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Your skin tones look really good! I think hitting the eyes would help make the face pop, which is where everyone's gaze is usually drawn.

 

Constructive Feedback: The entire mini has a lot of gloss sheen to it, and gives it more of a "plastic" appearance. On the skin and leather seems fine, but it registers oddly to me on the hair and cloth. If you have an anti-shine to nerf it down on some areas, to say a satin level, I feel it would improve the appearance overall.

 

The hair/fur looks fantastic! Great job!

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Thanks for the 'Likes' and comments everyone!

 

13 hours ago, Al Capwn said:

Your skin tones look really good! I think hitting the eyes would help make the face pop, which is where everyone's gaze is usually drawn.

 

Thanks for the feedback!

 

Sadly, even with my glasses on, I can barely see her eyes. I've put little dots of brown in roughly the right spots, that is (unfortunately) as good as it's going to get.

 

13 hours ago, Al Capwn said:

Constructive Feedback: The entire mini has a lot of gloss sheen to it, and gives it more of a "plastic" appearance. On the skin and leather seems fine, but it registers oddly to me on the hair and cloth. If you have an anti-shine to nerf it down on some areas, to say a satin level, I feel it would improve the appearance overall.

 

Yeah, my varnish is starting to act up again, one day I'll find a matt varnish that actually stays matt for the whole bottle.

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3 hours ago, SisterMaryNapalm said:

What should I say? Well - she looks good so far.

 

But, tbh: pictures are too small - can't see anything.

 

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She's the same size my pictures usually are, which puts her at about 50% larger than she is in hand.

 

Plus, at my painting level, there's honestly very little to be gained by zooming in any more.

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32 minutes ago, aku-chan said:

 

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32 minutes ago, aku-chan said:

 

She's the same size my pictures usually are, which puts her at about 50% larger than she is in hand.

 

Yes - and on my screen it's like I am looking at a 1/72 scale figure photographed from afar.

Those pictures are too small for me to give any usable advice or comment - which I always try to do.

Fingers, head and details are simply too small for me to see (which for example is not the case with Mr. Lovely locks or crowd-control girl, though the pictures are the same size, I can see way more details there, because the figures take up more space within the pictures).

 

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Plus, at my painting level, there's honestly very little to be gained by zooming in any more.

 

Yeah, we had that topic a couple of times and I can tell you that I see it differently. And I told you that a couple of times.

I could gain a lot of information from it, especially things where I'd say: I want to see it close up to understand how this or that was painted so it looks the way it looks.

But - back to my former annotation: I can't see it, because when I try to enlarge the pictures, they get pixelated and I can't see a thing.

In this size, I just see that there is skin, which looks like skin, green which looks like green, a tail which looks like a tail, and leather boot-like boot things looking like exactly that. But nothing more.

And actually, that's not getting me anywhere, either. So that makes us both loose benefit from your work.

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