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Great work! 

 

I love the older, smaller figs, especially Tom's work, although you are absolutely correct about the eyes. Have you ever considered using something like a Micron pen? I like that they can do irises/pupils with just one dot.

 

Great color choices. I remember when you were just getting started. You've come very far since then!

 

BTW, and off topic, I met Tom once at Origins game fair - probably the first one I attended. He was selling some of his Thunder Mountain (current brain fart is preventing me from remembering the name exactly) minis, and I recognized his sculpting work and commented to my son about it. He stood up and showed me his name badge. I said something like "You have a lot of nerve putting that name on your badge!" It took me a moment to realize it was really him, and apologized. I guess I assumed he'd be 10 feet tall and shoot lightning out of his fingers. But I guess that would just have been one of his sculpts doing that, lol.

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22 minutes ago, Madog Barfog said:

Great work! 

 

I love the older, smaller figs, especially Tom's work, although you are absolutely correct about the eyes. Have you ever considered using something like a Micron pen? I like that they can do irises/pupils with just one dot.

 

Great color choices. I remember when you were just getting started. You've come very far since then!

 

BTW, and off topic, I met Tom once at Origins game fair - probably the first one I attended. He was selling some of his Thunder Mountain (current brain fart is preventing me from remembering the name exactly) minis, and I recognized his sculpting work and commented to my son about it. He stood up and showed me his name badge. I said something like "You have a lot of nerve putting that name on your badge!" It took me a moment to realize it was really him, and apologized. I guess I assumed he'd be 10 feet tall and shoot lightning out of his fingers. But I guess that would just have been one of his sculpts doing that, lol.

Hello Madog! It's been a while!

Micron brushes and air brushes would probably make my life a lot easier, but as of yet I'm kind of determined just to stick with brushes.  I've got a really small Windsor and Newton that usually only gets used for eyes and really small work. In that aspect maybe I'm just an old fashioned little old man!

 

I haven't met Tom Meier yet.  It would certainly be nice to some day.  Out on the Ral Partha web site they do have some interviews with him which are kind of interesting.

 

Have you been painting recently? You should display some stuff one of these days or point us to where you have it nowadays!

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I should probably mention too that the eyes he does nowadays are really small, and his eyes from the seventies and eighties aren't huge, but they aren't nearly as small as this model for example!

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Luv the supple use of color ... so much with so little ... (little being 3 or 4 times the colors I ever use but ...).

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14 hours ago, Boaz said:

Luv the supple use of color ... so much with so little ... (little being 3 or 4 times the colors I ever use but ...).

Thanks, wanted a limited pallet, and plus he doesn't have so many dingly danglys  on him that would make me need a lot of different colors.

8 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Looks awesome, she gives off a Viking Shieldmaiden vibe.

Except he's a guy, not a gal!

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Very nice the chain mail especially pops really well, and you nailed the pale flesh

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2 hours ago, 72moonglum said:

Thanks, wanted a limited pallet, and plus he doesn't have so many dingly danglys  on him that would make me need a lot of different colors.

Except he's a guy, not a gal!

 

A minor detail...::P:

 

 

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