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31 minutes ago, R2ED said:

@billeecatsnice effect on the hourglass, btw

Thanks! I keep fiddling with it, but I should probably just leave it be instead of making it worse. I'm going to call it a night here (it's 3 AM!) but all that remains now is to highlight the staff and the red wraps on his arm and on the scythe. Then this reaper is done.

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Each week was the goal.  It's everyone up for a two week stretch? 

 

On that note i finished this book keeper.  Not... my... favorite.  Was difficult with all the little buckles and straps. 

 

 

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And this beastie. 

 

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10 minutes ago, R2ED said:

Each week was the goal.  It's everyone up for a two week stretch? 

 

Maybe we can keep it a little loose until everyone is ready to go full steam?

 

I'm just now done with the Grim Reaper, so I'm 3 minis behind at this point. No light box pictures at this time, but he's as done as he's going to get. 

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Here's what the stag looks like right now. He's going to get done up with whites and purples, and maybe a rainbow mane. He's my spirit of the forest. (Also pictured: what happens to my nail when I don't wear a glove while painting.)

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@billeecatsthe Reaper looks solid! Nice work on your fading blade.  I suck at transitions. 2 things i want to learn:  NMM and OSL. Both elude my current skill. 

 

Two weeks it is.  Bookkeeper and basilisk go for another week.  I am very curious what the next picks will be. 

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@Hibou I like how you gave the scythe an edge! It looks so good. I consisted doing that earlier when I still thinking of doing a metal scythe, but my NMM ability is...err...very limited. 

 

@R2ED NMM is my current I-need-to-learn-this itch. I'm terrible at it, but gotta start somewhere, thus also the trim on Darius' robes. My OSL skills are non-existent. I've never tried it, but who knows what the future holds. 

 

Fun fact: That scythe was supposed to look like glass. Goes to show how much I need to up my game because it's not apparent at all 😂

 

 

Oh also, I saw some great videos on TMM shading so the next mini I paint that has metal on it, I'm going to try that. 

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Got base coats on the basilisk, this last week was crazy for me so the extra week is appreciated. Dont know where I'm going with the base but the colors I used on the basilisk so far are creamy ivory, bright turquoise, and lotus orange.

 

 

@R2EDI think your moneylender looks great!

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Friday the ac will be installed for the garage, then I can start painting full speed. I'll catch up as best as I can. Then I'll probably fall behind again next month when I run away for PAX, hopefully I'll find a few fun minis too bring home and share while I'm up there.

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