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Friday, June 19, 2009
Kjell Bloodbear: Alternate conversion
Here is a sword-and-board version of a figure I already own (Kjell Bloodbear). I got it for a couple reasons, one, for a new character for playing D&D (though I may alternate this figure and another I have ((Drac Mac Syro)) for playing my Conan-ish character (who will be less barbarian and more sneaky fighter this time around.)
The other reason I purchased this figure was to try out monochrome painting again. I've seen some excellent examples here and there, and I want to give it another try. I think I can do a fair job of it; my only concern is painting nmm (non-metalic metal for the uninitiated) on the sword and shield. I find nmm somewhat difficult with grays, tans, browns and yellows/golds at my fingertips, but I will only have brown and white with this monochrome project.
First thing's first, I have to make a base for him; I think I'll make it a stony base like the orginal.