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I am going to give a WIP thread a try.  I am painting DHL 02881: Dara, Psionic Warrior. She is Not In Catalog (NICed) but still available from reaper.

I have had Dara sitting around for a while. I think she is rather unique and bought her shortly after she was released. Unlike a lot of my minis, she didn't tell me how to paint her other than " I have dark skin and purple hair".  I thought about her for a while but then was inspired by "when in doubt, paint the shadows purple" which made me think of " Join the cult of purple and teal- you know you want to".  So I decided the cloak would be teal with purple for shadows. Then I was looking at One Boot's metallic painting thread and thought "with purple and teal the armor has to be metallic gold".

 

This is where I am so far:

 

 

Dara Front 1 Crop.jpg

Dara Back 1 Crop.jpg

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Sorry about the photos. Will try to get better ones later. So far Skin is base coated with dark skin and lined with brown liner.

Constructive comments and suggestions welcomed.

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