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Esme "Granny" Weatherwax in a ball gown, from Micro Art Studio

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My brain really wants to believe that this is a 54mm or larger piece, but I've got a sneaky suspicion that she's really 25-28mm, isn't she...  It's just mind-boggling that you've got so much going on with such a tiny piece!  :blink:

 

And the black + interference dress is amazing!!  ^_^

Thanks!

 

Micro Art Studios calls these figures "30mm". They are a little big, about half a head taller than Reaper human miniatures (and they tower over Hasslefree's little women). Granny Weatherwax is about as tall as Reaper's female Githyanki/ Astral Reaver or Reaper's Tierdeleira dark elf.

 

Which is to say she is a smidgen big, but still pretty danged small.

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That's one lady i would not want upset with me.

 

Her dress looks fantastic; you did an amazing job with that!

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That's aces. You definitely captured the iridescent quality of a starling's feathers. Top marks for the face & hair too.

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She did a brilliant job painting it.  The effects on the dress are really beautiful and the expression is the perfect image of a disdainful witch pretending to be disdainful aristocrat.

 

For those who haven't read Pratchett, the book Masquerade is a combination of a parody of Phantom of the Opera and ironic commentary on opera.

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Oh my, she looks like a scary grandma and I'm sure exactly like the character. Excellent work, Pingo!

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Just had to comment on this one. I looked at the first pic and said, "My god that's ugly!" And then my second thought was that technically it's some of the nicest painting I've seen. I love the skin and the dress. She still scares the beejeebies out of me but that's what she's supposed to do. Not someone I want ot go to the ball with.

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The dress is nifty, but it's the grey hair that really stands out as  a great piece of work to me. Pale in colour, definitely grey/white, but with a lot of richness and contrast. Not easy to do!

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Nice painting on face, hair and feathers.

Also I like how you managed to still keep the dress appear overall black. Those interference pigments can be quite opaque, especially over dark basecoat.

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You've captured her look perfectly; i.e., Esme Weatherwax: a woman who disapproves of everyone & almost everything on principle. I love the the mini, but I REALLY LOVE the paint job. VERY WELL DONE as usual!

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