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My brother is playing a rock gnome rogue in our 5e campaign. He was upset about using a halfling mini for his character, and he also wanted something to scale, so I painted up an Otherworld mini for him. Officially it's a brownie from their faerie folk set, but it looks like a gnome, and looks like it could be 3' tall. It is tiny, the smallest mini I've ever painted. Since it is so tiny, and for the desktop, I painted it very quickly. I also deliberately didn't highlight it too brightly, since he's a stealthy assassin. He was even a bit small for his base, so I added a big rock and some gravel to finish it up.

 

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I gave him red eyes, though they aren't very visible. This out of focus shot is the only one where they are even slightly visible:

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Here are a couple brighter lit shots:

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And here he is next to a bones mini for scale:

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