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Some years back I acquired a starter box of the Khaliman Republic (basically Egyptian cat people) for the French wargame Alkemy. They are the first small-scale resin I've ever assembled or painted. Anyhow, one of our gamers wished to play a Ceilican (magical were-cat) in a heavily modded World of Darkness campaign. Of the five figures in the set this one appealed the most. It appears to be a sort of lynx-man but with a long tail. There may be some flash or something. I've been reluctant to get too slicey with the resin. Here the figure is primed white and washed with thinned Burnt Umber.
Pingo posted a topic in Works In ProgressThis is a catgirl pirate ( "Nyamaunir-Piratin"), figure #15503C from Das Schwarze Auge, produced under license by Ral Partha Europe (which is not Ral Partha). Got that? She is a wee bit on the small side. Here from left to right are a cat person (Khaliman) from the French "Alkemy" game, our little kee kat pirate, Reaper's 77340: Avatar of Sekhmet, and Reaper's 03478: Tawny Firehair, Cat Girl. Here she is up close. She has some nice details and a more fuzzy appearance than most of the cat people minis I've seen. This is my standard priming: A thinned coat of Titanium White allowed to dry for a full day, then a wash with thinned Burnt Umber. It's related to Renaissance painting techniques and I find it gives a good warm foundation to start from. I was painting her at the same time as some wolves, for economy of paint. I figure I'm going to paint her like a grey cat. The first coat of paint is a light grey mixed from Ultramarine Blue and Burnt Sienna, lightened a good deal with white. Here's a back view: It may be noticed I'm a little casual how I apply my paint. There are bits not covered and the paint has been thinned down and it isn't always the same opacity because of that and the under-brown shows through. I mixed a slightly more translucent, darker version of the same grey and added some more. Then I took some matte pure Carbon Black and indicated in her eyes, nose, mouth, and claws. I put an undercoat of black on her sabers as long as I was at it, since I find it looks very good under silver. Tune in later to find out what's next ...
Marsya posted a topic in Show OffHere is my exchange piece I sent off to Inarah since she wanted a surprise I did not want to post a show off until she received her. Luckily today she made it safely and in one piece. Inarah wanted a miniature she could use as a NPC or adventurer for gaming and I have been wanting to paint up a female wizard so I picked out Hannah sculpted by Werner Klocke. I didn't care for the wand so I switched her up a bit (with inspiration from Jennifer Haley's version). As I have been working on skin tones lately I mostly painted her skin with the olive skin triad with some help from the Dark skin triad and some purples for the deepest shadows. I tried something new with her skin as well and after sealing up added some satin brush on sealer to give her skin a luminescence feel. I am not sure if it shows in the photos though. I really loved painting her even though I had a few mishaps (mainly me being clumsy) and had to rework a few areas. Once I had her painted I knew she needed a kitty familiar since Inarah has a few cats of her own and of course her avatar. So I picked out a kitty from Dark Sword's Cat Pack and painted her up to be Hannah's familiar. I wanted to keep her base fairly simple so she could be used for gaming and moved comfortably. Without further ado here are the photos I took before packing her up. C&C welcome of course. And the closeup to really highlight my mistakes Inarah I'm so happy you like her and am glad she made it safely. Hopefully she will get to be a character to hit the game table someday.
Here is Hasslefree's Kitty mini that I intended to enter into a Hasslefree contest last year, but work got in the way. Her arm fell off twice and the first time I glued it back on I got glue all over her stomach area, so that also dampened my enthusiasm on finishing her on time. I think the jeans turned out nice, the skin, not so much.