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Slow progress, its too damn hot to do anything which involves sitting inside and watching paint dry quicker than anything ever seen :;): .

My wet pallette went from wet to bone dry overnight, its England goddammit, its supposed to rain all the time!

 

Anyway, 1st coat of colour (purple won the day) and a bit of shading, I'll be going at it small brush stroke by small brushstroke next, hopefully the evenings at least will cool down a bit.

 

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I agree it isn't cheap, but it's good to treat yourself now and again :;):

 

Yeah, you are right, but I want to many. I want the gridiron nun and bunny football team, Thomarillions undead pirates (from black scorpion and eureka, too), and, and, and... ever growing. Faster than I like. .-)

 

Still have the old ral partha one. I had two, but one is missing... :-( Never painted him, because I'm afraid I don't like the result.

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No progress on the beholder but I've got my bones and have been having a play around, in various states of completion:

 

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The gun wielding, power-fisted Silverback !

 

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Liking your Bones so far, got to steal your idea for Afro guys shirt, though I'd have to use a transfer.

 

Actually that is a transfer, its one of the very old Epic 40k chaos marine tiny transfers, applied, softened up with Microsol and when its dried I painted a few highlights over the top of it.

 

That's some incredible artworking on the wizard's scroll.

 

Thanks, I use a 0.3 and a 0.1 mm technical drawing pen, its permanant ink, but it does take a couple of hours to dry properly on the paint. I find it so much easier to draw stuff like that with a pen, my brush control isn't anywhere near as good.

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Not sure, the eyes will be the last things I paint on it and will proabaly take me the longest as I hate painting eyes at the best of times.

I am leaning towards a 'normal' round pupil rather than the slitted one that is on the box, maybe that will help.

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Far beit for me to criticize the professional paint job on the box, but I get the impression that the eyeball pointing upward towards the eyelid is what's contributing to the half-closed sleepy/stoned appearance. If the eyeball were more centered horizontally or looking slightly downward at a hapless victim, wouldn't that help create a more menacing expression?

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