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Siri's Uncharted Seas WIP

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So i picked up some discount minis this weekend. I've gotten them washed and glued together, and filled the rather large gaps with green stuff. 

The dragon bat gargoyle looking thing came with arms that i'm not going to use. I clipped down the shoulders he had for htem to be more streamlined with his wings

 

mr. sea serpent will get more added to him once that green stuff dries. I plan to do splashes and water trailing off the upraised flipper

 

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Started base coating the sea serpent. This mini is awesome, I just LOVE the dynamic pose as if he's breaching like a whale. And it's so hard to find a decent looking sea monster mini. Taken with terrible overhead lighting, sorry

 

 

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that is a really cool sea monster. I like the colours you've picked for him too, and that dragon ship is a beautiful piece as well. The dragon bat gargoyle thing...well, my vote is being withheld at present

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that is a really cool sea monster. I like the colours you've picked for him too, and that dragon ship is a beautiful piece as well. The dragon bat gargoyle thing...well, my vote is being withheld at present

 

yea he's kind of weird. But, he was $2 haha. So i thought why not?

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[Looks at the boat, looks at the monsters, looks at the boat again]

 

"We're gonna need a bigger boat."

 

Liking the colour on the sea serpent. He looks tropical.

 

The grading on the fins look like those of a turtle (a mean one) instead of that of a whale (just as mean).

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[Looks at the boat, looks at the monsters, looks at the boat again]

 

"We're gonna need a bigger boat."

 

Liking the colour on the sea serpent. He looks tropical.

 

The grading on the fins look like those of a turtle (a mean one) instead of that of a whale (just as mean).

 

i was originally going to do whale like shading, but he's so scaley that i decided turtle was the better route =) I plan to add some green to the water where his flipper and body go under, to indicate they continue through the water

 

frankly i'm not impressed with the google search painted images of him =/

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I plan to do it in a Chinese color scheme, yes =)

 

These are from a series called Uncharted Seas

 

"Uncharted Seas" was the fantasy naval combat game put out by Spartan Games 4 or 5 years ago. Since then, they have introduced a sci-fi line (Firestorm Universe) and a steam punk line (Dystopian Wars). They have since pretty much discontinued the fantasy line - it did not do nearly as well as the other two have.

 

I'm not surprised at the gaps you're experiencing. Spartan's early products had a lot of casting issues, especially for their metal products. (Since then they have improved a lot on resin, and more or less stopped making metal stuff.)

 

Nice work so far, Siri! I agree with you that the sea serpent is in a cool, unique pose.

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Here's some progress pics. There's about 3 different blues being used for the water, along with white for the froth

 

here's what the water looks like if flat painted [i'm doing a lot of free hand]

 

 

 

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Me too. Has a lot more motion to it. I plan to use more green stuff and some water effects to build up the foam and have some splashing over the submerged flipper

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Boy, I see what you mean about the other painted versions. Yours is developing very nicely.

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When I search for painted images, about 1/3 of the results I get are Siri's pictures. ::P:

 

The water free-hand adds a lot of depth to the base. I actually didn't realize how flat the physical model was until you pointed it out.

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