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Ditto regarding the base!  "Will that be one lump or two?"  I love the way it seems like the figure is poised, standing atop two bobbing sugar cubes in a cup of tea.  (The cup of tea may be rather shallow, but I think it's a brilliant way to get the idea across without making the figure tower over ALL others on the table from having an overly large base.)  Very creative and wonderfully Wonderlandish.  :)

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I think she looks fantastic!  Love the base too! It's incredibly well done and unique so you shouldn't be so hard on yourself!

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Look great.  Too bad on the base though.  Sounds like it would have been pretty cool. 

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Thanks, guys! I'm glad y'all like her!

I know I'm hypercritical of my work. I don't hate how it turned out, it just wasn't as I envisioned it and I ran out (and over) time with it, so I was disappointed in the end result.

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I had never realized that Ms. V. Mina was a Wonderland character until now, and I may have to get her to do exactly this.

 

Google "Wonderland No More" for where she could be used in an RPG.

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She is a BEAUTIFULLY painted treasure. The base is BRILLIANT AND WONDERFULLY imaginative. VERY WELL DONE indeed!

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