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Cassie: Gnome Wizard, Sharyn: Female Wizard, Sylph, Golanth: Half Dragon Warrior, Townsfolk: Strumpet, Ninja II


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Here we go.  I have about the worst combo of camera and lighting on the planet, but I figure I probably ought to get some work up so I can get some C&C.  These were taken with my Droid, but I don't have another camera at the moment.  Hopefully I can remedy that soon.  Also, my lamp is super harsh, but it's the only one I have right now.  It's great for painting; not so much for photographing.

 

Just a couple notes.  Cassie is the first mini I ever painted.  My colors are flat, she looks unfinished and cartoony, but I actually think the effect is fun.  As little as I knew about painting at the time, I kind of like the way she turned out.  Somewhere around 7-8 years ago, I think?

 

Sharyn is one of my most recent minis.  She's a pretty fair gauge of my skill right now.  I notice I need to develop shadows and highlights with her, especially when doing fair skin tones.  I think my medium skin tones look better, but looking at her I think her skin lacks depth.

 

Sylph is the same.  I think she lacks depth.  I like the way the wings turned out, though.

 

Golanth was my first (only) attempt at black primer.  That affected the color more than I expected.  In the future I'm sure I'll use black primer again for monsters and such, but I'll stick with white for people/intelligent humanoids.

 

Strumpet is another fairly recent one.  I'm working on a set of Townsfolk, and she's actually the most colorful of the lot.  My vision is for a poor town full of very "earthy" people.  There will be lots of brown in the rest of them.  She dreams of getting out of town and living a better life.  The one nice thing she owns is the red ribbon in her bodice, but her dress is still dirty and she's not as fancy as she imagines.

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