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Made in us
[DCM]
Rough Rider with Boomstick






_Very_ nifty- nice job! Piece of black paper chad from a hole punch for the pupil?

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast



 
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







That beholder family rocks!
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

DM Scotty is an awesome man...whoever uses his ideas is on the right track! which in essence you prove by showing your beholders... by the way... i really like this special monster creature...one of my top favourite iconic creatures!


   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

120 figs? Well that’s a good goal . Zombicide Black Plague had some kid figs (stranger things characters) as stretch goals.

The beholder family is looking great. If your looking for bulk numbers of spheres to use, you can get different sized slingshot balls at Walmart and then the pellets for air soft are also good, I got a bunch from the dollar store in a container for dirt cheap.

Keep up the good work.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

@Meer_Cat: Thanks Meer_Cat. My plan is to paint on the marble for the eye, but that is an interesting idea. What I really want to try is to paint everything but the pupil, and let the original marble show through there. It might give interesting depth.

@Kestral: Thanks kestral!

@Vikto von Domm: Thanks Vik, I agree, about Dm Scotty. He is amazing, I watch a lot of his videos. I'll be making stirges based on his ideas too. I love how iconic beholders are too, to me nothing screams Dungeons and Dragons more than them.

@Theophony: Thanks Theo. That's a great idea for the spheres, I'll look into that.

No progress on crafting tonight, Thursdays are when I play D&D, but I was pleasantly surprised to see my miniature order had already arrived when I got home. In the second pics, the female dwarf rogue Bailey Silverbell (on the right) is a mini I've wanted since last summer, I think I first learned about her on kestral's blog. The rest are Reaper villagers, plus a female cloud giant and sphinx that I just really liked the sculpts of.



Thanks for all the great comments and encouragement.

   
Made in us
[DCM]
Rough Rider with Boomstick






Very good thought, leaving the just the pupil/iris the green color for depth. Is it too late to mount an LED light in the back? _That_ would give you some depth!

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast



 
   
Made in fi
Emboldened Warlock





Finland, Espoo

Wow, that's quite a lot of miniatures you need for your campaign!
I bet it will be really cool and the players will surely appreciate all the hard work put into it.

Looking good so far and I'm keen to see more!

   
Made in fr
[DCM]
Monstrously Massive Big Mutant





France

Gorgeous Beholder Syro ! Congrats.

My P&M Blog : Warp Wanderers, Chaos warbands in the Eye of Terror

Voting for my stuff pleases the Chaos Gods and brings you luck in battle ! 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

i was planning to get me the townsfolk mom with her two kids, then the wench (?) and some other nice minis of reaper...man they are like a candy shop....really...

   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

@Meer_Cat: What a great idea! It's too late for this beholder, but I plan to make a lot of them. I want to try your LED idea.

@Ezki: Thanks Ezki, My players do appreciate it. I get a lot of comments about how much they like my minis and set up. The one veteran player in the group also regularly reminds the others that it's uncommon for a DM to do all this, and not to expect it when they play with other groups.

@KernelTerror: Thanks! I hope it turns out well with the paint job.

Vikto von Domm said:
i was planning to get me the townsfolk mom with her two kids, then the wench (?) and some other nice minis of reaper...man they are like a candy shop....really...

Yeah, it really is like a candy shop, like I said above I always get more than I went looking for. The townsfolk mom holding the two kids defiantly has personality. Are you planning on the Ale Wench with the 6 mugs? The girl with the serving tray, or something else? It's hard to go wrong.

It was nice and sunny today, so I carried all my painting stuff out to the enclosed porch to paint in the sunshine. I didn't get as far as I would have liked (too tired), but still some progress. I probably should have busted out some spray primer rather than so much brush priming.



   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

just had a look....the tavern idea i have is planned for future scenarios... what i meant was the "strumpet".....for ...reasons...

and yes... the mother with kids is a central figure to get my adventure going... i have this "lassie tv show" scenario in my head...so i need to have a railroading questgiver... my family needs to be taken by the hand to discover the fun in adventuring


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also the blacksmith and the undertaker...as it will maybe even be the main villain...

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/03/16 22:35:37


   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

Sounds like a fun adventure Vik. Good luck getting your family into it. If you don't post about it on your blog, please let me know how it turns out. I think the strumpet is one of the best sculpts of the villagers along with the blacksmith, milkmaid, and cooper, so i think she's worth having in a collection regardless. Also thank you for mentioning the undertaker, that's a cool looking mini that I haven't seen before. I've bookmarked it for my next order

Not too much progress to report, but I have started sculpting the spectator for my adventure. Gazer and human for scale. I hope I'm getting the size and proportions good enough.

   
Made in lt
Beast Lord





Loving these evil eyes!

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Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

Thanks Wirecat I'm tempted to make another kind to add to the "family" even though I will probably never use it.

A little more progress on the spectator as I now wait for it to cure once again. It's looking a littl goofy so far, but hopefully will look good in the end.

   
Made in us
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps







I love painting in the fresh air/sunlight when I can. Great minds think alike - I painted that cleric for a friend's D&D character. Had to convert her to a Teifling though. I didn't know there was a halfling cook in bones though! Nice find. Bailey is indeed a great figure.

I'm sure the Spectator will be good - though the eye position is a little"down". Maybe that member of the family is a bit gloomy!
   
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Rough Rider with Boomstick






It's all the crew that showed up to audition for the part of the Eye Demon in Big Trouble in Little China!

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast



 
   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

@kestral: Great minds think alike indeed Unfortunately the weather is cold again here. That's funny that you mentioned converting the elf cleric to a Teifling, because I just converted a barkeep to a teifling. I made a mold that had a mistake in it where the face turned out poorly and looks like it has a horn. Made me want to make one of them a teifling. I think this update the spectator is looking a lot better.

@Meer_Cat: I can definitely see the resemblance now especially in that last post's picture.

I've worked some more on the spectator, repositioning the wires for the eyestalks and beginning the detailing in green stuff. I think he's looking a lot better, and kind of scary (Which is kind of a shame, unlike the other beholder kin, there's something about spectators that look cute to me).




Thanks for stopping by

   
Made in jp
Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

I had to look up the Spectator, as I'd never heard of it before. An interesting take on the beholder.

I continue to be impressed by your scratchbuilds. I look forward to seeing this model finished.

Now showing female soldiers for Frostgrave!

Painting total as of 3/16/2019: 38 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 28 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain

Painting total as of 12/31/2018: 220 plus three sets of Osgiliath ruins and Great Cthulhu and a Japanese peasant farmhouse and a rice paddy and a whole bunch of resin Frostgrave terrain.
 
   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

Thanks Josh

   
Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Impressive and inspiring work again bud, really great stuff. I think I am seeing quite a bit of improvement, though that is not to say anything was ever bad.

Latest is my fave, nice size and creepy enough.



 
   
Made in us
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

Thanks Cam. I do feel like I'm improving with the putties, though I still have a long way to go. I feel like I'm much better at sculpting in unusual materials

   
 
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