Manateedream

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  1. Don't give up! They are gorgeous, really make me want to up my painting game!
  2. I have a few wiz kids figures waiting in the wings, I'm interested to see your finished piece. I really should work on them, I have a couple bugbears that need to be done and could be useful in monday's game.
  3. Thought I'd give a quick in progress update. I ordered a Cordelia from a site and haven't received it yet...sigh....but I did get the civil war minis, and they are actually very pretty. Here is a very rough in progress shot. Note that I am using them in DnD, so the colors are not historically accurate. I also thought the one holding a parasol looked like a wand, so snipped it down and it looks like what I want. they are are very nice for the price! I have a ton of civil war soldiers now too, lol.
  4. That Cordelia one is really good! I could probably manage to green stuff the gun on the dress into a basic purse or something....I'm going to look for it now! Edit: Lame...only one Cordelia figure on ebay and it's already painted. I think I'm going to need to get it unpainted because then I can modify it easily, it would be too hard to try and break off the glued rifle from the dress in a glued model. Gah! Well if anyone has an unopened one they want to sell me, let me know!
  5. Those are exactly right....but too small! I use Reaper (much closer to the 25mm) and Dark Sword (true 28mm.) I think I will buy them anyway and enjoy painting them up, more as a good representation of what I'm looking for!
  6. I have the cinderella figure and it's alright....nothing is quite like what I'm looking for. I would love to see those figures, we should lobby together for sculpts of that type. I did buy the fairy figure with a fairly large dress and just didn't install her wings, that turned out pretty nice although it's the wrong style. It's hard fitting a figure to a specific character.
  7. WHY is it so hard to find good civil war era southern belle style figures? I have been looking forever for something like this: That big hoop skirt style dress. There has been only ONE actual figure that I've found that even closely resembles this style, and I have two of them: Which works...but...it's boring having the same figure with different paint styles. Has anyone seen anything like these available anywhere?
  8. How pretty!
  9. What is the name of this sculpt? I'd love to get one myself. Just need to know the name Nevermind I'm a moron. Her name is the title. Duh. She's turning out very nice. I love the rainbow effect.
  10. That blue flame looks really cool. I like the yellow and blue contrast.
  11. That is turning out very nice. I love the flame effect you did and the object source lighting (Which I never bothered with) is turning out really good on your model!
  12. This was the picture I used as a reference for fire. It helped a lot: Bright white at the bottom, yellow above that, orange above that, then red at the very tip top of the flame. I know you were limited in colors but this might give a good example of how to work with it. Here is my Domur that I finished recently using the above fire reference: I painted him to look like a Final Fantasy XI Black mage. I wasn't too excited about this figure, but really liked how he turned out. I am a painting noob too.
  13. Looks great! Anirion is one of my favorite figures, I used him in my pathfinder game. We did similar colors too, mine just had a gold fringe. I like darker complexion you added to him too.
  14. I love this thread. Kingdom Death was something I was interested in, but I think I would have difficulty convincing my friends to play it. I will live vicariously through your pictures!
  15. I love pumpkin heads, can't wait to see what colors you pick for the heads.