Dark Elf

THis was another one of my entries for the australian + new zealand GD 06, for the fantasy single mini category. He was a finalist, but did not get a place. The mini is just a slight conversion from one of the black guard drummers - his drumstick has been exchanged for a sword, and the drum replaced by the shield. FOr the colour scheme, I was trying to capture the atmosphere of the cold frozen wastelands of the dark elf land of naggaroth - I tried to choose very sombre tones, and little contrast between colours to reflect this cold, low-light environment where things are more muted and less lively. I think these sombre tones reflect the cruel nature of the dark elves, and enhance the evil, dark atmosphere of that race - I also tried to emphasise this point with the sharp, jagged angles on the freehand designs on the cloak, armour and shield. I hope you like him anyway! Even though he did not get a trophy, he's still one of my favourites haha. There are bigger pics and more photo angles on my site: http://guildofharmony.com/gallery.php -sebastian p.s. thanks to everyone who was at GD for making it a great day, it was good to see you all again, and to meet some new people as well! See you next time :)

Posted: 14 Nov 2006

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iwok
One of yours that i prefer. I don't know excatly why but this one make me ... This make me! ^^ I.
11 Apr 2010
SystemOfaDown
Great mini! I love the colours!
2 Oct 2009 • Vote: 10
brushwrecker
Seb!, this is easily my most favourite mini out of all your stuff , the atmosphere is just awesome, the coloures you have used r really good :)
30 Oct 2008
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