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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Qwik team/Brother Pilot taking shape
The female qwik team is starting to take on its look. I always have a general plan, and then I just start adding a hodge podge of items (until I run out of the green stuff I mixed for the session) of clothing or armor and see what happens. I think they're starting to look more like a unified team, now, though, the final application of colors will be the final unifying theme (leather padding, steel plates and yellow team accents.)
Edit: Hmm, not quite done; I need to add a neckerchief.
The pants, bound at the calves, were inspired by images of ancient Germanic warriors, so I think I will keep with that inspiration and do either a striped or checkered pattern on them (maybe checkered to keep with the auto racing setting, though, I'm better at stripes.)
A trick that David Soderquist, of Bronze Age Minatures, taught me for doing straps is to clean out an old toothpaste tube and cut strips from it. In this case, I used an old Neosporin tube. One of these days, I'll be able to sculpt a decent buckle to better accent the straps.