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Marrath
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PostSubject: Fix my bases?   Sun Mar 05 2017, 11:46

Okay, here a few models:



I get the sinking feeling that my choice for base composition was not ideal.
Are the colours of model and base too similar?
Like okay from up close but from far away you can't tell them apart?
Bad from far lol?

If so have you any ideas to fix it?
Without changing the bases much, because other than the similarity to the model, i like the bases.
And i'm lazy and don't want to redo everything completely.

I thought maybe orange on the base, like some embers.
Or would that mess with the little blood rivers?
Drybrushing orange like strange ash?

Or are they okay as they are and i'm seeing things?

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PostSubject: Re: Fix my bases?   Sun Mar 05 2017, 14:13

I think you're seeing things Wink they look good to me.

I've always thought that bases should compliment the model, rather than stand apart from them. I think you've got a nice balance Smile

I suppose if you want to add a bit of pizazz then maybe a skull or some bones sprinkled around would add a bit of visual pop Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Fix my bases?   Sun Mar 05 2017, 14:28

Thanks for the reassuring words, will definately add bones, to future models at least.

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PostSubject: Re: Fix my bases?   Mon Mar 06 2017, 12:49

Ya, they match your gaming board really well and seem nicely themed, I'm not sure I would change them either actually. Very unique and distinctive.
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PostSubject: Re: Fix my bases?   Tue Jul 18 2017, 15:41

First of all, your table and bases looks really great.


One of the basic rule for bases is that they should be the opposite or the color scheme to make the miniatures 'pop out'.
But it's not a definitive rule, and your bases are a great example.

If you want to add some diversity you can still make your lava a little more glowy one several miniatures (glowy lava = bright, vs darker minaiture color scheme => profit.

Chest of colors have a couple a lava bases tutorials that are worth seeing, if you want to go on this road.

But honestly your bases are juste fine as they are. Just go overkill for archon or monsters Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Fix my bases?   Tue Jul 18 2017, 16:38

It's actually blood Razz
But thank you for your commendation Very Happy
I'll just keep going as is now.

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