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So my daughter wanted me to paint another one of these chibi characters.  I find they make good practice.  Honestly, the eyes are what makes these models worth it.  Like most, I struggle with eyes, but these huge character heads are perfect fodder. 

 

Pretty happy with the results. Open to any feedback or improvements.

 

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Yeah...something like this is definitely the perfect place to practice eyes. You've done a lovely job on them, too. The dark rim around the iris is a great touch. If you ever want to take it a step further, I've noticed that blue eyes often have little flecks of tan/brown in them (mine do, anyway). That might be another way to give big ol' chibi eyes even more life.

 

I dig the highlights on the skin and blade, too. Great work.

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