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Every year I throw a party for my primary gaming group.  I usually try to have presents for everyone who is not of my family.  This is the third and final dragon for tonight's festivities. Its not the quality Im most proud of but the speed. I got told yesterday that this person was coming and that it was his birthday.  Soooo...  in 2 hours this went from in its box to painted and sealed.  Its a a fair job and it is a rather cute dragon. some of the subtleties are missing but overall, i would not be upset with it on my shelf.  The dragon is Valiant's: Dragon with pendant.  And yes this is my second run at this mini.  I pretty much bought out a run lot of these for painting at art craft shows so I could afford to sell/give them away and still show off my more impressive dragons.


Anyway, consider this tabletop quality in 2 hours from metal to sealer, and comment or critique away.  I will say, highlights on the rock are brighter than they appear :poke:


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I agree although some of it I will blame on the pictures. The highlight on the dragon is snow shadow and the Base goes up to a light pink.  Win some lose some.  Someday i will break down and get a real camera. I have around 80 watts of photographic fluorescent light  pointed at the light box and the highest auto shutter I get is around 1/125 which i then have to tone down in the editor to make up for the slow shutter speed.  And my camera doesnt allow me to set that function.  Sigh.


Thanks for the good comments and the crit though. I usually can use the critique to make my work better, and since I feel kind of plateaued right now, that helps all the more.

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Where does this guy come from? I'm getting my first taste of giant sized critters lately, and I'm not sure that I like it. Your guy here looks like a lot of fun, as well as a great speed job. Kudos!


Its and old Valiant figure.  A lot of them were sold as "collector" pewter dragons with the gems and buffed.  They are still still had some at really discount prices at FRPgames last time i looked


There is a series of about 5 of them, some better than others.

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