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Blue Dragon (vintage Tom Meier Sculpt 1984)

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Ah...rescuing paintjobs past... nice work and love the old sculpt brought to life...

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Accidental or intentional, I love the eyes.  The small pupils and large yellow eyes B if it a slack wyrm vibe that made me laugh.  I like the color and the dragon as a whole.  Thanks for sharing!

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It was totally intentional, so glad you laughed!  I got the idea while googling this mini for other's work and a guy named Sean Reynolds had done something similar with the eyes.  I tried various pupil orientations and was shocked at how the emotion of the whole piece changed from ferocious to downright kooky depending on the pupil.  I decided he was just a crazy old worm that was probably sick and tired of being hunted the past thousand years, mutters to himself and still had a bit of a bite left if you corner him. ;)

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Very nicely painted, a great old classic! I've got one sitting around that some day I'm going to paint, just don't know when, so many minis, so little time....

 

 

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Is it just me or does he look like Wiley E. Coyote?  It just hit me like a ton of bricks!

On 7/27/2020 at 12:47 AM, Kangaroorex said:

Accidental or intentional, I love the eyes.  The small pupils and large yellow eyes B if it a slack wyrm vibe that made me laugh.  I like the color and the dragon as a whole.  Thanks for sharing!

 

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