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*bangs his axe against his shield*

 

Bravo!! Very well done!!!!

 

You cant take an uncouth barabarian anywhere(Glares at him for shield banging)

 

Well done Jay you have now taken another small step to the dark side of the hobby... (slugs barbarian..keep it down I had to much Grog last night)

 

Soon we will have you cutting them off thier bases and crafting one solely from you imagination ....now I wonder where I can snag some birch seeds as I stare at my shelf of finished minis without bases!

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Jasonator, I just want to remind you of something, because its always important to see where you have been in order to see where you are going.

 

About a year ago, you posted this:

 

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And here you are, posting this:

 

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Your technique has grown by leaps and bounds, and you should be incredibly proud of what you have accomplished.

 

Nicely done, dude. Seriously - Bravo. :)

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The level of refinement you have is increasing by leaps and bounds.  I am impressed.  I think now you need to think a little more about lighting.  I think a higher dynamic range should be something you aspire to.

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*bangs his axe against his shield*

 

Bravo!! Very well done!!!!

Thank you Ub3r,

I really started to laugh when I began gluing those Birch seeds to the base.  I have forty birch trees marked on a map to collect their seeds in the spring.

I'll even figure out how to dye them !

Thank you for those !

 

 

 

*bangs his axe against his shield*

 

Bravo!! Very well done!!!!

 

You cant take an uncouth barabarian anywhere(Glares at him for shield banging)

 

Well done Jay you have now taken another small step to the dark side of the hobby... (slugs barbarian..keep it down I had to much Grog last night)

 

Soon we will have you cutting them off thier bases and crafting one solely from you imagination ....now I wonder where I can snag some birch seeds as I stare at my shelf of finished minis without bases!

 

I have just located a source for the Jeweler's saw I require..

Thank you for your support :)

Uh.. Ub3r gave me my birch seeds.. you may have to bribe the barbarian with exotic coffees.

 

A wonderful job on a Dark a Sword piece I love it.

Thank you Marsya, I have had so much fun doing this one.

 

Looking very good sir!

Thank you for your comment and I have to admit, this has been a hoot.

The level of refinement you have is increasing by leaps and bounds.  I am impressed.  I think now you need to think a little more about lighting.  I think a higher dynamic range should be something you aspire to.

I feel the urge to really heighten the contrast now as I do these.

So you are really right on about that dynamic range.. I keep on thinking that it is time to unleash the wet on wet, dynamic color changes !

I'm going to go in that direction...

Thanks Dontfear !

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Jasonator, I just want to remind you of something, because its always important to see where you have been in order to see where you are going.

 

 

Your technique has grown by leaps and bounds, and you should be incredibly proud of what you have accomplished.

 

Nicely done, dude. Seriously - Bravo. :)

Galladril;

You BLEW ME OUT OFTHE WATER with your post !

The contrast stopped me Dead in my tracks !!!!!!!!!!

OMG... What a shock that was !

Thank you so much for your input, and your contrast from past to future.

I think  that was so empowering a thing to do, and also so humbling !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I don't think I ever need fear having an overly TURGID BRUSH !!!!!!!!!!!!!

:zombie:

Thank you so very much...

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This is an absolutly magnificent job you have done on this miniature, your progression has really took a leap forward and everything on this fits well together at a high standard. You should be very proud of this work and keep pushing yourself I think there is still a lot of potential for even more development in your painting. Again excellent stuff ;)

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It's wonderful watching you swoop along the learning curve. This is a gorgeous mini, and you've done an impressive job with all those shades of green.

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One minor suggestion would be to put a thin wSh of black or vallejo some over the gold the re highlight to add a little depth ;)

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You've done an absolutely wonderful job on this elf, he looks like he stepped out of one of Tolkien's books.  ^_^  And it's true, you've improved dramatically in a fairly short time.  You've earned it, you paint regularly and push yourself to try new things.  Bravo! 

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You've done an absolutely wonderful job on this elf, he looks like he stepped out of one of Tolkien's books.  ^_^  And it's true, you've improved dramatically in a fairly short time.  You've earned it, you paint regularly and push yourself to try new things.  Bravo! 

Thank You Littlebluberry;

I have to admit that I am really happy getting to this point, The challenges are richer, and knowing I can do some things makes me reach further out to attempt

a certain effect.  I like that I now am not afraid to add freehand touches, or add a detail that isn't there, but I feel should be.  Thank you for your kind support as

I learn how we make these sculpts come to life.

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