Stuffed Fables Minis – Last Minis Painted in US

I finished painting stuffed fables. These may be the last minis I paint in US, as I packed my paints and brushes for the move. Heck I am even selling the desk I used to paint miniatures on. Anyway, I started off carefully. Paying attention to details and generally implementing all techniques I learned. Towards the end, I must admit I was rushing it a bit. Creptius, Skreela and the heroes are results of this hurried phase. During all this I drew inspiration from Paul Gestwicki’s work.

The minions were business as usual. I implemented the rust and dirt effects I learned painting scythe minies. Other than that, it was standard base layer, washes, highlights, dulcote…

I started off with the snatcher. No tricks beyond rust effects. For dollmaker, I tried to bring zenithal lightning out by using washes to paint. The effect was a bit underwhelming. For Creptius, Skreela I used the same painting with washes technique. It turned out to be grainier than I thought it would be. I thought, grainy look was actually looking good enough and left them like that. One thing I failed at was Skreela’s eyes.

Finally the heroes. I used washes for Floppy and Theadora and regretted it. For heroes, I found that I preferred the clean look.

I could not bring myself to paint or do anything about the bases. Maybe I will do something about it in Denmark.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.