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Aina, Female Valkyrie

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After dragons and some orcs & goblins, I tried my hand at Aina. Painting the face was quite difficult (especially the eyes) but I do notice that practice makes better.

 

I do wish I had a better detail brush (and maybe a more steady hand)...

 

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Practice more with what you're using.  You did a great job, and Red is a difficult color to get a handle on and you did quite nicely.  The Valkyrie looks like she'd be comfortable on any gaming table. 

 

Regarding Steady Hands:  Rest the mini comfortably in one hand. and, while holding your brush, place your other hand on the hand holding the mini.  The two hands, both holding something will then vibrate at the same "frequency" allowing for cleaner brush strokes AND make it easier for you to see what you're doing up close.  Magnification only goes so far (and I would agree, even as near-sighted as I am, it helps).

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Those poor orcs and skeleton..  They don't stand a chance.  And I stand by my original assesement solidly about fitting any gaming table.

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