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I have never been a fan of this monster, regardless of sculpt.  I have always found it to be somewhat whimsical.  Your colors, and execution on this piece have changed my mind.  Beautifully done!  I particularly like the face and the way the eyes pop.  It draws my eye, and gives the creature a menacing appearance, without looking devilish.  Wonderful job!

 

 

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That really is a SPLENDID miniature, BEAUTIFULLY painted & based. VERY NICELY DONE!

Very nicely done!!

Very nice indeed! Especially like the wings.. The base complements the mini perfectly too.

I have never been a fan of this monster, regardless of sculpt.  I have always found it to be somewhat whimsical.  Your colors, and execution on this piece have changed my mind.  Beautifully done!  I particularly like the face and the way the eyes pop.  It draws my eye, and gives the creature a menacing appearance, without looking devilish.  Wonderful job!

 

I am glad everyone has enjoyed and like it.  My daughter has taken it to her home.

 

The thing about this particular take on the Jabberwocky is the addition of long spiral horns.  They seem out of place compared to other versions.  But I was happy that I could keep them and mitigate them to a degree. 

 

CoolAliasHere, I think the Jabberwocky is whimsical especially given the source material.  However, that is the one thing about Hordes of Things' version I liked ... it held menace.

 

One of my favorite Jabberwocky sculpts is the previous piece i painted for my daughter ... Show Off and WIP.

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