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Are there always so many tears involved in the final outcome of a mini?

 

At least 5 hours of painting, ugh! but everthing is going good.

 

Time to glue the arms on..a little scratch, I can touch that up... a little too much glue, but it's ok, still good, it doesnt show

 

Haven't done snow for a while, how the heck did I do this again? eh? maybe it was like this...

 

...got some glue and snow on me, lets get this off my fingers...Wow! got a bunch of super glue on the table, thats a first, not good lets move the mini....

 

KERPLOP!!! face dive into the table. Snow caked on his feet, scrape scrape scrape with the razor knife, touch up the paint that flaked off, luckily only in a minor spot right on his face.

 

Won't glue back on, still too much snow on his feet...scrape scrape scrape...gee, I got more glue on me. The wife isn't going to let me touch her for a while. 

 

I think it is on now, not as sturdy as the others though.

 

What the heck was I doing?!?!?!? 5hrs to paint, 5 minutes to possibly destroy it.

I wanted to post this before a couple of my other recently finished ones in case it decides to self destruct.

I really hope you enjoy :)

 

No touch ups, just some better pics with a new camera:

 

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Old Pic:

 

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Normally I squish their feet into some sculpting putty and form a rock. That keeps them stuck to the base. I think I thought he would stand fine on his own. Not sure what was going through my head gluing him directly into the snow. Thanks I tried my best to clean it up. I wish he was a little sturdier, but he should survive normal movement around the house.

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If you are willing to chance working on the model further, given his apparently volatile nature, a few spatters of blood in the snow, to draw a link between his mouth and the base, could be really sweet. Liking the skin tone, too.

 

I totally agree. I might also add that I thought from that very first pic that he had blood on his right hand from the angle of the photo, which I thought was pretty awesome. Maybe drop from his mouth to hand to the snow?

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Nothing wrong with more blood. Killin stuff with his mouth or just hasnt flossed for a while? I added a new pic above.

It is hard to tell from the pics, but the whole hand isn't quite underneath his mouth, so I left it alone. Otherwise yeah, blood on the hand would have been awesome.

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Nothing wrong with more blood. Killin stuff with his mouth or just hasnt flossed for a while? I added a new pic above.

It is hard to tell from the pics, but the whole hand isn't quite underneath his mouth, so I left it alone. Otherwise yeah, blood on the hand would have been awesome.

That is awesome. Yeah, hard to tell from the pics where the hand is we are dealing with 2D when looking at them from that angle. The blood on the ground is pretty dang sweet though!

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