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Washes and first highlight done. I achieved two new things tonight. I successfully used the two-brush blending technique! Yay! I used it mostly on the cloaks, so you can't see it from this angle. I also discovered a setting on the camera I'm borrowing that simulates a slow shutter speed, so I managed to get much better pictures.

 

So here we are after washes and the first highlight on the greens, and the dryad's skin.

 

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I think I'm done with the Dryad. I totally f'd up her face, and now I'm unhappy with it, but I'm not about to strip it and start over. So I'll start with basing her. The actual elves still need their hair painted (I've been highly ambivalent about the color there), then I think the wizard is done. The sergeant needs his sword's gem and his arrows painted, then he's basically done. Nienna needs her shoes, the interior of her bracer, her quiver, her bow and her arrows to be painted. Should be done with all of them in two, maybe three hours.

 

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Nice.

 

The foliage added to the dryad makes a real difference - it suddenly looks like shes merging with a real tree, rather than merging with a stump. She also seems to be smiling more, but I cant tell if you worked on the face or its just the angle.

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