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NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« on: January 31, 2006, 18:41:50 »
Napoleon in Egypt!

The latest in a series by German artist Ralf Gemein ...
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Ralf only uses original Playmobil parts without altering them in any way!

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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2006, 19:07:09 »
Superb! :wow: He really has a knack for customising using only swapped parts. :yup:

I think his results would convince even the most hesitant collectors to start disassembling their klickies! 8-)

I wonder if Ralf will eventually go to the next step and have a go at painting the figures too. :)

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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2006, 19:58:01 »
I wonder if Ralf will eventually go to the next step and have a go at painting the figures too. :)

Since he is an accomplished artist, Sylvia, perhaps just exchanging parts to create what he wants may actually be more of a challenge for, Ralf ... ;)

But who knows ... ???

Certainly not me ... :)


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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2006, 22:21:24 »
Great sets!!!!  :D

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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2006, 22:24:44 »
Another one that I would buy.

I like the challenge he has set for himself by only using swapped parts.
They give mere lay people a chance to see what can be done by using their imagination

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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2006, 03:14:04 »
Do you all know this person? Do you know the story behind his cool playmobil inspired wallpaper (or paint?) he has put pictures of on his web site? Is this is a public space somewhere?

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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2006, 08:58:14 »
Quite amazing.    :wow:
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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2006, 09:42:25 »
Do you know the story behind his cool playmobil inspired wallpaper (or paint?) he has put pictures of on his web site? Is this is a public space somewhere?

I think his artwork has only been exhibited in Germany so far. One of the murals shown on the website is in the paediatric clinic of a hospital, so that is a permanent fixture. Some of the others probably are also. 8-)

Some of his paintings were on display at the Speyer Museum in 2005, as part of Playmobil's 30th anniversary exhibition.  A more detailed list of his exhibitions can be found on his bio page. :)


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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2006, 16:18:48 »
very cool indeed

I wish they were real sets :'( :'(
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Re: NAPOLEON IN EGYPT ...
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2006, 21:17:23 »
Those are great. I hope there will be more Egyptian things to go with the new Cleopatra in the Ancient World theme one day. :)