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Evilhalfing: here's a closeup of the wing bones.

 

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I just found the slightly raised area in the center on the fold and painted it with the blue.  I lined each side with the black. I decided to make the area where the rib flares out a bit into a joint.  All I did was a line of black after painting a few layers of the lighter colors.  Here, the edges of the joint are painted lighter to make them look more rounded- it would mimic them being more raised perpendicular to the rib itself- so even though it is almost flat, I can make it look more 3-D that way.  Have fun with it!

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taking a break from the dragon to work on my newest arrival: Kingdom Death Survivor.

 

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oh my.  I just spent 5 hours putting together my survivors, 1 kingsman, white lion and butcher.  Most of the time I spent filling in the gaps, pinning, sanding... this is insane.  Insane.  I signed up for most of the expansions, and I haven't even touched the included kits yet.  All I want to do is paint them and I'm stuck prepping.

 

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I HATE PREP WORK!!!! :grr:

 

Also... there is no way I'm going to figure out where all the little hands go on the phoenix.  Not happening.  As a side note, I used Iacton's painted survivor examples on CMON to figure out where all the cloth bits go on the survivors.  If you haven't done yours yet, its helpful.  I left a few choice bits unattached until later so I can paint them more easily.  The front legs of the lion I left off, but stuck them in just to see how it looked.

 

Ah.  Thanks for the opportunity to vent.  Much better now.  Carry on!

 

I'm doing a hopefully not evil thing and trying to make a larger template for the stone faces for my larger miniatures like the lion and phoenix (since the only size bases KD makes with the face inserts is 30 mm.)  So I took the 30 mm bases and stuck them into the sculpey to make a bigger stamp.  It should easily fit a 50 mm shape. 

 

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I'll bake it tomorrow and test it out.

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