
    Log Entries
    209
    Name
    Alastair

    Default

    What Rob said.

  30. #30

    Default

    Thank you!

  31. #31

    Default

    Hello,

    I wanted to ask about what shade of blue should I use to paint the Swedish flags. I am a bit confused because I have seen other models and the flags appear of a very intense and dark blue, but investigating I have seen that the flags were more a light blue. I have painted the flags as shown in the photo. What is your opinion? Should it obscure them? All opinions are welcomed.

    Name:  20170824_171139.jpg
Views: 219
Size:  246.3 KB

    Name:  20170824_171148 - copia.jpg
Views: 222
Size:  146.2 KB

    Thank you in advance

    Julián

  32. #32
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Texas will be your man for this one Julián.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  33. #33

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bligh View Post
    Texas will be your man for this one Julián.
    Rob.
    Yes, I hope he sees it.


  34. #34
    Master & Commander
    Sweden

    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Linköping
    Log Entries
    2,264
    Blog Entries
    6
    Name
    Jonas

    Default

    I did. The modern blue is a little lighter than historical flags but none were dark blue as in the British flag, (which also changed the blue colour at 1801 I believe?) but we came close just after the Napoleonic war's end.

    The hard thing is that all naval ships' ensigns were swallow-tailed. The Ensign three-tailed and the pennant two-tailed. Never used the "square" flag on naval vessels.

    http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/se-pre18.html

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_flags_of_Sweden
    Last edited by TexaS; 08-24-2017 at 23:55.

  35. #35
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Thanks Jonas.
    That certainly clears up a lot about your naval colours.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  36. #36

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by TexaS View Post
    I did. The modern blue is a little lighter than historical flags but none were dark blue as in the British flag, (which also changed the blue colour at 1801 I believe?) but we came close just after the Napoleonic war's end.

    The hard thing is that all naval ships' ensigns were swallow-tailed. The Ensign three-tailed and the pennant two-tailed. Never used the "square" flag on naval vessels.

    http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/se-pre18.html

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_flags_of_Sweden
    Many thanks, Jonas.
    You're absolutely right, but making those swallow-tailed flags is difficult on that scale and I've finally given up. I hope you forgive me.

    Best regards,
    Julián

  37. #37
    Ordinary Seaman
    UK

    Join Date
    Nov 2015
    Location
    Gloucestershire
    Log Entries
    37
    Name
    Simon

    Default

    A quite amazing skill, and superb results.

    I congratulate you on having such a skill and the hours to do so

    even as a commission it it positively amazing.

    Congratulations Sir

  38. #38

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Ensign Patch View Post
    A quite amazing skill, and superb results.

    I congratulate you on having such a skill and the hours to do so

    even as a commission it it positively amazing.

    Congratulations Sir
    Thank you Simon!

  39. #39

    Default

    Final photos.

