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I love to see an alternate to accepted dogma with respect to paint color schemes, skin tones, etc. This is very well painted and you should be very pleased. His skin tone, and beard really make me think of Saruman from LotR.

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I love the skin on this guy. Really nicely done.

 

Ultimately, I don't know if I agree with the color of the skin; I'd rather see a little more bluish side to it, but it really is nicely painted. Also love the belt gems.

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" I was tempted to paint his skin "blond" as per the Monster Manual but kept with a very white and blue theme."

What an attractive scupt, huh? His face shows so much wisdom. Great job man, he looks fantastic! I glad you went with the "very white and blue theme" instead of the "blond" it gives it a more believable/fantastical look. Thanks for sharing your work.

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