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Arena Rex Medusa (linked for translucent fabric)

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She looks *amazing*!  There are several of the Arena Rex models that have been on my wishlist for a long time now.

 

Awesome work.

 

I really want to learn to do translucents.

 

You and me both!

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That's astounding!  I wish the sculptor had left her face exposed though.

 

 

I usually feel that way- but just this once, I really love the veil.  I think that it is because it adhere's to her skin so well that I can actually show some of the face beneath the veil (at least to some extent).

 

I've heard that in traditional sculpting, a veiled face is considered one of the top challenges to an artist.  I've always thought the depiction of translucency in an opaque, non colored medium to be breathtakingly beautiful.

 

http://viola.bz/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/statue-of-the-Blessed-Virgin-Mary-in-marble-by-Strazza-2.jpg

 

Medusa here is the very first time I've ever seen that sort of technique applied to a mini- otherwise veils tend to be portrayed as opaque pieces (please correct me if there are others out there- I'd love to paint them).  

 

So maybe I'm a bit bias towards her.

 

Last Gencon, I pointed out the AR lineup to a lot of my painter friends (ok, a lot of them already knew how good AR minis are).  I know Marike went home with a Medusa- I'm really excited to see what she does with it (I imagine it will involve a lace pattern on the fabric).  

 

I could talk others into painting up AR minis, but not medusa.

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That's astounding!  I wish the sculptor had left her face exposed though.

 

 

I usually feel that way- but just this once, I really love the veil.  I think that it is because it adhere's to her skin so well that I can actually show some of the face beneath the veil.

 

Last Gencon, I pointed out the AR lineup to a lot of my painter friends.  I know Marike went home with a Medusa- I'm really excited to see what she does with it (I imagine it will involve a lace pattern on the fabric).

 

 

Michelle pointed them out to me as well at ReaperCon. Word of mouth works

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Phenomenal work as always sir.

 

I have had this mini for a while, I just pull it out and look at it every once in a while.

 

I am actually just tempted to paint it as a statue just so I can display it, yes, I find the sculpt that appealing. 

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