    Name:  Foto1.jpg
Views: 168
Size:  182.3 KB

    Name:  Foto2.jpg
Views: 168
Size:  169.8 KB

    Name:  Foto3.jpg
Views: 167
Size:  167.6 KB

    Name:  Foto4.jpg
Views: 166
Size:  163.6 KB

    Name:  Foto5.jpg
Views: 167
Size:  146.3 KB

    Name:  Foto6.jpg
Views: 168
Size:  193.7 KB

    Name:  Foto7.jpg
Views: 166
Size:  235.4 KB

    Name:  Foto8.jpg
Views: 167
Size:  233.4 KB

    Name:  Foto9.jpg
Views: 175
Size:  165.2 KB

    Name:  Foto10.jpg
Views: 164
Size:  171.0 KB

    Name:  Foto11.jpg
Views: 171
Size:  201.8 KB

    Name:  Foto12.jpg
Views: 168
Size:  217.6 KB

    Name:  Foto13.jpg
Views: 167
Size:  225.6 KB

    Name:  Foto14.jpg
Views: 166
Size:  191.0 KB

    Name:  Foto15.jpg
Views: 166
Size:  167.5 KB

    Name:  Foto16.jpg
Views: 162
Size:  179.1 KB

    Name:  Foto17.jpg
Views: 165
Size:  180.2 KB

    Name:  Foto18.jpg
Views: 159
Size:  146.2 KB

    Name:  Foto19.jpg
Views: 159
Size:  140.0 KB

    Name:  Foto20.jpg
Views: 156
Size:  159.3 KB

    Name:  Foto21.jpg
Views: 158
Size:  205.9 KB

    Name:  Foto22.jpg
Views: 156
Size:  200.9 KB

    Name:  Foto23.jpg
Views: 156
Size:  214.4 KB

    Name:  Foto24.jpg
Views: 157
Size:  180.1 KB

    Name:  Foto25.jpg
Views: 158
Size:  200.0 KB

    Name:  Foto26.jpg
Views: 158
Size:  154.9 KB

    Name:  Foto27.jpg
Views: 155
Size:  155.4 KB

    Name:  Foto28.jpg
Views: 156
Size:  145.7 KB

    Name:  Foto29.jpg
Views: 154
Size:  197.5 KB

    Name:  Foto30.jpg
Views: 152
Size:  209.5 KB

    Name:  Foto31.jpg
Views: 158
Size:  201.0 KB

    Name:  Foto32.jpg
Views: 154
Size:  210.5 KB

    Name:  Foto33.jpg
Views: 155
Size:  208.4 KB

    Name:  Foto34.jpg
Views: 150
Size:  198.3 KB

    Name:  Foto35.jpg
Views: 153
Size:  174.8 KB

    Name:  Foto36.jpg
Views: 152
Size:  171.6 KB

    Name:  Foto37.jpg
Views: 158
Size:  153.8 KB

    Name:  Foto38.jpg
Views: 149
Size:  157.7 KB

    Name:  Foto39.jpg
Views: 148
Size:  126.8 KB

    Name:  Foto39.jpg
Views: 148
Size:  126.8 KB

    Name:  Foto40.jpg
Views: 166
Size:  156.4 KB

    Name:  Foto41.jpg
Views: 150
Size:  116.1 KB

    Name:  Foto42.jpg
Views: 150
Size:  132.2 KB

    Name:  Foto43.jpg
Views: 147
Size:  85.9 KB

    Name:  Foto43.jpg
Views: 147
Size:  85.9 KB

    Name:  Foto44.jpg
Views: 149
Size:  102.7 KB

  40. #40

    Default

    Thanks for following this thread

  41. #41
    Landsman
    United States

    Join Date
    Mar 2017
    Location
    Idaho
    Log Entries
    23
    Name
    Richard

    Default

    Beautiful work, Sir!

  42. #42

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by SeaDog7 View Post
    Beautiful work, Sir!
    Thank you Richard!

  43. #43
    Admiral of the Blue.
    Admiral
    England

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Notts
    Log Entries
    8,040
    Blog Entries
    22
    Name
    Rob

    Default

    Thanks for sharing your work with us Julián.
    Rob.
    The Business of the commander-in-chief is first to bring an enemy fleet to battle on the most advantageous terms to himself, (I mean that of laying his ships close on board the enemy, as expeditiously as possible); and secondly to continue them there until the business is decided.

  44. #44

  45. #45

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Comte de Brueys View Post
    Fine work!
    Thank you Sven!

  46. #46

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Bligh View Post
    Thanks for sharing your work with us Julián.
    Rob.
    Thank you Rob, always a pleasure to post here.

  47. #47
    Midshipman
    Australia

    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Queensland
    Log Entries
    209
    Name
    Alastair

    Default

    Thanks for sharing this thread Julian. Very nice.

  48. #48

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Killick View Post
    Thanks for sharing this thread Julian. Very nice.
    Thank you Alastair!

  49. #49
    Master & Commander
    United States

    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Washington
    Log Entries
    1,543
    Name
    Paul

    Default

    Sound of grown men weeping in pure joy.

    Julián viewing your process and results are manna from heaven.

  50. #50

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Cmmdre View Post
    Sound of grown men weeping in pure joy.

    Julián viewing your process and results are manna from heaven.
    Hahaha, thanks Paul!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •