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On 2/28/2018 at 5:55 PM, LarsM said:

Thank you for the very kind replies.

I cant take credit for the idea. I have a couple of warhammer 40k Tau XV25 stealth battlesuits in an upcomming project, and googling around I found pictures of them painted like this. So I wanted to try it.


I remember seeing a couple of those. They are very cool, but your hobbit does the whole idea credit. Nicely done!

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Absolutely jawdropping effect there.


As for the magic ring vs cape debacle...

A ring must effect everything the wearer is wearing or carrying, so must have a 'field of effect'. It would have affected his tunic and other clothes, too.

But the Cape is the only item showing camouflage effects, and only on the back.

Ergo, it must be the cape itself, or possibly the brooch or whatever is holding it together that is causing the effect.

(The brooch would be my guess. It's 'filming' and replaying what is in front of him onto the back of the cape. It's not an invisibility spell at all, just a 'projection' spell. I would guess that the cape was made by an apprentice, and sold off by an unscrupulous trader as the 'real stuff' at a 'slightly' inflated price... )



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That illusion is crazy good! I really had to squint to see where the cloak ends against the wall. Do you have some kind of marker or inlay in the terrain to tell you where to place the figure?

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On 3/5/2018 at 8:26 PM, Fire_Eyes said:

That illusion is crazy good! I really had to squint to see where the cloak ends against the wall. Do you have some kind of marker or inlay in the terrain to tell you where to place the figure?


Sorry for a (very) late answer.

Yes, I made a quite nicely fitting shallow (is that the right word?) in the terrain to fit the original base of the mini, to be able to take the mini on and off while painting the effect, and checking from the right angle.

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Oh I like that so much and I just watched return of the king a few days ago

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