The Thomas Blackshear Military Figurines Collection consists of Coming Home, Coming Home (Ivory), Buffalo Soldier, Tuskegee Airmen, United We Stand, Home at Last and Home at Last (Ivory). These high quality figurines come in African-American and Ivory versions and make great gifts for active duty or retired members of the Armed Forces. They are all made of handcrafted resin and inspected for quality and authenticity by Thomas Blackshear. They represent the modern-day soldier (Coming Home and Home at Last), those that served during Vietnam (United We Stand), the first Black Aviators in the United States (Tuskegee Airmen) as well as historic African-American troops from the past (Buffalo Soldiers).
Thomas Blackshear II is an award-winning artist born in Texas, raised in Georgia and residing in Colorado. He attended the Institute of Art in Chicago as well as the Academy of Art in Chicago on scholarship.
His clients have included Hallmark Cards, Disney Pictures, Coca-Cola, Embassy Pictures, The Hamilton Group, International Wildlife, Jim Henson Studios, Lee Jeans, George Lucas Studios, Milton Bradley, National Geographic, Seven-Up, Sunrise, and Universal Studios. His many awards also include the Society of Illustrators’s coveted Gold Metal award.
Open edition and limited edition quality figurines and collectibles by a world renown artist. Check out the slide show below to view the members of Thomas Blackshear’s Military Figurine Collection:
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