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Grenadier Fantasy Lords #138, Hippogriff: Using Real World References

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Wild and wonderful!  Thanks for sharing your novel interpretation.

The warm and cool colors really enliven the apparently simple B&W scheme.

 

I hadn't heard of a hoopoe -- I was thinking 'magpie'? 'mockingbird'? -- but now I'm looking at images of hoopoes.  Wow, bold wing colors.

 

I'm wrestling with color choices on a Reaper figure that's also an amalgam of real-world animals. 

It's easy to get bogged down by all the options, from the literal to a more fantastical "inspired by...". 

You're inspiring me to commit and finish my project... 

And then paint 10 other monsters with bird wings!  ;^)

 

Derek

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