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Etruscilla (Tengu) - Hell Dorado

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Amazing work on that tattered cloak and the feathers, and the eyes are riveting!

There's something about that combination of beak and teeth that just makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up. Wonderful job.

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4 hours ago, Dibbler said:

Very pretty and contrast-y. Nice base :)

 

Thanks, been having trouble coming up with ideas for bases lately and really wasn't sure what I wanted to do with this one. One of these days I would really like to do something completely over the top extravagant. 

20 hours ago, GreenBeams said:

i love the way you run the gamut of blues from purple to green - really evocative and lovely painting!

 

I thought it was hard to tell, but yeah there is some purple in there. Tried to highlight his black face with it and at the same time not turn him into a purple bird. The feathers use reapers dark elf skin triad. Which looks to me like a subtle purple grey.

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The miniature looks gorgeous ... but I can't help but obsess a little over the BASE.  I love the look of red flowers amid the foliage at the base.  Are those alternating bits of some sort of colored flocking, or perhaps you just painted the "flowers" onto the simulated grass to get that effect, or ... something else?

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On ‎10‎/‎30‎/‎2018 at 10:42 AM, Jordan Peacock said:

The miniature looks gorgeous ... but I can't help but obsess a little over the BASE.  I love the look of red flowers amid the foliage at the base.  Are those alternating bits of some sort of colored flocking, or perhaps you just painted the "flowers" onto the simulated grass to get that effect, or ... something else?

 

It is Galeforce Nine's Marsh Blend of flocking. I didn't have to do anything besides glue it on :)

I felt it matched well with the colors of the figure/stones and I didn't want a bright green static grass pulling attention from the glowing eyes.

After what you said and a closer look at it, I can appreciate their blend a lot more.

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