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Very nice work so far.

 

I think the sea water base fits, since this dragon's scale coloration of light deep to dark tips reminds me of heavily tarnished silver.  I'd imagine a silver dragon swimming in salt water would turn black, and friction would clean up the deep parts of scales during movement.

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water sculpting done. 

but now im out of milliput.  I tried the local Hobby Lobby and all they had was baking clay, no epoxy.  so I got some to try..

the thing under his claw is supposed to be a fish, cause the claw is pearched oddly on the rock, and a mermaid would be too gruesome.  

 

@Darcstaar  what might heighten that effect?  ah shoot its probably higher highlights. 

 

Not 100% sure how to attach water spray / droplet  - but i think ill paint  the sea first 

the water spray is cotton fibers and gloss sealer.  

 

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@Evilhalfling Well, trying to go brighter at the tips, with a little nod to NMM in how you highlight the scales, but that seems pretty ambitious!  I wouldn't try to sell it as polished silver since the idea is tarnish.  Maybe a dark wash in the body creases (arms/legs where they meet torso) would suggest really heavy tarnish in those areas.

 

One final thought would be a few scrapes that are gleaming bright where rocks gouged off tarnished metal leaving the pure silver exposed?

 

I'm just "stream-of-consciousnessing" here...

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what this growing on the back of my miniature? some kind of mold or pile of garbage?

I think ill cut off a bunch and make it a lower surf, rather than crashing wave. 

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I am happy with the way the rest of this is going. 

 

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22 hours ago, Darcstaar said:

@Evilhalfling Well, trying to go brighter at the tips, with a little nod to NMM in how you highlight the scales, but that seems pretty ambitious!  I wouldn't try to sell it as polished silver since the idea is tarnish.  Maybe a dark wash in the body creases (arms/legs where they meet torso) would suggest really heavy tarnish in those areas.

 

One final thought would be a few scrapes that are gleaming bright where rocks gouged off tarnished metal leaving the pure silver exposed?

 

I should probably do the wash in the creases anyway, that usually helps.  

a few bright white streaks here and there wouldn't hurt.  If this wasn't a color challenge I could use actual silver. 

 

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First of all, I love it!

The water effects will be awesome.

 

Second..

A Fish because a Mermaid would be too gruesome?

How did you earn the Evil in your name?:devil:

I would go for the mermaid!!!

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Now we are coming to the end.  

I took a 3 pictures this morning, and then made a lit of the things I hated in the pictures (9 items)  tried to fix them all then moved onto the show-off thread. 

but now looking at the show off pictures there are at least 3 more things to add to the list. 

I won't be fixing them today, I'm calling it done.  Tabletop+   in quality. 

 

 

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On 9/27/2017 at 0:57 AM, Glitterwolf said:

Second..

A Fish because a Mermaid would be too gruesome?

How did you earn the Evil in your name?:devil:

I would go for the mermaid!!!

 

settled on  unidentifiable fish-like thing. My Spawn like playing with my dragons, and would be bothered by a dead mermaid. 

I got the name from a series of NPC halflings who justified their actions, but ended up way over the line.  Most campaigns I have run have had one somewhere.

They each had good reasons for the cannibalism, necromancy of kittens, body snatching, betrayal of friends, cowardliness  and most recently - being the only one to escape after (two different) criminal jobs went bad. 

- actually the last one is in the middle of this 3rd job going bad, he is a spell-thief in a rival adventuring party in 13th age PbP game, and im going to kill off his party in the next week of posting.  I should probably make it clear that it was his fault. 

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5 hours ago, Evilhalfling said:

 

settled on  unidentifiable fish-like thing. My Spawn like playing with my dragons, and would be bothered by a dead mermaid. 

I got the name from a series of NPC halflings who justified their actions, but ended up way over the line.  Most campaigns I have run have had one somewhere.

They each had good reasons for the cannibalism, necromancy of kittens, body snatching, betrayal of friends, cowardliness  and most recently - being the only one to escape after (two different) criminal jobs went bad. 

- actually the last one is in the middle of this 3rd job going bad, he is a spell-thief in a rival adventuring party in 13th age PbP game, and im going to kill off his party in the next week of posting.  I should probably make it clear that it was his fault. 

 

Cannibalism?

Necromantic kittens?

 

I'll take it back...you ARE evil!!

 

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