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What about a D.Va logo?



It's both pink, cute, and would go well with black and also matches the power button on the shirt.

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4 hours ago, Loim said:

We're gonna need a face tutorial too. I love this.


Also there are lots of cerakoted guns in all shades of pink these days. Maybe a pink camo pattern?


Fantastic work as always, can't wait to see the rest. Cheers. 


Thanks!  A face tutorial could be pretty fun!  I just need to work out how to simultaneously get myself and the camera close enough to the mini for both of us to be able to see in the required detail.  However, maybe I could do a tutorial on a chibi miniature, as the general strategy is essentially unchanged and the mini would be easier to see.


4 hours ago, SisterMaryNapalm said:


And the longer I hear this argument, the more it makes me loose my motivation. I cannot and I do not want to talk about it anymore - so .... just see it as a compliment and admiration and a Thank You for sharing your work with us.




If I remember correctly, the gun she is holding is a combi rifle. That devides the gun into several elements which can be painted differently.


From my point of view, a completely pink gun wouldn't make sense. As you wrote, it would shift the focal point away from the miniature to the gun. And though such coloured weapons may exist, they look somehow wrong. But what you could do, would be using pink as some kind of ornament or so.


You could match the gun to the character's colours, but also implement pink as an element. There are enough surfaces to perfectly dose it.


But then again - it's your miniature and I am just giving thoughts from how I imagine it in my inner eye.



Best regards


Understood, and thank you for your compliment!  ::):


With regard to the gun, I showed the miniature to my friend Rex Grange (some of you may know him as another one of Reaper's painters, though he seldom frequents the forums) with no context and simply asked him what colors he would use.  He suggested gray with red accents, and (as that is fairly close to the black/red combo I suggested earlier) I think that helps solidify such a color scheme (maybe with some pink accents here and there) as a sound choice.


4 hours ago, Sanael said:

You've definitely convinced me that I need this mini.


Mine will look nowhere near this good, but I'd like to try.


I really love the power symbol on her shirt... The pink added to her collar is really great, and sets of her gorgeous face very well.


I wonder whether the pattern on her tights can extend somewhere? It's so striking, but it's a little out of place to my eye. Perhaps the bright hex-pattern lines could be incorporated into the body of the gun somehow?


I truly cannot praise this miniature enough as being a very, very fun sculpt!  I know you'll have as much fun painting up your own version!


I'll have to think about extending the pattern; that is an intriguing idea.


2 hours ago, Gargs said:


Yeah, my "evil" friend got me into Infinity because the models are almost all really cool. The rule set though is a bit bloated for my liking, but as long as you are cool with simply playing friendly games with your friends (as opposed to going to tourneys, etc.) then you can easily dumb the rules down quite a bit. 


And yeah, I'll be ecstatic if I ever get to half this good. *Note: That's not a woe is me post, just a realization that I am a long way off, though improving somewhat. I just don't have the time to dedicate to it as much as I would perhaps like. :)


Yeah, the rule set quickly left me somewhat jaded about the game.  My brother and I actually got in a bit of a fight about the game in the middle of a tournament at our local game store (we get along super well 99% of the time, but we are both very competitive) and our problem largely boiled down to the very subjective nature of the movement and shooting (once again, compounded by our competitiveness).  Furthermore, my smoke-heavy army was very good, but it was also hardly any fun to play, let alone play against.


In a small-scale, friendly scenario, I can see the game working okay though. 


2 hours ago, Cyradis said:

I definitely am aware that pink guns do exist, and those examples are pretty stellar. However, now I really just want to see you freehand an accurate Hello Kitty sticker somewhere ::P:


1 hour ago, Crowley said:

I have to second this idea...:lol:


27 minutes ago, Mr Melons said:

What about a D.Va logo?



It's both pink, cute, and would go well with black and also matches the power button on the shirt.


I would be totally lying if I didn't point to D.Va as one of my primary influences for this miniature (as well as my favorite character in Overwatch!), and I originally contemplated something similar to her logo for this miniature's tee shirt.  Sadly, I do not think I could pull off the necessary intricacies of her logo on this miniature's shirt (let alone on her gun), so I may have to come up with an alternative.  But I probably won't know exactly what I'm going to do (be it Hello Kitty, D.Va, or otherwise!) for a logo on the gun until I just wing it!  :lol: 

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4 hours ago, Cyradis said:

I definitely am aware that pink guns do exist, and those examples are pretty stellar. However, now I really just want to see you freehand an accurate Hello Kitty sticker somewhere ::P:


3 hours ago, Crowley said:

I have to second this idea...:lol:


I'll second the seconding. 


1 hour ago, Mr Melons said:

What about a D.Va logo?



It's both pink, cute, and would go well with black and also matches the power button on the shirt.


... I've changed my mind, D.Va is epic.  So much fun to run and gun as her in HOTS and Overwatch.  Demon bunny, in black and purple (because I like the black and purple skin in HOTS, that's why!  That and I went the black and orange eSports skin for Overwatch... ) 

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