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It could be a while until I get to post more photos. My phone broke, which I've been using lately because it's camera is better than my stand-alone digital camera somehow. I'm fairly sure it's still covered under warranty so I hope they can just swap it over to a new one at the store.

 

 

Followup: No, the store won't do anything. I have to deal with the manufacturer. So I'll probably be phoneless until Wednesday at the earliest.

 

Followup 2: With shipping, holiday delays, and repair time, it looks like I will be without my phone for 3 weeks, minimum. Send me a personal message if you know where I can get a cheap backup phone compatible with a Sprint Global micro SIM.

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So those hobgoblins, I mostly have them down. Started on my bones Eye Beast, and there are still 100 or more figures in various states of incompletion in my boxes before I'd have to do something from scratch. All to prepare for the coming year in which the many Kickstarters to which I have pledged are expected to be delivered. It's probably time to clean my wet palette too. Even with the copper it's starting to have a funk about it.

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I was almost ready to call the beholder finished, but I didn't like the way the eyes on the stalks were developing. The way the mold lines hit the tentacles screwed up the eyes as sculpted. So, I sanded off the paint and built new eyes using dabs of Magic Sculpt pressed in place with a 1/32" nail setter, which has a concave cavity on the tip. Quite handy for making simple eye-like structures.

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Apart from possible small touch-ups and a dullcoat, the beholder is finished! I'll try and wrap up those hobgoblins now, and maybe another thing. Sorry for the lack of photos. I'll post a group shot as soon as possible, which may be two weeks or more.

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All right, that's 10 figures completed in December:

 

Reaper Bones 77064: Kavorgh, Orc Warboss; 77388: Gnoll Warrior; and 77043: Eye Beast

 

Other mfg. Man-bat, Minotaur, Ranger, Gladiatrix, Orc with stone axe, Hobgoblin with axe, Hobgoblin with goblin head on a spike.

 

not necessarily in that order.

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