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The Old Barbarian looks WONDERFUL; your brushwork, freehand, & basing have done their magic in an OUTSTANDING fashion. I love his expression. VERY WELL DONE!

 

I remember when that miniature first came out; having it referred to as a classic really makes me feel old. Feeling old is just fine considering it's a sensation I never thought I'd live long enough to experience.

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The things that first strike me are the great job on the eyes, the pale blonde hair, the gold wrist band and the texture on the mail shirt.  All great. I think it's the excellent lining that does it by keeping all those light colors visually separated from the light colored skin.

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And somehow my computer crapped out, so here's the back view.  This one has it looks like a hairy arm, but I didn't really accentuate that at all, and not sure if that's a good thing or not, being he ended up being blond.

Arm hair on a blonde guy would be near-invisible, so I'd say it's a good thing.  Just some extra texture on the arm, which you've already portrayed.

 

Nice job!

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Awesome job. I love the freehand. Gods I wish I still had my old Partha minis from the 80s.

 

Time to be an old man for a second. All you kids (under 20) with minis. If you think you've grown up and moved on from DnD or Pathfinder or whatever, hold onto your minis someplace. Throw them in the back of a closet, or into your parent's attic. You're really going to want to see them again in 20 years.

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