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Every Dungeon and town square needs statues.  And some of us don't have all day (or a deep enough silverware drawer) to spend on each one.  I don't have a use for a lady carting around several hundredweight of Draconic Head Cheese, but the sculpt's just too nifty to leave in the box of shame.  So, a commemorative statue of Lady Janan of Elmoria it is.

 

 

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77039: Janan, Female Dragon Slayer by Julie Guthrie

 

Just so we all know where we're starting.

 

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Start with a Dark brown basecoat.  This one's raw umber, but Reaper's beloved brown liner will work a treat.

 

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Drybrush with just about any relatively opaque light blue.  This will look terrible.  Just go with it.  If you really loved this figure it wouldn't be getting turned into terrain.

 

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Draw the rest of the owl.  A glaze of something seafoam green and somewhat translucent.  This is something called "Bayberry" in Folkart's catalog.  Seal with your favorite flat acrylic.  Now I've just got to build a fountain to stick her in.

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"This will look terrible.  Just go with it.  If you really loved this figure it wouldn't be getting turned into terrain."

 

I couldn't help but laugh out loud at this.  :D

 

You know, I think you've hit the nail on the head: This mini is ideal as a STATUE of a triumphant hero.  I suppose I need to find the right plinth, fountain, etc., to mount it upon.  :D

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