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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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G'day!

 

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! :)

 

Cheers!

 

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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.

 

Cheers!!!!!

 

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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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G'day!

 

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!!!!!!!

 

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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.

 

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There is apparently and band called Skyjammer

 

https://olddungeonmaster.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/skyships.pdf

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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