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Wow, I've slowed down, haven't I?

 

This is another character for one of my Pathfinder players. He picked both the mini (Parraway Ambercane) and the colour scheme:

 

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This one took a few weeks, due to the complexity of the model (so many different materials!)

 

Frog Skin: Pure Black > VJ Yellow Olive > VJ Golden Olive

Frog Belly/Lips: Olive Skin Shadow > Olive Skin + Black Wash

Frog Eyes: Sun Yellow, Pure Black

Gnome Skin: Olive Skin Triad

Gnome Hair: Red Hair Triad + Blond Highlight

Leather: Walnut Brown > VJ Leather Brown > Blond Highlight

Leaf Armour: Same as frong skin, but at different levels

Staff: Walnut Brown > Ginger Cookie

Skull: Walnut Brown > Dirty Bone

Metallics: Pure Black > Soft Blue ? Pure White

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The frog's eyes are large and highly visible, so to help make them look wet (without painting them gloss) and alive it is good to put a "glint" of pure white on the top (slightly to the front) of the pupil (about half on black, half on yellow).

 

Otherwise looking ready to go.

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Greatjob theleast! I enjoy seeing your work and your progress as a painter, the Ebonwrath turned out most excellent. Keep up the great work!

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A few people over in the WIP forum suggested I try a darker backdrop for Ebonwrath, so here are some more pics:

 

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SR...that picture made me have Firewall flashbacks from fighting Sartherion in Obsidian Sanctum:

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Awesome!  Such a wonderful feeling, to make it into the store.  This paint job was definitely worthy, too.  Very very cool idea, and beautifully executed.

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not that I have anything up to that level,but how does one submit to the inspiration gallery?

I will try to get you pointed in the right direction. From Reaper's home page click on the Figures tab, then click on Inspiration Gallery. If you aren't logged on already, do so now. On the top right of the page, below the Reaper on tab, in red type you should see three links, "What is the Inspiration Gallery (FAQ)", "Submit a new Entry", and "Manage your entries!". I would probably start with the FAQ. I hope that helps.

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I am glad you went with the dark background.  I think it really makes the entire piece pop.

 

A very good paint job all around.

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