I’ve been busy… I’ll be 20 weeks pregnant on Wednesday! Between school, work, and Owen (baby Evans’ name) I’ve been a little preoccupied! But I have managed to paint some stuff, and I have decided on at least on Reapercon entry!
So, first, Growl. I painted this guy to be the representation of a character the Hubs played in a D&D game a while back. He was an animal companion that was awakened with the Awaken spell, and then banished to an island. He was cool, but couldn’t talk, so we called him Growl cause that’s the sound he made. 🙂
He was fun to paint, and I tried to make him a darker grizzly color.
I have been working on a piece for a bit now, she’s the Reaper Silver anniversary mini for June ( I think, she’s not on the website at the moment…), and I love her! I’m working on making sure I get plenty of contrast, so I took some black and white pictures too..
I think I’m going to call her dress, and bodice done for now, and start to focus on the dragon and her skin. I’ve got to get her hair done as well as the jewel in it, so there’s plenty left to be done!
I also started thinking about basing. I got all these cool graveyard pieces, and I really would like to use at least some of them, so I’m thinking of putting her on a hill of some sort, and using one of the fence pieces. Fair warning, if you want to weather one of these, don’t forget they’re hollow!!
So, that’s where I’m at right now. I’m hoping to be able to work on these some more in the next few days, and to get some more direction on the basing. I’m not just in love with anything, so I need to fall in love with something.
I also need to find some other things to paint for entries too. I don’t necessarily want to use bones figures, since their details get a little muddy sometimes. But maybe something like the purple worm could turn out pretty cool. Anyways, that’s where I’m at now!
Oh! And I signed up for all my Reapercon classes! The Hubs is joining me again, and we got our VIP passes. I’ll be doing Advanced Basing, Glazed Over, Blending via Textures, Translucent Fabrics, Fluid Filled Objects, and Shaded Metallics. The Hubs is taking classes this year too!! He’s taking Green Stuff Basics, Fundamentals of Sculpting, and zBrush for Miniatures. He wants to take some classes on sculpting and see what he can put together.
Let me know what you think, or if we have some classes together!