Friday, 27 May 2011

White Council or Pinball Wizard

Other than Minas Trith's force I had some wizards on my desk lately. To be exact Saruman the White, Gandalf the White and Galadriel (white council version). I chose to experiment a bit and give them some mystical , enchanted even looks.

Bearing that in mind I thought that best option would be to paint Saruman as not "as quite white as he would wan to be perceived". I used some beige colours to create illusion that his white is tainted with betrayal, also I used some Black Speech markings on the bottom of his robes. To top things of I put him on black glossy base resambling Orthanc.


With Galadriel I used variety of blues and purples, highlighted up to pure white to give her more transcendent feeling. I finished her with glossy green base to keep with her wood elves climax ;)


Hope you like them.


And since we're in the wizard theme I think that this yet another classic rock anthem will blend in just swell ;)

7 comments:

  1. Saruman and Galadriel sure play a mean pinball.

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  2. Yep :D I revised pics , by accident I used thumbnails ;)

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  3. Very nice mate. I am not very fond of miniatures covered in folds of robes but I think you did them justice with your paintjob.

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  4. I'm glad I managed to overcome your aversion to such minis ;))

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  5. It's real Saruman of many colours...Nice experiment with colours and great freehands (as always). They look amazing, especially Galadriel.

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  6. Both are looking really good, the alternative colour schemes have paid off.

    I love the runes on Saruman in particular, very appropriate! :)

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  7. Incredible pieces mate! I think you did an outstanding job on both!!

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