Jacques de Molay, last Grandmaster of the Templar Order
Bust by Pegaso Models, 1:12

More historical background:

Last photo shows my first work in progress photo after a finger painting sketch session.

This bust will be raffled during this years NOVA Open Charity Raffle in Washington, D.C.
Hope you like it, even the topic is not so nice.

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Keep on happy painting!
  • yong min kim

    Oh! It’s completely real!

  • John Margiotta "BloodASmedium"PLUS

    Ill be at nova can’t wait to meet you and see this amazingly beautiful realistic model.for a great cause too.

  • Shane RozzellPLUS

    Fantastic! You have the narrative and characterisation perfect!

  • PierreYves"LordB"GenestePLUS

    And now, this guy is painting with his fingers…He’s crazy, I tell you, he’s crazy!!!!! :D

  • Albert Moreto FontPLUS

    Amazing light effect! Gold!

  • Derek Clark (fluisterwoud)PLUS

    This is incredible, I love it!

  • Theodoros Giannakopoulos

    It is too hard to achieve such a realistic fire effect and dramatic scene ! Gold ^2

    • Theodoros Giannakopoulos

      Looking at the pictures, I almost feel the heat of the flames !
      Among the best creations in P&P.

  • Jens Riber Poulsen

    Amazing skintones.

  • A.Demidov

    Очень круто , мой друг! Потрясающая передача  момента!

  • Sławomir Borysowski - "Sławol"

    Your best work so far.


  • Francesco Thau

    Agree with BloodASmedium!

  • Marko MiladinovićPLUS

    Stunning work my friend!

  • David "althai" Diamondstone

    Fantastic. Such emotion!

  • Rob NorrisPLUS

    Speechless and you added another dimension to the display of bust, love it.

  • Vladimir_Golubev

    Every time I think that it’s impossible to do better, Roman does it

  • Oliver Posvek (Colouristo)

    Hi Roman, very happy to see him finished!
    Great piece.

  • Jason ZhouPLUS

    What a fantastic work of lighting effect and atmosphere!

  • Jose_A_Alfonso


  • Paul BullockPLUS

    Roman, you are a huge inspiration, I know the story of the Templar’s well and this piece actually captures the defiant indignation of Jacques de Molay. History tells he met his end in silence till the last minutes then he screamed in rage and defiance. I love everything about it. thanks

  • DimitriSoultanias

    Strong work!Describes perfect the end of Jacques de Molay.

  • Fausto "Greengobbo" Palumbo


  • Kristian Simonsen

    Great and inspiring work!

  • Matthieu Roueche - "Blabla"PLUS

    Very expressive paintjob…nice Roman! ;)

  • Luca Riva

    Great work Roman! in your last pieces i saw more attention to create unique atmospheres and i really love it, keep on happy painting!

  • François-Xavier "Fx" HUET

    Gold !!!


  • Paolo-Di-Poce

    Gold, you are a jenius

  • pit-rehmkePLUS

    Hi Roman,
    ein Meisterwerk!