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Don't know why I'm so nervous to put this out there. Really it's just for fun and no big deal, but I'd like to enter myself into a goblin challenge starting tomorrow, May 24. Time Tbd. Khanjira is currently still in the box.
Tonight I will dry fit, clean, and attempt to fix warping. Tomorrow afternoon I will begin the challenge.
Just to be sure: I have a couple packs of round size 10/0, 5/0, and 3/0. Any of those would be allowed, correct? They are within the 10 mm long, but not sure where to measure the 1 mm wide. At the ferrule, just the bristles at the ferrule end or the tip?
okay, now to clean the paint area and I'd some colors.
While waiting for water effects to dry (more boring than paint) I finished up a couple minis that have been on the desk for a while. His one here is a favorite. Got all rainbow inspired when painting up a great worm. This was the first mini where I'd used the sand/gravel and glue mix to "sculpt" a base. Had lots of rocks to stick into it as it dried. After a dark primer and light drybrush, I liked the look of it so much I didn't want to paint over it for a few months. Well I finally brought it back to the painting desk about a month ago and have been hitting the rocks with various leftover Browns and grays. I was not entirely happy with he underside until I thought to drybrush a fleshy color (suntan flesh) and it really did it for me. What do you think?
Sat down for two hours today to make the time until bones 3 shipment notification go by. Thought I'd try a speed paint of something largish. Wasn't sure if this should have gone in the WIP thread. Not putting it in show off though since it is far from what I would consider done. Still, a fun test of my speed.
2:39 pm about to rip open the bag.
2:51 pm mold lines trimmed, washed, glued to a base.
3:13 pm. Brown linered. Poured too much so a big puppy got some liner too. Had to wait for drying anyway.
3:47 pm. Green hair, off white weapon and other accessories. Eyes.
4:08 pm. Skin. Lots of skin.
4:28 pm. Blue and purple/red cloth and accessories. What, only 10 minutes left?
4:41 copper details. Little leather. Okay, technically a couple minutes over. Would have liked to go for another 20-30 min but I had to run out.
mission accomplished? Well, there base could use some attention. And the face. Really all of the skin could use a highlight. And the hair.
But I think I'll keep it as is for now to show what I am capable of in two hours. Maybe try this again in a while (there is the male still to do) and see if I get any faster.
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