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I've slipped hard!  My weekends have filled with work or needs out of town.  I kind of worried early on that spring/summer would do this.  The biggest hurdle was the recent neck injury.  I am doing what i can to just get a little painting in when i can.  It's been a hard jump back in. 

 

However, it's important to keep trying.  I'm sorry for my quiet few weeks.  

 

 

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I found WIP minis while packing up to move that I didn't even know I HAD.    After the Great Unboxing, I've got my work cut out for me.   Huzzah!  --OneBoot :D 

Working on shading and midtones. Thought the blue would be darker. I'm going to have to go over it again with something.      The group so far:  

Wow so I had a goal of finished by midnight on sunday, didnt set an alarm, got lost in the fun of painting and I kid you not; I put my brush down at 11:59:57pm.    Here is Lysette, I'm calli

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Looking good there.  No worries about how much you get done.  It's a busy time of year.  I've spent more time in the yard this week than at the paint table, myself.   Spent time spray sealing some of the stuff I painted last month.  Every step counts. 

 

 

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This is my weeks entry.  I thought it was a Reaper Mummy but I can’t find it anywhere.  I must have picked it up at a paint and take or a mini exchange because I have no record of it.  
 

 

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4 hours ago, R2ED said:

I've slipped hard!  My weekends have filled with work or needs out of town.  I kind of worried early on that spring/summer would do this.  The biggest hurdle was the recent neck injury.  I am doing what i can to just get a little painting in when i can.  It's been a hard jump back in. 

 

However, it's important to keep trying.  I'm sorry for my quiet few weeks.  

 

 

 

 

I hear you. Had some employee changes at work which tossed my schedule to the winds. I was literally about to sit down this afternoon to paint Annoyed Rocky, but got called into work last minute. I'll make an effort to get something done tonight, and hopefully I actually get a day off next week to knock out a bunch of stuff.

 

Hold Fast!

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2 hours ago, Hibou said:

This is my weeks entry.  I thought it was a Reaper Mummy but I can’t find it anywhere.  I must have picked it up at a paint and take or a mini exchange because I have no record of it.  
 

 

 

Crocodile Games, from the Wargods of Aegyptus line, "horde mummy".  Croc supports a number of paint and takes, I have a few of their mummies and anubi.  

 

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1 hour ago, Inarah said:

 

Crocodile Games, from the Wargods of Aegyptus line, "horde mummy".  Croc supports a number of paint and takes, I have a few of their mummies and anubi.  

 

Nice.  Mini mystery solved. 

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Following @Hibouin his cyclops, i wanted to give it a shot, too. I'm testing more ink wash and undertones to see how it does.  Not super impressed yet, and may end up painting over the wash, but good to try new things.  Here's where I'm at so far. 

 

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Some people did not like this cyclops due to his diminutive size, but I really enjoyed painting him.  The one in the Greek expansion for Bones 5 looks huge by comparison. 

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@Hiboui think there's always something wrong with every mini to some. I'm just in it for the painting.  Only thing that grinds my gears are when they have really bad mould lines or poor detail.   

 

As for this one, I could improve him further, but playing with light source, ink wash, color test,  and nice big eye ball to work with,  i got what i needed from this one.  I feel petty happy to touch the paint again.  Work has been bonkers and going to get worse over the next 2 months. I'm fearing my lost painting time coming.   Just know, I'm watching each of your works and am happy we're still getting them in there as a group, even if not as individuals. 

 

Here's what i got this weekend. 

 

Also for any of you Mothers out there,  have a great mother's day!

 

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Photo time!  It's been a busy few weeks but I've managed to finish a few things from my pile:

 

Frank Buck:

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2199 Claudia von Mondstein

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Bog Homonculus:

 

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Big ugly orc dude:

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Plastic vampire from a game I forget, and Merisiel, both pigs wearing lipstick.  Merisiel didn't even have a nose when I started her. 

 

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Glad to see everyone posting finished projects, moving day is this Saturday. Hopefully within a couple weeks I'll have everything set up and can get back into painting, in the mean time here is one of my previously finished projects,

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It really is nice to see everyone's work. I had my eye appointment this week, and my vision is expected to normalize over the course of a week or so. Hopefully I can see clear enough to start painting again soon 🤞

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