Published on 09-07-2007 02:37 AM
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This article does not fall easily into any of the categories. It’s a little bit of modification and a little bit of scenario building. Blend together for a little pisky magic. This isn’t a “How to do it,” it’s a “How I did it”. I’ll also attempt to record my thought processes, including ideas I rejected. I hope there may be something here to inspire your own projects.
Paints used were Vallejo acrylics where I had the right colours or old tubes of various artists’ acrylics when I didn’t. Undercoat was a car spray undercoat. Photography was the best I could manage with my Pentax Optio 550 compact.
I write my own Advanced Dungeons and Dragons campaign, and I wanted our party of adventurers to meet some pixies, or, as they are known in Cornwall, pixys, pisgys or piskys. The nearest match to what I envisaged was Reaper’s #2445 “Fairies”. I waited four weeks for an English supplier who said he’d ordered them for me, then cancelled that, and ordered them direct, waiting another two