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One of my players fell in love with the Devona model, but she's playing an archer.  So I whipped out the selection of alternate weapons from Bones 3, and here we go:

 

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Removing the staff portions from the center of her hand took a lot of ticklish work with an exacto knife.  The glue is setting right now.  I want to give it plenty of time to set -- I'm worried about the bow coming off later.  I didn't see any way to pin it given the bow's lack of any particular thickness to drill into on the horizontal plane.

 

Any suggestions for ensuring the bow stays in place are welcome!

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1 hour ago, kerthnk said:

Cool Idea. Might I suggest lowering her arm so it looks more natural? You can probably swing that with boiling and ice, no greenstuff involved :)

To keep the bow in place, pin it.

 

With Bones, no need to pin. Superglue will hold it just fine.

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Here she is fresh out of the frigidarium:

 

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There, that's a somewhat more natural pose.  You can still see the water around her feet -- oh well, it'll dry.  I'm pleased that the superglue held up to about 30 seconds of immersion in boiling water.  I hope the bond hasn't weakened.

 

The player whose mini this is has asked to paint it herself -- I just handled the modding bit.  So I don't know if this WIP will be updated any further.

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