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Would it be possible to see some close up shots?  This looks very nice, and I would like to see more.

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  Thanks for the positive remarks!  Here is the close up as requested. I'm afraid my brushwork doesn't hold up to close inspection.  I usually paint for arm's-length viewing.

 

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So much tiny detail!  The red/magenta-yellow-turquoise scheme really stands out.

Thanks! I was trying for a color combo that would really stand out. :)

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It's helpful to see how you delicately handled all those little dots of highlights. Really, given the scale, she looks great.

 

It's also interesting to see how the particulars of how her face is painted turn into something quite translucent and almost glowing at tabletop distance.

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I love it. Not sure why, but it makes me think of Cher!

I can see that. I think it is some combo of the cheekbones, the smile, and the elaborate headdress.

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It's helpful to see how you delicately handled all those little dots of highlights. Really, given the scale, she looks great.

It's also interesting to see how the particulars of how her face is painted turn into something quite translucent and almost glowing at tabletop distance.

Wow, thanks! I have to admit I wasn't going for "glowing translucence" but sometimes the paint and wash just come together for happy miracles. :)

 

 

  

I love it. Not sure why, but it makes me think of Cher!

Haha! Now I'm never going to be able to un-see that when I look at this figure. Will have to think what the Elf form of "Cher" is to name her. I guess when ever she "zots" someone with a spell she'll have to sing "I got you, babe!" :)

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