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This is beautiful work! The only thing I would critique is that some brown added to the shading on the loincloth would dingy it up a bit, only because I sincerely doubt his loincloth would be that pristine; especially when compared against the shield.

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Really great idea for a gift.  The fact you took something special to you and your father in the rock and showcased it with something he is into makes the best possible gift.  I'm sure he will be terribly excited!

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This came across my mind. I could have easily done a bit of dirt n gore on his skin and cloth, but I figured I could get away with it just being on the shield. I imagined him coming fresh out of a bath, given clean clothes scooping up his dirty shield from a previous won battle and confidently walking out to fight again. Sort of a Hollywood story in my brain...

 

but mainly I didn't want to completely dirty up dad's figure.

 

This is beautiful work! The only thing I would critique is that some brown added to the shading on the loincloth would dingy it up a bit, only because I sincerely doubt his loincloth would be that pristine; especially when compared against the shield.

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