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Chultish Mage OSL

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Painted this guy a while back, but wanted to post now to get some critiques.

 

I'm working on putting more OSL into my minis since they get used for DnD, so any help you could give would be greatly appreciated. In this case, I wanted the direction of the observer to be from straight ahead, so the light would sort of shade around the side of his face in a cool way. Enjoy El’Sam Sonjack, wisecracking mage of Chult.

 

Have a great day!!

 

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It looks pretty cool. But you requested "Critique" so here goes...

 

With the amount of reflected light on the face and shoulder, the source should be a good bit brighter to make it look more plausible. On their own, each is pretty BLEEPing good, especially for someone who seems to be fairly new to this. It is when taken together, that a bit of a disconnect happens.

 

So, hope that helps a bit.

 

GF

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1 hour ago, Generic Fighter said:

It looks pretty cool. But you requested "Critique" so here goes...

 

With the amount of reflected light on the face and shoulder, the source should be a good bit brighter to make it look more plausible. On their own, each is pretty BLEEPing good, especially for someone who seems to be fairly new to this. It is when taken together, that a bit of a disconnect happens.

 

So, hope that helps a bit.

 

GF

Good critique, much appreciated! I see what you mean. I should have put more bright reds/yellows in there to really make the fire bolt glow. It doesn’t look right the way it is...

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