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I just got back into painting mini's. I had to stop several years ago because school got in the way, and a few personal issues. But now, I have patience, a better hand and understanding, and I'm proud of my first mini especially after such a long absence. Here's my mini. He's for my DnD Eberron Campaign. His name is Skaven, the Dwarf Fighter. He's level two at the moment. But his favorite thing is riding his soldier ant Pete (whom I tamed on a natural roll of twenty with no modifiers), smoking his pipe, and dual welding his warhammer and hand axe. Have a look and tell me what you think.

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I would say he's looking pretty good. Perhaps a tad glossy, though that could be the harsh light. And of course he's a tad out of focus in the first couple of pictures.

fo just getting back to it, I would say a job well done.

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Hi! Welcome back to the hobby. I think Skaven needs a nice base. And where is Pete? ;)

Well, I can't find a Soldier Ant or any kind of Ant on the Reaper website. I might sculpt him from a mixture of clay and add green stuff for detail. Not sure though, opened to suggestions.

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for pete, might i suggest a repainted plastic toy ant? many places will sell tubes of plastic critters and one with insects should include an ant of appropriate size.

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for pete, might i suggest a repainted plastic toy ant? many places will sell tubes of plastic critters and one with insects should include an ant of appropriate size.

Ya know...I never thought of that. It didn't occur to me at all. Thanks for that! Much appreciated.

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love the ant background. Nicely played.

That's actually his steed. I hope to find either another one, or one that's a bit bigger then him, re-mod either this one or get a new one and mount him on it. But thanks for the comment, much appreciated.

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The first two are merely scale to ratio pictures. Comparing sizes between the dragon, its hatchlings, the dwarfs mount and the actual dwarf. The ant I found was right, but I wanted him mounted on it, riding it like a horse. And it was too small. So, I found one of my other mini's, converted the mechanical dragonfly, pinned the legs in and now its an ant. With a few things to convert, snip away, a few things of paint, it'll look like the thing.

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