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Mako

Easter Mascot Challenge - Finished entries

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Hi all,

As promised, a thread to post up your entries for the contest! Please remember the rules (and photography suggestions), I've copied them below:

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Max three photos for each entry, don’t go nuts with the photos!

Because taking photos of models can be as tricky as painting them, a few points that might help.

-Try to take photos in soft daylight, like near a window that isn’t getting direct sun.

-Stand closer to the window/light source than the model is, to avoid backlighting.

-Use a mid-grey piece of paper or cloth behind and under the model rather than white, to avoid bleaching out colours.

-Crop the photos down before you post them, so we can see what you've done.

Remember, entries close at midnight on the 14th April (Friday) - this thread will lock at that time so if you haven't gotten something posted by then, your only option is to ask me very nicely :P

We'll have a good look at every entry, and I'll post up the winners the following weekend - I'll also message folks to make sure we have their details so we can send their prizes out!

Good luck all :)

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Given my irrational fear of spiders not the sanest choice but a good start to an Engineers team. Since so much of the mini was wood I decided a wood grain base was the best choice.

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My entry!!! 

I wanted to give more life to the wodden parts, so I put some red tones on the shadows but the NMM on the legs, body and gears took me about 70% of the time to finish it.

I also added some blue OSL lights to the eyes to give it the colour of my Engineers team.

For finishing, since I'm spanish I gave to the ball the strange colours of the ball which is played in La Liga.

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Here is my Springbox (Strongbox) entry. 

I had a couple more angles but gave up trying to shrink the file, crop and find better lighting. As noted, taking a proper photo is tough, hah.

I hope you all enjoy this seasonal upgrade. Thanks for hosting this paint challenge. 

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Here's Salt. My schedule before salute is very busy so I had to use something I had painted already. But more painted guild ball is on the way. I record everything I do hobby-related on video now. So it will all end up on my youtube channel. Check it out for Video tutorials and painted miniature showcases.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_AHXT4ycU6tNOPhjiWTQlw/videos

So when do we see Veteran Salt?

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My Marbles has been based for about a year, so this seemed like a good reason to give him a lick of paint.

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