Post by josedominguez on Aug 22, 2010 5:29:06 GMT -9
We have just started our new Mordheim Campaign, the aim being to play an entire campaign with custom paper minis that exactly represent the characters. I've used existing minis, artwork and even real people to help with the drawing, for the first run through, I'm only doing front views, I need loads of practice before doing the backs Anyway, here goes, I'll keep this updated as new characters arrive and bear in mind that a lot of these models are based very closely on existing miniatures.
Post by josedominguez on Aug 24, 2010 14:42:55 GMT -9
I do all of mine that way so far five warbands and a few monsters.
I printed the bases onto magnetic sheeting..... it's used to make fridge magnets etc.. then just cut the minis flat footed and glue them on with PVA. It's amazingly simple, wish I'd thought of it ages ago, so far it's supporting every mini, even the dragon. E.g.
Post by josedominguez on Aug 25, 2010 0:41:49 GMT -9
My drawings, but incredibly close to existing miniatures.. a Daemonette from you know who, a troll from Hordes and the dragon was a nice image that popped up when I typed in dragon. The miniature for that one is a red fire dragon, but I needed a green one. Not really art as I'm basing them on existing minis, I'm getting OK at the digital painting part I suppose though
Post by josedominguez on Aug 25, 2010 8:28:31 GMT -9
Better photos now
Brian Fett the bounty hunter and Bloat the Nurgle tainted one. Brian is obviously a reimagining of Bobba with dark age equipment. Bloat is based on a forge world Great unclean one, altered to look like a hugely overweight human.
Post by squirmydad on Aug 25, 2010 14:26:53 GMT -9
This is show I got started, I just started tracing figures I likes, and colored them however I wanted. It's also how I developed my ability to design with the same proportions as real figures.
I have said multiple times before, just trace figures you like, and just tweak them to fit your needs. As long as your not selling them, then there is no problem with all the copyright crap.
I plan to do this for the retro old school figure designs. I find it too hard to do them from scratch, so I'm taking old catalogs with the hand drawn representations of the classic figures, and tracing them. I'm only changing them to have flat feet, and maybe try to make them look not so cheesy, although that's part of the charm.
Anyway, the point is COPY, COPY and COPY, TRACE and TRACE more to develop your skills and style, then start drawing your own figures just the way you want, or if you trace in vector format, then swap out heads and body parts for any number of variations. JIM
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