Nemain, Sword Maiden|
Painted March 2003
This is the second time I've tried to paint this fig. The first time I went for a dark blue look, but that didn't really work out so she got to spend some time in acetone. After giving it some thought I decided to go with a warm, brown leather look the second time and I think it works much better. You can say a lot of bad things about GW's paints, but their browns rock :) To complete the "brown look" (hmmm that sounds kinda awful) I decided to paint the gems brown too. I had never tried it before, but I thing it worked ok.
The are some good thing and some bad things about this sculpt. The bad first; The is a huge (HUGE) moldline in the middle of her face. It really makes giving her a human expression difficult. Painting her sword NMM style is a major pain because of the size and the patterns. Really annoying. The good things; I absolutely love her outfit. It was so much fun to paint. Her pose is also super. Really cute.