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Au-Gust of wind brings the new month's challenge

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I'm not dead yet! Just...busy.

...I make myself cringe with these puns but that's not the point.

 

Please see page 1 here for rules and guidelines/questions. This is also the chatter thread here:  The first post as linked will contain the updated totals and grand total pending and the plan is to start getting the graphics sent to all who have completed the months so far soon Personal and grand total now live!

http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/58628-resolutionary-painting-challenge-chatterinfo-thread/

 

a reminder when submitting to please adhere to the forum show off guidelines. This is a much bigger challenge than I expected and it makes life easier for the mods
http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/7784-show-off-forum-guidelines-and-suggestions/

 

Also, please only create a single index post for your links. This means to modify your existing post when you get a new figure finished instead of posting a new one.

This month's challenge is: 4

Bonus Challenge is:


As written in the Illiad:
Sirius rises late in the dark, liquid sky
On summer nights, star of stars,
Orion's Dog they call it, brightest
Of all, but an evil portent, bringing heat
And fevers to suffering humanity.
Sirius/Orion's Dog is (roughly) where The Dog Days of Summer have come to be known (the history is more elaborate but that's too much to write here.) So: what exemplifies these hottest days of the year? Fire? Blistering desert winds? Needing to cool off? This should be a cool theme. (ba-dum-tsss)

 


 

The deadline Is planned for September 1, Midnight, RST. (Reaper Standard Time).

 

4 for the exchanges, something new to try
12 for the monsters, who in the dungeons moan
7 for the competition, to please the judges eye
19 for the table top, which will set the tone
9 for the players, doomed to see their characters die
One for the master painter on his ergonomic throne
In the well lit studio where no shadows lie
one tag to hue them all, one tag to bind them
one tag to bring them all and in the forum find them.
In the well lit studio where no shadows lie

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I'll be travelling for all of August so I'm not going to be able to finish anything this month.  I've painted over and above what I needed to in the last couple of months to cover August.

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I am Traveling now, but will be painting by the end of the month. 

 

planning on 3+ pieces of tower scenery and a large dragon. 

DDS 2. 

 

Its coming together.

 

http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/63896-77381-nathvarr-red-and-terrain-from-dds2/?p=1206097

1-4.  DDS2 terrain 

5. Nathavarr 

 

Other Stuff to finish:

6. Mushroomman (finished) http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/64164-02679-mushroom-men-chicken-of-the-woods-rpc/?p=1214357 

7 Female barbarian (Not pictured due to nudity) - unfinshed.

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Reaper makes three hell hound minis and maybe a total of six that could be painted as D&D Hellhounds ... just sayin'

 

Edit: Didn't attempt any K-9s but...

 

1-6 Legionaire Halberd guys.

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LOL!

 

I think I caught the Bonus early!

 

Painted this month:

Vourgha the Ogre 02312

 

In progress:

Hell Hound 03609

4 Kobolds 03064

Snar Mangebelly, Kobold King 03295

Neroli 02946

Vulture Demon (Vrock, Type I Demon) 02532

Vourgha the Ogre 02312

DDS 2 (A year end goal)

Takhisis (Ditto)

 

Total so far 12

 

How many more ?????

Not too bad IMHO, 8 out of 11 in my projected, and 2 of those are year end project completion dates...

Things are going to slow down in September, still grappling with all the newness in painting coming my way!

Frustrating at times, but exhilarating when something comes out right!

8)

George

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For the month of August

 If I have the time maybe some Call of Cthulhu minis to show off at Bubonicon. Oh and I need to start on a project for my next painting contest.

 

    buckyball

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August Goals

 

1-2 Gen Con speed paints http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/63681-a-pair-of-gen-con-speed-paints/

 

3. PP Zerkova http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/64039-aleksandra-zerkova-khador-greylord-warcaster-pip-33094/

 

 

4-9. Six Khador Doom Reavers (This is a lofty goal and may or may not be met)

 

August kicked my butt not a single drop of paint on my Doom Reavers. First time this year I didn't meet the main goal. Total for August only 3.

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This will firstly, serve as my placeholder, secondly, to announce that individual totals are updated as well as grand totals. Please let myself or FH know if something looks amiss in the chatter thread.

1-3: Resin Terrain from Tabletop Plus

4: Werewolf from Castle Ravenloft box game

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This will firstly, serve as my placeholder, secondly, to announce that individual totals are updated as well as grand totals. Please let myself or FH know if something looks amiss in the chatter thread.

Whatsa link to the correct post in the chatter thread with the totals?

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Hey, I should placeholder!

1. My vigilante miniature I need to photograph!

2. My arcanist miniature I need to photograph!

3. Tabletop Goblin

4. Tabletop Goblin

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