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Pingo paints 77291, the Bones Kraken (also a carnivorous plant or Sarlacc), many pictures

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I really love what you did with this.  And all of the colors!  

 

And thank you for posting this and reminding me about the shipwreck base.  It would look great in Frostgrave sticking up out of the ice.

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Wow! The colors in this are simply amazing! And the patience it must have taken to paint in all those detailed scrolling patterns! And kudos for discovering all the versatile ways to use the one kit!

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This is absolutely fantastic!

 

Those swirls really help it pop and the colours are amazing.

 

I have been thinking about it, that shipwreck is a very pretty piece in itself.

 

Using the head as a carnivorous plant is also a great idea.

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I really love what you did with this.  And all of the colors!  

 

 

This is exactly what I think as well.  THe purple and the gray really give it a lifelike appeal to it.  Great work here.

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Fantastic paint work on an amazingly epic mini!

 

I think the real lesson here is background and photography - that kraken looks so much better against the deep blue!  All of those rich colors suddenly seem perfect and everything just sings.  I liked it on white - i LOVE it on blue!

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