Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Doctor Who and the Long Wait

Sorry for the long wait between posts (more than a month), but I've been super busy.  My goal is to post once per calendar month at a minimum.  Anyway, I managed to find a few hours to paint another one of the FASA Doctor Who miniatures that are on my painting table.  This time it's the second doctor, Patrick Troughton.

I've got to say I'm pretty happy with this mini.  It was my first attempt at any kind of plaid.  I tend to avoid doing any freehand on miniatures so I was worried, but I think I'm ok with how it turned out.  I even added some low contrast stripes to his handkerchief, that are a little hard to see in the picture, but that I think look pretty decent.  His hands look a lot more boney than I might want but overall, I like this little guy.

Most of the things keeping me busy are probably not of interest to the readers of this blog, but one thing I spent a few hours doing was the painting of an orc shaman seen below, that I sent in as part of WOTC's D&D Art Test.  I didn't labor over making something that I thought was what they were looking for, as much as I just had fun making a sort of spot illustration/character study.  I thought I would share it here, just for the heck of it.

Unfortunately I'm still pretty busy with more serious art projects, and other less exciting things, but hopefully I'll get back to the pile of lead and post more here soon!