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Wow! Your NMM just keeps getting crisper and more striking with each piece. Beautiful work!

 

EDIT: It is NMM, right? It looks so good it has me second guessing.

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11 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

Very nice work on both of them!

Thank you very much Chaoswolf!

9 hours ago, BardicDave said:

Wow! Your NMM just keeps getting crisper and more striking with each piece. Beautiful work!

 

EDIT: It is NMM, right? It looks so good it has me second guessing.

Thank you BardicDave, yes, it is NMM.  I still struggle with it so much, sometimes it turns out better than other times.  I always bring it up to white, but fear that it doesn’t reflect those brightest white points in my photos, or maybe then hence even in real life.

8 hours ago, Rigel said:

Those cheekbones! Very well done. 

Thanks Rigel!

6 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Looking great!

 

Elves...get me the BBQ Sauce!

Thanks for the kind words Glitterwolf! May you glitter for eternity!

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wonderful paint , they really came to life

 

these are actually sold separately as High Elf Female Champion 03-164 and High Elf Heavy Fighter 03-165, still available from Iron wind.

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3 hours ago, Fencig said:

wonderful paint , they really came to life

 

these are actually sold separately as High Elf Female Champion 03-164 and High Elf Heavy Fighter 03-165, still available from Iron wind.

Good catch!  I was thinking of them more like their male and female versions of their archetype sets of adventurers.

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13 hours ago, 72moonglum said:

Thank you BardicDave, yes, it is NMM.  I still struggle with it so much, sometimes it turns out better than other times.  I always bring it up to white, but fear that it doesn’t reflect those brightest white points in my photos, or maybe then hence even in real life.

 

I have noticed in your previous pieces that sometimes the NMM highlights appear a little more muted, which is actually a great aesthetic for these retro pieces. I would have assumed it was a stylistic choice if you hadn't said otherwise; it looks great.

 

On these two pieces, you really nailed the chainmail highlights in particular though. The chainmail specifically looks a lot like TMM to me.

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14 hours ago, BardicDave said:

 

I have noticed in your previous pieces that sometimes the NMM highlights appear a little more muted, which is actually a great aesthetic for these retro pieces. I would have assumed it was a stylistic choice if you hadn't said otherwise; it looks great.

 

On these two pieces, you really nailed the chainmail highlights in particular though. The chainmail specifically looks a lot like TMM to me.

Oh I only wish it were a stylistic choice.  Sadly, it’s the only way I know how to paint!

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6 hours ago, 72moonglum said:

Oh I only wish it were a stylistic choice.  Sadly, it’s the only way I know how to paint!

 

Nothing sad about it. Your stuff always looks great. Wish I could paint half as well as you!

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44 minutes ago, BardicDave said:

 

Nothing sad about it. Your stuff always looks great. Wish I could paint half as well as you!

Thanks very much BardicDave!  What little talent I may have comes from decades of self-imposed painting torture.

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What a wonderful job on those tiny faces! Once again splendid painting on these old school figures... I think blues and greys fit the old school high elves very well. The chainmail is outstanding

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6 hours ago, Iridil said:

What a wonderful job on those tiny faces! Once again splendid painting on these old school figures... I think blues and greys fit the old school high elves very well. The chainmail is outstanding

Thank you Iridil! These faces are actually relatively large, with nicely exposed eyes that were easy to reach. 

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