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Domur, High Mage - Competition Mini

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I painted this for a monthly paint competition at my FLGS. There was a limit of eight colors. The WIP thread can be found here.

 

Hopefully, I will have result in the next week or so. Based on what was on the shelf, I am up against some really stiff competition.

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Excellent job, you got a lot of nice color contrast in there for having a limited palette.  Good luck!

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Just now, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Good luck!  What category are you in this time?

I went intermediate again. Although, I think the eomployee that took the mini put the advanced color sticker on the bottom. He also completely forgot to ask me fo my list of colors. Good thing I thought about it while wandering around the shop and before I left.

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32 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

Very good work on him!

 

Good luck in the competition!

Thanks!

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38 minutes ago, primeval said:

Nice work - love the colors and book page especially!

 

Thanks! 

 

I put freehand on the other side of the book too, but it can't really even be seen due to the angle. Oh well.

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