I completed the Dragonborn warrior figure this evening ready to post out tomorrow. It was my first an a long time “oneoffs”. I am okay with it, but wish I had time to go back and do it again. I am much happier working with GW “horde” painting. Close up shots tend to bring out all the errors in the job. This mini was a bit flawed in my opinion. First it had a lot of flash running down one side from neck to cloak. Second, when it fell to the bench once, I found out the shield arm was glued on at the elbow. That meant some cleaning up and regluing (superglue on elbow joint and shield meeting leg). Finally, the bottom of the mini, especially the inside of the lower body was very poorly detailed and very “lumpy”. Overall, I found it hard to enjoy painting. The head being too small for a start. The best bit of the model are the shoulder armour plates. The rest is a bit meh (like the painting IMHO) Oh well, practise makes better.
Take a look yourself….
I said I would post the link to the Batrep here when I had it: DoCvWoC
Sorry for not posting sooner. I have had a LOT of paperwork and other things to deal with. I hope to get some of my projects progressed over the next few months.
Here is a bonus for me… last weekend I took part in another tri-annual (three times annually) session of Amber (a diceless RPG campaign which has been running for 12+ years) with a group of friends. As usual it was a good day, with inevitable humour as our characters bumbled around in search of the villains! One of the group brought with him a metal D and D figure he wants to use in another RPG campaign. It is a dragonborn warrior. Not being familiar with these mini’s or the 4th edition of Dungeons and Dragons, I see it as a challenge. I hope to get it painted up very soon, probably with a test piece done first from my dwindling collection of miniatures.
Here are some pictures of the unpainted piece… if you know what company makes thisI would be more than happy for you to drop a reply and let me know. Thanks.