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  1. Hey, it's really cool that you paint for Freebooter as well!! I haven't seen this miniature before, not even at the convention I was on yesterday (and Werner showed us quite a few new releases other than this one). I hope I can see it IRL in November when we go to Antwerp. By then I think I can show you the new release that I painted for Freebooter (I think it has to remain secret for now so I can't show it now And I like the dryad like this too, it's so tempting to paint her green. But you already did that
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    Dryad

    So it has been a while since I've painted a Reaper model, but she is finished now! In all her greenness. I'm not quite sure if I'm completely happy with her, but I can't point out exactly what the problem is so everybody's welcome to nitpick Thanks! Link due to nudity
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    Rhymaïss

    Thanks again all, I;m gald you like her! Anne, you can send pictures to Jeremie, I haven't so far... About my face painting mojo, I'm glad I have it but after I've finished the face I often don't feel like painting the rest of the model anymore... the face is the best part IMO. Maybe we can exchange a bit of mojo?
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    Rhymaïss

    Sure, no problem! Base: VGC Earth + VMC Light Flesh Shades: VGC Charred Brown, Pegasus Burgund, VMC Deep Green, Pegasus Weinrot Highlights: GW Snakebite Leather + white I think the most important thing for this miniature was that I finally had enough patience to apply a lot of very thin glazes.That's how I achieved the depth of the skin (when I'm impatient I use too thick glazes which isn't very pretty...).
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    Rhymaïss

    No I don't think she's on Battlefield Berlin, but you can buy her directly from the Kraken store I think. I bought her on a convention last year. The tile work was indeed based on photos, but I combined a lot of them and changed some patterns to make it paintable on such a small scale. One of them was this one: Moroccan fountain
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    Rhymaïss

    Really is that resin? Very soft resin then. I'm not very experienced with resin, but all resin that I've seen was pretty hard... And Marikes version looks nice...
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    Rhymaïss

    It's from Kraken. Real plastic!!!
  8. So it was a while ago already that I posted the WIP from Rhymaïss. I have to admit I didn't paint a lot more on her, the base was enough work already Do you think there needs to be something extra on the base? Like a small pot or a tajine or something? Or is is busy enough already? Thanks! Brenda
  9. First a big thanks to everybody who took the time to nitpick I'm going to check everything you said on the real miniature, I suspect some tiny things might be caused by the photography, but there are certainly things that I agree on (the shading on the belt and the back side of the cloth for example). About that thingie next to her nose, I wasn't sure what it was (a flaw in the sculpt or not) so I decided is was a piercing. The exact location might be a bit odd, but I figured it might be just possible. I guess it needs more shading around it... I'm going to work on it! Thanks again!
  10. No don't feel awkward! It's those tiny things I want to hear! Thanks!
  11. So I don't often post WIPs. I actually don't know why... but this time I just want to paint this mini really good, I think she deserves it. I haven't painted such a nice mini in a long time (hooray for plastic it seems... ) So please comment every single thing you don't like and needs to be improved (hence the big pictures).
  12. @ dks: you exactly named the things I wish I had more time to work on... 1. the hair. It is too warm indeed. I was afraid it would end as one big grey mass, but this is not as I intended either. 2. the gloves. Because of the size of the right hand I decided to paint them as gloves. IRL the gloves are more different from the skintone, but I could have done better. 3. the flames. I was a bit confused I guess with the flames on a winter themed model... so that's what I painted last. I didn't mean to paint them as a light source (didn't have the time at all to paint OSL ). Then I made a huge mistake and painted them bright green (as in really bright bile green) which was horrible, so I covered it up with blue and felt she had to be finished. So all in all there are some things I quite like, but some areas could have had more attention. If only a day had 48 hours...
  13. Thanks for the kind words! The colors I used for the skin: VGC Steel Grey, VGC Electric Blue, VGC White and Burgundy from Pegasus Farben (a German brand). I mixed the first three to a pale grey shade, highlighted up to white and shaded with glazes of the steel grey and burgundy.
  14. Yes, a Fire Sorceress. In a winter contest. I can't help it, it was the only Reaper mini I still had... and as it was lying around way too long already I decided to paint it in a cold color scheme. I hope it's a bit credible, all comments are welcome!
  15. Here's my entry, it's Pharess the Fire Sorceress... I know it's a bit strange to enter a Fire Sorceress in a Winter Competition but it was the only Reaper mini I still had I hope I managed to hide the firey bits and create an icy feel. So I guess she's an Ice Sorceress now
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