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50209: Alice WIP (Wonderland Diorama)

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#61 Pingo



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Posted 14 October 2012 - 07:22 AM

I suggest having a look at MamaGeek's Lanura Windsong figure: http://www.reapermin...ong-elf-wizard/

Especially how she dealt with the translucent gems. Wow!

I built a boat. Spelljammer pictures here.

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#62 Corporea



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Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:31 AM

ok, this may not be helpful at all, but the key to translucent objects is seeing exactly where the shadows and highlights are. I tried to find you a similarly shaped object.
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also, borrowed this from google:
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oh, you mean I can put stuff here?  cool!  now to think of something...

#63 cloudshaper2k



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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:42 AM

Corporea, this is actually very helpful! Gonna have to see if I can find a sample bottle of something I can use for just this purpose.

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