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Offline Daxam

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Eliath Avarnus
« on: August 23, 2009, 03:17:40 PM »
I finally finished my first 54mm Inquisitor Model, Eliath Avarnus! Huzzah! I'm not sure that he's as good as he could be, but I'm quite proud of him.

He is from the front:



Left side:



Right Side:



And one from the Rear:




Please excuse the poor photo quality. It's the first time I've taken a shot of something like this.

His arms are Terminator arms with very poor greenstuff sleeves, and his pistol is a Cut down flamer. He's mostly just made from the Delphan Gruss kit.
« Last Edit: August 23, 2009, 03:19:36 PM by Daxam »
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Re: Eliath Avarnus
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2009, 03:51:45 PM »
He's pretty good for a first model - I won't pretend the painting is fantastic, but you've done a good job of sculpting his sleeves and I really like his pistol.  He has got a bit of a lean though - it might be worth pulling him off his base and propping him forwards with a bit of greenstuff

So, what's your next project?
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Re: Eliath Avarnus
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2009, 05:57:22 PM »
Not a bad start, Daxam. The paintjob looks dirty (suitable for the grime of a Forge World) though he could use some highlights. The highlights needn't be too over the top, just pick out the prominent parts on his face, cloak etc. As Dave says, he should be repositioned forward, as it looks as if someone has just punched him in the face and he is reeling backwards :D

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Re: Eliath Avarnus
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2009, 08:24:22 PM »
That has to be one of the most underpowered-looking first character models I've seen in a while (this is a good thing).
Good idea with the cut-down flamer for a pistol, wouldn't have thought of that myself.
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Re: Eliath Avarnus
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2009, 09:04:52 PM »
Thanks for all the frank replies. I'm thinking of cleaning up his paint job a little, neatening up the lines. I saw the lean on him when I took the photos, so I'll be fixing that soon.

Thanks and I'll update it soon.
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Re: Eliath Avarnus
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2009, 10:38:51 PM »
As Heroka says, I think the cut-down flamer is a nifty idea with great potential as a 54mm pistol. Well done!
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Re: Eliath Avarnus
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2009, 11:46:10 AM »
Nice first model!  As said already, it's always nice to see a first that isn't over the top.  I'll admit my first was a WS95 Lord with Power Halberd and MIU-linked, back-mounted Multilaser, so congrats on the restraint!  ;D

The paint job might have some room for improvement, but I'd be happy playing him as is.  A few subtle highlights on the gun and his eyes would improve him, maybe picking out the lettering on the hem of his cloak too.  You could hit the raised areas of his robes lightly as well, but if you do too much then you'll risk losing the grimy look he has at the moment, which would be a shame.

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