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Thanks everyone, for the encouraging comments! I'm new to miniature painting, and it sometimes mortifies me to see how far I have to go to get where I want. It's the darned camera that does it, lol. Things look perfectly fine until I get a real close-up of them!

 

It's fun, though. And addictive. :-D

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17 hours ago, Warlady said:

Welcome, and nicely done, especially the base - very creative!

 

Thanks, Warlady! I love building things, so basing is one of my favorite parts of the whole process.

 

17 hours ago, KruleBear said:

The colors on the bat are pretty realistic and pattern on the pillar is pretty cool. 

 

Thanks! I am glad you like them. :-)

 

16 hours ago, malefactus said:

OH but that is SPLENDID! The Bat Fellow is WONDERFULLY painted & BEAUTIFULLY based. He has a charmingly disgusting personality. VERY WELL DONE!

 

Thanks, Malefactus! I'm glad you like him. For some reason he seemed charming to me too, and I just had to paint him.

 

4 hours ago, Citrine said:

Welcome to the forums!  Your bat is very nice, I love the fur and wings on him.

 

Thank you! I am glad to be here. :=)

3 hours ago, AutumnHare said:

 Very realistic!

 

Thanks! I come from a fine art background and I'm wavering a bit between painterly realism and higher contrast. I like the look of higher contrast on minis, but I naturally fall into trying to recreate a more natural look. I'm really new to this, though, so we shall see.

 

1 hour ago, Iridil said:

Great leathery werebat, and great weathered/ruined pilar for his base.

 

Thank you! Glad you like him. He was tons of fun.

 

1 hour ago, Metalchaos said:

I love this model and you did a great work on it. Can't wait to see more of your models, welcome to the forum.

 

Great! I am glad to be here, and I hope to at least make the January/February challenge this time around. :-)

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