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Mound of Dead Bards, Fire, & 2 PCs

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My first item is a mini my brother in law sent me, presumably to paint for him (he included no notes or instructions). It didn't come in a package and it had no markings, so I have no idea who made it. I actually struggled with it for a while, because there's a lot going on, but eventually realized that after I got the basic colours on it I could just splotch some red in there and hit it with a brown wash and it would look good and dirty. As though it had been through a battle... duurrrrr! :lol: So it's basic tabletop quality. And since he didn't pay with chocolate, which is the agreed upon price for my services, that's what he gets!

 

ETA: Thanks to Wyvernfire I know that the body pile is from the Gamers: Hands of Fate KS and it's official name is the Mound of Dead Bards. Apparently someone didn't like their singing... :huh:

 

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Next I have my half-orc priestess conversion of the bones version of Seelah, Iconic Paladin. I cut the shield off her back, the helmet out of her arm, the scabbard from the inside of her cloak, and gave her a club. Then I tried to use some Golden brand goop to smooth out the cloak, but it didn't work very well and left a weird texture that I couldn't get rid of. Oh, and I replaced the helmet with a box of chocolates for RP reasons :rolleyes:

 

Anyway, I eventually just got sick of trying to make her look better and decided that sub-tabletop quality would suffice. I kind of wanted to set the cloak on fire <_< But I love the little box of chocolates :wub: (it is Whitman's chocolates!)

 

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Speaking of conversions, here's my bionoid gal, the changed form of #143 (Spelljammer character). Underneath all the green and brown stuff is Marie, the chronoscope robot. In hindsight it probably would have been easier to get one of their sculpting dollies and make her using that.... but I didn't know they had those when I started :lol:

 

And yes, she's very shiny, but I want her that way. Her exoskeleton is supposed to look like a beetle shell, so I figured it would be shiny. It just looks awful in pictures. -_-

 

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Finally, here are my other two firewalls. I decided I would do a little OSL effect with them, unlike the first two.

 

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Anyway, enjoy! Comments and suggestions welcome ::):

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The body pile looks like the mound of dead bards, from The Gamers: Hands of Fate kickstarter. It's based on a scene in the previous movie Dorkness Rising. Both movies should be around on YouTube and are a fun watch. But back to the minis they look good and I love the box of chocolates.

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The body pile looks like the mound of dead bards, from The Gamers: Hands of Fate kickstarter. It's based on a scene in the previous movie Dorkness Rising. Both movies should be around on YouTube and are a fun watch. But back to the minis they look good and I love the box of chocolates.

Yep! Just looked it up and it is the Gamers Mound of Dead Bards. Thanks for the info  ^_^

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Good stuff!! I think your Half-orc conversion turned out pretty good, and the body pile is kinda neat. Your OSL on the fire looks good as well.

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