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5 hours ago, Fire_Eyes said:

That color palette is great! It makes me think of a steampunk absinthe fairy

 

LOL I think I might add that to the character's persona!! She inspires people to happily drink! She's kinda a terrible princess. Ran off to be a bard with her aunt and has zero intention of settling down. Had a kid out of wedlock with an elf (elf raising kid - family except for aunt don't know). Yeah, she's a great bad influence ^_^

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Lookin good!

 

I see you're using the blue tack to hold the mini on the cork, if you have trouble with this holding minis in place (I've had a few fall off) then the yellow kind will hold them more securely.  It should be equally easy to find, if you ever have one that likes to bungee jump without a cord to the work desk. 

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On 1/8/2018 at 4:02 PM, buglips*the*goblin said:

Lookin good!

 

I see you're using the blue tack to hold the mini on the cork, if you have trouble with this holding minis in place (I've had a few fall off) then the yellow kind will hold them more securely.  It should be equally easy to find, if you ever have one that likes to bungee jump without a cord to the work desk. 

 

What is brand for the yellow stuff?

 

Also: worked on the trim a bit more and base coated some metal and the boots. I am taking some liberty on what is "metal" for sake of looking cool. 

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Figure is kinda turning into A Saga of Low Coverage. 

 

I'm using Reaper's High Density paint Rich Leather, shook it a bunch, and the coverage is icky. Even on just white primed areas it is blah. On areas getting tidied, worse. I'm using it on leather fiddly bits. Not my favorite brown at all. My other browns are solid. 

I am not thinning this aside from damp brush either. 

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Bottles became blue. 

NMM on boots trim. Also close ups on some stippling. Hands and satchel next.

 

 

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More progress. I will do a bunch of lightning and hearts freehanding on her accessories - her band name is going to be Shocked Heart. Larger satchel, scabbard, and guitar will have patterning. 

 

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