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So I got this guy from the melt bin during Reaper Con, and right now am doing a tutorial using his base ( http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/62033-sea-floor-base-tutorial/ )

But when I get around to painting him himself, that progress will come here

Here is how he was at the start of the tutorial (he's not this color scheme anymore)



and then I decided i didn't like his texture and tried my hand at giving him new scales with green stuff. I gave him new fins too, and gave him more of a belly so he isn't as snakey thin





I"m going to be doing this color scheme, with a bit of variation (more yellow along the underside so that it's not entirely pink all over



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Um... wow. For that kind of effort, you could have just sculpted one from scratch! I look forward to seeing where you take this.

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Succes. It's a great colourscheme, hope you can pull it off.


The scales look very good btw

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Nice job on the scales. I've been fighting with the little dots on this mini for a long time without success.


Great work!


Thanks! I know they're not perfect, this was my first time doing what Julie showed me scale-wise on anything this large

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yup need some brighter more saturated colors.. if you had the reaper clears that might help as they are bright and crisp colors.


The progress is looking good and your blends are excellent.  ^_^

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I need to break out my more gaudy colors XD i don't have any clears, but I will see what i have in the realm of shockingly bright colors

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I can see why the original sculptor made those scales, and I can see how much work it must have been to do so.  I think your sculpting additions give an entirely different feel to the creature.

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