Wednesday, 14 February 2018

From Barks: A Snow boy and his Wolf (11 points)

The boy is from Elladan, and the wolf is from Reaper- my first Bones figure. They will complement last years revenants nicely.


It is a challenge painting and photographing shades of black!



The wolf's eyes are a bit odd, but the rest of this large beast is great. He's on a 40mm Renedra base. The mould lines aren't apparent in real life!


I'm not entirely happy with the boy's face, it just doesn't ring true for me. But then, what would I know?

From Ray

I think you've made a terrific job on both these figures John. Black is a bugger to get looking right and it never photographs very well either?
Love the Wolf, he looks a handful, I really had to search for the mould lines on the wolf, so I think you've got away with that. Love the basing too, the snow effect is really cool!

I've added an extra point for the wolf as he's pretty cool and a little larger than 28mm.
So 11 points altogether!



16 comments:

  1. A very nice duo, they match up reasonably well too.

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    1. Thanks, Sander, they’re a nice duo.

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  2. Nicely done Barks. The snow effects came out well.

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  3. Nice work on the figures and the snow works well too.
    Best Iain

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  4. 'You know nothing, Jon Snow.'

    Great work - love the slush and stubble.

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    1. He looked a bit baby faced so I added the stubble, which was a slight improvement.

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  5. Very atmospheric - it's almost as if you remembered actual cold weather! I can't remember when we last had a cold day...

    Great job, Barks!

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    1. It’s only 33 today. I do my snow based on other peoples’ descriptions...

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