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77291 my first try on big mini. The Kraken

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I think it looks really nice in all honesty. I think the colors work and it looks like you did a fairly good job with your blending. The mini appeals to me over all

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You did a very good job on it, thanks for sharing.

 

Welcome to the forum, by the way. Take some time to look around, and don't be afraid to ask questions, everyone here is very friendly.

 

Also, don't be shy about posting more of your work, either. ::):

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I think it looks good. Those colors remind me of one of those pink speckled lilies.

 

I'm also impressed you posted from your tablet. That's tricky.

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Oh I forgot the underneath shot. That was the next hardest part, especially since I paid Ted the head separate from the body.post-12785-0-86556800-1428118253_thumb.jpg
Was wondering if all of the big minis (only opened 2 so far) have the trademark printed on belly?

 

<EDIT> fix inverted pic

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I think it looks good. Those colors remind me of one of those pink speckled lilies.

I'm also impressed you posted from your tablet. That's tricky.

Hmm it's pink? I was trying for brown and flesh tones. Oh well. :)

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I think it looks good. Those colors remind me of one of those pink speckled lilies.

I'm also impressed you posted from your tablet. That's tricky.

Hmm it's pink? I was trying for brown and flesh tones. Oh well. :)

It looks like what I would call a subdued dark violet, shading to a cold violet-pink along the edges. It's a good color for it.

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I think the Kraken looks good.

The mouth is very well done.

 

I can recommend magnifiers with a headband or a so called visor.

I use it myself and it really helps.

 

I like to see what you will do to the Old One.

Keep posting and welcome

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I think the Kraken looks good.

The mouth is very well done.

 

I can recommend magnifiers with a headband or a so called visor.

I use it myself and it really helps.

 

I like to see what you will do to the Old One.

Keep posting and welcome

Where do I get one of those magnifiers?

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I think the Kraken looks good.

The mouth is very well done.

 

I can recommend magnifiers with a headband or a so called visor.

I use it myself and it really helps.

 

I like to see what you will do to the Old One.

Keep posting and welcome

Where do I get one of those magnifiers?
The one I have was called a "SE MH1047L Illuminated Multipower LED Binohead Magnifier". I got it from Amazon (Reaper doesn't like direct links to commerce sites, but it's not too difficult to find).

 

The thing is rather astonishingly inexpensive for how well it works. It has fairly lightweight plastic construction with two sets of double lenses and one singlet that swings down on one side. It also has a little LED spotlight, blue-tinged so not so great for precise color work, but good for seeing details. The headband needs careful adjustment.

 

I can wear it over my glasses, but most of the time I leave my galsses off when I'm using it.

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... especially since I paid Ted the head...

 

You still goin' to Ted the Head?

 

Man, I'm tellin' you. Anybody who's anybody goes to Joe the Toe for their kraken.

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