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Ral Partha Dragon (pic heavy)

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I finished my first figure for the year a couple days ago. It's also my first painted dragon.

Ever.

 

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I'm pretty psyched about getting the eyes to look good on my first try.

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You done good!

And we remember your "Snoopy Dance" from the hangouts...

8p

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That is exactly the expression on my face when I answer the phone and it's a telemarketer.

Pleaser to EAT YOU?!?!
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This dragon reminds me a lot of medieval depictions of wyrms, so very cool miniature. The basing is suitable for the dragon and I see you added a good amount of details to add interest. I like the colour scheme and the eyes did indeed come out well.

 

To enhance the overall impression I would suggest to incease the contrast on the scales slightly. A gentle drybrush with a dark green or blue might just do the trick.

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That is exactly the expression on my face when I answer the phone and it's a telemarketer. 

If you could find a way to market that, you'd make a fortune!

 

Those are some great, deep, foresty greens and that base is really cool!  Excellent job!

nicely done sir.

Thank you both!

 

Nice work Chaos.  The base goes well with the way you painted the dragon to my eyes.

Thank you! I was trying for a semi-swampy looking base, I actually spent a fair bit of time going through different basing materials looking for things that would not necessarily match the dragon, but at least look complementary along side (or underneath) it.

 

This dragon reminds me a lot of medieval depictions of wyrms, so very cool miniature. The basing is suitable for the dragon and I see you added a good amount of details to add interest. I like the colour scheme and the eyes did indeed come out well.

 

To enhance the overall impression I would suggest to incease the contrast on the scales slightly. A gentle drybrush with a dark green or blue might just do the trick.

Thank you!

I had a whole load of little details that I wanted to scatter around the base, but on my dry run it looked way to cluttered, so I ended up using quite a bit less than I originally planned to.

 

You did a great job!

 

Love the Dragon and it's base!

 

Now it's time for a BIGGER Dragon!!!

Hey, easy there, killer! Let's not get all crazy or anything.

 

Actually, that's kind of the plan; I want to start working on bigger figures this year. I really need to get over the whole 'good enough' thing. The only way to get good enough is by doing, right? :poke:

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That is exactly the expression on my face when I answer the phone and it's a telemarketer. 

If you could find a way to market that, you'd make a fortune!

 

Those are some great, deep, foresty greens and that base is really cool!  Excellent job!

nicely done sir.

Thank you both!

 

Nice work Chaos.  The base goes well with the way you painted the dragon to my eyes.

Thank you! I was trying for a semi-swampy looking base, I actually spent a fair bit of time going through different basing materials looking for things that would not necessarily match the dragon, but at least look complementary along side (or underneath) it.

 

This dragon reminds me a lot of medieval depictions of wyrms, so very cool miniature. The basing is suitable for the dragon and I see you added a good amount of details to add interest. I like the colour scheme and the eyes did indeed come out well.

 

To enhance the overall impression I would suggest to incease the contrast on the scales slightly. A gentle drybrush with a dark green or blue might just do the trick.

Thank you!

I had a whole load of little details that I wanted to scatter around the base, but on my dry run it looked way to cluttered, so I ended up using quite a bit less than I originally planned to.

 

You did a great job!

 

Love the Dragon and it's base!

 

Now it's time for a BIGGER Dragon!!!

Hey, easy there, killer! Let's not get all crazy or anything.

 

Actually, that's kind of the plan; I want to start working on bigger figures this year. I really need to get over the whole 'good enough' thing. The only way to get good enough is by doing, right? :poke:

 

 

 

Yes it is!!!

 

I was always afraid to paint a bust...Now I'm working on my fifth...

 

Just have a go at it and have fun while doing it.

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