Friday, December 17, 2010

Screaming, screaming for vengeance

Some work on the Necromancer, much-delayed by Christmas stuff. It turns out that if my wife goes out for a few hours and I can blare 80's metal through the house, I actually don't mind fussy layering on smooth surfaces:



OK, so the music didn't improve my ability any. I think the Skeletor look will actually turn out okay, maybe a bit cartoony but I don't mind that. His green skull face actually looks genuinely sinister.


Also, a very geeky paper Xmas ornament I came up with, using some internet papercraft and clipart designs printed off and hand-coloured:



Yeah, that's a Stargate :D

4 comments:

  1. It all makes sense now. "North Pole" is just a mis-translation of the ancient Clausian Manuscripts. My eyes have been opened.

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  2. skeletor is looking very good, very nice green you using GW paints?
    christmas Stargate also very funny

    Peace James

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  3. I'm also intrigued about the green skull recipe. BTW, it looks fantastic, can't wait to see heroquest's barbarian in front of him.

    LMAO @ stargate prop... shall those be deer-headed goaul'ds ?

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  4. To the best of my recall, the green was done by base coating the skull with rotting flesh or bleached bone. A heavy goblin green wash over that, then highlighting up with putrid green and a touch of white. It didn't turn out yellowish as I'd intended but I liked the effect in the end.

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