Jump to content
  • Optionally enter a message with your report.

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Floyd Ryan
      So here is my take on the famous Pathfinder Sorceress Seoni. I mostly kept to the original color scheme but wanted to find out how a green dress would look.
       
       



    • By Xumenicus
      I'm starting to get lost here, so I figured I'd make an index of stuff I've posted. Many of these are loaded with enough pics and text that they're almost mini-tutorials. Questions and comments are always welcome. If you don't get a reply within a couple days, find me on Facebook, or add me on Battle.net (Xumenicus#1118).
       
      ReaperCon Final Photos
       
      2016: https://reapercon.com/mspopen/2016/artist/Joshua Anaya
       
      2015: https://reapercon.com/mspopen/2015/artist/Joshua Anaya
       
      Projects
       
      Massive Voodoo Water Base (No Minis)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/77445-massive-voodoo-water-base-no-minis/
       
      Pathfinder Seoni Bust (ReaperCon 2016 Open Gold)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71475-pathfinder-seoni-bust-reapercon-2016/
       
      Dagon's Emissary (ReaperCon 2016 Diorama Silver)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71496-dagons-emissary-reapercon-2016-parts-03707-and-03497/
       
      Grudge Power Armor Bust (ReaperCon 2015 Open Gold, Bronze Sophie)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71528-grudge-power-armor-reapercon-2015-bronze-sophie/
       
      Dark Sword Mole Alchemist Diorama (ReaperCon 2015 Diorama Gold)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71534-dark-sword-mole-alchemistdiorama/
       
      Ork Timberwolf Vehicle (WiP)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71497-ork-timberwolf-half-scratch-half-gw-stompa/
       
      14479: Dryad (Heavily adminned because she's female. Haven't gotten around to fixing.) (WiP)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71536-14479-dryadbut-more/
       
      Power Armored Dwarves (WiP, and possibly forgotten and/or lost)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71652-power-armored-dwarves/
       
      Caddisfly Larva (Fishing)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/72652-caddisfly-larva-something-completely-different/
       
      Completely Failed Tower Implosion Diorama (Dead)
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/71535-completely-failed-tower-implosion-diorama/
       
      Informational
       
      Me hijacking somebody else's thread, and using it to track conventions in Colorado
      http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/77238-colorado-cons/#comment-1636600
       
    • By Ash Adler
      This one was about doing some more experimenting, such as:
      Painting eyes before skin (I think I'll keep doing this) Painting the base for the eyes with a color instead of just black (I went with purple, and the fact that I feel compelled to say that probably shows how ineffective it was at looking like some colored eyeliner instead of a black outline) Painting the base early (I don't think I'll keep doing this, unless it's for a specific reason with certain minis) Trying to create a fair skin tone with warm undertones (I liked what I was able to do for this) Trying to do blonde hair (turned out a little darker than ideal, and it needed more highlights, but at least it was reasonably blonde-ish) Trying to combine washing with layering highlights on the same part (I think my biggest mistake here was not doing some layering on the shaded zones, since I relied too much on base coat+wash to fill in that side of the gradient) More blacklining (really liking the effect this has, though I need to work on the neatness and thickness of the lines)  

       
      More pictures and thoughts as I worked on it at my blog: link
       
      Overall, I like the results, but I'm really annoyed at how stark the transition between the shades and highlights on the skirt turned out.  Looking back, I'm not sure why I didn't do some glazing on it, because I could tell that it was too much even while painting the rest of the mini.  I guess I'm still new enough to the hobby that I'm going to have stupid oversights like that.  Anyway, C&C welcome
    • By Xumenicus
      I keep meaning to become more active on the forums. Let's see if it happens this time around. ;)
       
      This is all about the Seoni bust I brought with me to ReaperCon this year. I wanted to sculpt a bust this time since I had a lot of fun converting Jason Wiebe's Grudge last year, and while I don't play Pathfinder (this is mostly 40k/Magic city), I really dig a lot of the artwork.
       
      I sculpted the head/torso out of Beesputty. This was my first time working with it, and I liked it a lot more than Fimo, or Super Sculpey. Still, though -- I sculpted the head/torso multiple times until I was almost happy with them. The eyeballs are Green Stuff -- I would have ordered steel bearings ahead of time, but I didn't know what size I needed until I was ready for them. At that point, I spent an hour or two rolling out maybe 100 tiny balls of Green Stuff, and then I came back the next day to see what looked right. The date on this pic is 10/2, but all of September was nothing but a month's worth of mistakes, implosions, catastrophic disasters, etc. And Kev White saying, effectively, "Her nose still sucks." :)
       
      Yeah, yeah, I know. No time to fix it. 10/2 was my cut off day. I *thought* I was being generous with time.

       
      This is the start of her clothing. I made a pattern out of aluminum foil, and then used it as a guide for cutting the entire top of her dress out of a single sheet of Green Stuff. After taking a couple more sculpting classes at ReaperCon, I think that if I do this again, I'm going to approach this differently. The cloth is way too thick. I'll use the method of filling in gaps, and then adding a small amount of texture onto the body instead.

       
      Cloth thickness also made it difficult to do the bias tape/ribbing along the edges of her dress. Added some of her necklaces and hair structure here, too.

       
      My first attempt at doing hair. It sucks. Bad.

       
      I watched a couple videos on hair, and everyone seemed to use Sculpey. I gave it a try, and liked it more than my Beesputty attempt, but it still sucks. All the feedback I received at RC was the same: "It sucks." Lol.

       
      Detail of the staff/wand. I've done tons of conversions for friends, and this really only took maybe an hour to do. The gems are leftover eyeballs.

       
      The ab armor plate took a couple tries. The base is Apoxie. I made maybe 5 patterns out of paper before I was happy with the size, and once I had the shape cut out, I draped it over Seoni's waist for the shape, and let it cure. I'm mostly happy with the design, but next time I'll work slower, and square off the edges a little better.

       
      All the pieces together.

       
      Primed, and sort of base coated. Sort of. I was mostly happy with the tones (I wanted to paint her in a dark skin color -- something a little more Varisian), and in the future I'll be doing that. Hair suckage is more evident here. Her nose is blue because she fell over. :P

       
      No time to do stuff right! Let's go!

       
      The "final" piece. I really wish I could have had another 20 hours to paint, but October was pretty messy as as far IRL events went, though. She'll still get her 10-20 hours of paint. Maybe. This was more of a learning experience/"Can I actually do this?" kind of thing. I'm actually more motivated to start completely over, and correct a lot of the mistakes that I feel I made during the entire process. Am I content with what I turned in, though? Yeah, I am.

    • By Mutilatedlips
      Painting is taking me longer and longer now, I remember when it only took an evening up to a week . Now two weeks to finish a model. Not sure why I am getting slower.
       
      Currently painting Miniatures for the Pathfinder Adventure card game to use in place of their picture cards on the table. I hope this character gets picked and I did not just paint her to sit in a box. lol.
       
      Anyway hope you enjoy my version of Seoni. :)
       
          
       
          
  • Who's Online   25 Members, 1 Anonymous, 32 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...