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Presented this week are Hasslefree's William (or not-Spike), along with a couple more BattleTech goodies.

As always, thoughts, opinions, and thrown halloween candy welcome.


Hasslefree - William
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FWL 1st Regulan Hussars - Mad Cat IV
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Wolf-in-Exile Omega - Mad Cat
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LC 5th Lyran Guards - Bombardier
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My intro to Battletech was the Mechwarrior 2 video game. The visual on the Mad Cats remains a favorite of mine to this day. I have never found anything wrong with your 'mechs. They're stunning.

 

Not-Spike almost looks like a flasher the way he's holding his arms in his jacket. He's well painted, and black and greys are difficult colors on a good day.

 

My only critique is that the black, could be punched up a bit, highlighting upwards especially on the back shoulders and back of the collar. I see light reflection there (If I'm wrong, please correct that).

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I'd love to get into painting mechs. I've always been fascinated by them. When I was a teenager my friends and I had a bunch of the novels, and swapped them back and forth. I could name pretty much every mech by sight, and give you the Inner Sphere/Clan nomenclature for each. Awesome paint jobs!

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I probably could have a little more highlighting on the upper surfaces.

 

That's not light reflection, though. That's all paint.

 

Then my monitor hates me. Good job there, I will still stand by a little more highlighting, but curse my computer monitor along with that then.

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