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2 hours ago, Iridil said:

Wonderful painting - nice eyes (love the blue against his brown robes) and the brown robe is splendid. The base is top notch, did you sculpt the crystals?

 

Thanks, and no I didn't make the crystals, I used these things:

 

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They didn't look quite right on the base (they were far too blue), so I applied a dark wash and gave the tops a light drybrush.  It is not obvious in the photos, but the darker sections of the crystals are still transparent and light up nicely when the light catches them right  (I was considering drilling a few holes in the base below them and adding a few LEDs. but it seemed like to much faffing about by this point, maybe next time).

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