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Wooo! Since I have arms again, I can paint again! :bday:

 

I know it can be more difficult to get better blends on larger surfaces, but some semblance of brush control seems more important to get back first. That seems easier to do with larger areas first. And I've been dying to work on this piece for years, so it all works out!

 

These bookends were a gift from a friend a couple years ago. He was moving across the country and entrusted his more fragile Lord of the Rings pieces to me. I loved it. It's a Weta Workshop/Sideshow Collectible titled, "No Admittance."

 

Bookends in their well-loved, gifted state and after a *very* good dusting last week!

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Primed a couple days ago! The weather has been kinda meh for priming so this is the best it's gonna get haha.

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I put some color on this morning! Reaper paints, of course. I grabbed The Hobbit audiobook from my library's app, so I'm very excited to cozy up with a good book and get to painting this winter! :wub:

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(Current time excluding prep: 1.5 hours)

 

Bah. I'm gonna have to edit this later so Gandalf stays on the right side throughout my photos!

Edit: You know, I think he looks better on the left. Then you can see both faces properly when turned.

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1 hour ago, Morihalda said:

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Bilbo must be wearing the ring..........:devil:

 

Awesome piece(s). Great work so far.

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5 hours ago, haldir said:

 

Bilbo must be wearing the ring..........:devil:

 

Awesome piece(s). Great work so far.

 

I legitimately laughed out loud to that!!! :lol:

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