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Going from the miniature to the conception sketch is an interesting idea. It certainly produces a SPLENDID drawing. VERY NICELY DONE!


Thanks very much! Given the processing power required for neural networking using deepart has a really quick turn around.


Its fun to experiment with different pictures and see how they merge

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Back again. Here's some more of my RPG collection as I get ready for my next campaign. Mixed in there is a halfblood and a scotsman from red box games. There's a fair bit of nostalgia in this one as I finally painted the first Bones miniature I ever got - the Ogre chieftain. Most of this I've been working at for months but a few I've painted in the last week or two. I'm in love with beastly humanoids (orcs, gnolls, bugbears, hobgoblins etc.) so many of these were a blast to paint.


Next update will be ship related - those of the sailing AND flying variety! :)













































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G'day!!! its update time!!!!


So in an attempt to stave off my obsession with X-wing, I've painted up some lovely miniatures! The star of the show was Pathfinder's Iconic Warpriest, probably now my most favourite model. Finally I found a realllyyyy good half-orc model. Bestial enough to be awesome, not too bestial enough to be apish/stupid.


The other minis are from Iron Wind that I got in a Kickstarter. They are much smaller so they made it into a pic out of interest in comparing scales.











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WOW - this is a whole lot of painting dropped in one thread - there are thousands of people out there who wish they had painted 1/10th as many bones as you!


random thoughts as i checked everything out -


You have great grasp of skin tones - from the perfect green on the orcs to the very nasty mustard of the gnoll/flind/whatever - well chosen (what color is the gnoll?, that is a really disturbing tone, i like it!)


Cool frogs - bright, detailed and easy to deploy and keep track of!


Elf with sword held high (and plain blue shield with gem) is masterfully done - in a field of very nice paint jobs, he steps forward and distinguishes himself - high CHA perhaps?


Great stuff!

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So having been obsessed with the idea of flying ships powered by dark and sinister magic for a while, it was incredibly exciting to be introduced to Spelljammer after watching a video about it on the awesome youtube show Web DM. Over the past few months I've managed to procure the original box and a MINT condition War Captain's Companion box (OMG!).


Although there are great pdfs of the books available, I have searched far and wide for digital scans of the ship cards and cardboard cutouts and finally I have my own. But they were too precious to simply cut out and use. So I scanned them all into one big document, printed them out and made them from paper!!!!!!!




Which keeps the originals intact. I'd like to share these scans with any who wants them (pending legality). I plan on using these ship tokens in my coming DnD campaign that will begin sometime after I get my hands on the Bones 3 kickstarter (who could ever guess why!). I endeavour to make a mashup between X-wing and Spelljammer to create a fun new mini-game to simulate naval combat in the skies! I think I wanna call it Skyjammer. Anyway, I hate the Spelljamer-esque idea of fantasy ships in space (ridiculous!) but I've had a long passion for creating fantasy ships flying through the air (still kinda crazy but not as stupid as space). This little mini-game can run simultaneously to a DnD session as the pilot at the helm can control their ship like they do in X wing, whilst the other players can form the crew and do as they please.


I envisage this only coming up a few times in the campaign but maaaaaan is it gonna be awesome. Plus I get to explore a world in which lucrative magical flight can come at a terrible moral cost. FUN!

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There was a game called Sky Galleons of Mars you probably would have liked.


It probably strains the bounds of legality to pass around / publish the file with all the cut-out ships.


I made a poor attempt to create some podged together rules for skyship-to-skyship combat once. (Because my characters were traveling by atmospheric bound sky galleon.) Those are long forgotten.



There is apparently and band called Skyjammer



Unless ^ this ^ is your work, someone has beaten you to the concept (and possibly the name, used within a D&D context...) with a 23 page PDF set of rules published on a wordpress site.

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