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"The Transformation of Elwing" by Elwing-(V)

"The Transformation of Elwing"
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Article: Elwing
"Elladan and Elrohir" by Elwing-(V)

"Elf Twins"
Elladan and Elrohir
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Article: Elrohir
"Halbarad" by Elwing-(V)

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Article: Halbarad

"Gift of the Evenstar" by Elwing-(V)

"Gift of the Evenstar"
Arwen and Celebrian
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"Elleth Muse: by Elwing-(V)

"Elleth Muse"
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"Braiding Session" by Elwing

"Braiding Session"
Elladan, Elrohir, Aragorn
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Story: "Midnight Musings"

13th Anniversary of the Valar Guild, by Elwing-(V)

"13th Anniversary of the Valar Guild"
13th Anniversary Page and News 2010

Wizard - Saruman with craban and palantir
Saruman with craban spy and palantir painted by Elwing-(V).
Photo by Fangorn-(Valar)'s phone July 23, 2016

    Figure is a resin (was originally light gray) except for the "crystal" ball, and I got the wood base separately and stained dark. Painted with enamels (taking after Randy). For figures I like those well enough, tho they can dry out pretty fast if I have to mix colors outside the bottles. I also think it's a bit harder to really clean brushes of enamel, compared to oils and (of course) acrylics.
    The "glow" effect is mostly dependent on the light hitting it so probably won't come across in most pics; it is also partly from behind/under the ball - in the "pocket" it sets in, I painted like flames (yellows, oranges and a bit of red). For now am keeping the ball unglued in place so it can be peeked at - just have to remember it's "loose" if I move it around.
    I like the "Wiz" size - more than just a bit larger would be difficult to manage holding/getting at angles I'd want, and more than a bit smaller (I'm finding with my gnomes) is rather straining to see details even with the "super-peeper" glasses.

Facing forward,  photo by DeepGroover-(T)
Aug. 21, 2016

To the side, photo by DeepGroover-(T)
Aug. 21, 2016

Gnome Family
Gnome Family
August 21, 2016
Photo by DeepGroover-(T)

More resin figures (white to start) and painted with enamels.
Wagon and turtle were ready-done tiny-scenery-set accessories (Speedy got some shell enhancement).
Added "gravel" and "grass" instead of trying to paint those.

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Aug. 21, 2016 "Gnome Family". Photo by DeepGroover-(T)

Aug. 21, 2016  same Wizard below, photographed by DeepGroover-(T):  Wizard 1, Wizard 2
July 24, 2016 "Wizard" Painted the Wizard model as Saruman with a craban and palantir. Photo by Fangorn-(Valar)

October 3, 2010: "13th Anniversary of the Valar Guild".

Feb. 15, 2008: "Gift of the Evenstar". Young Arwen with Celebrian. .jpg 89k, thumb 7k

March 29, 2007: "Braiding Session".  .jpg 40k, thumb 6k.
    Illustration made for Elwing's story, "Midnight Musings". "The Twins get carried away braiding Estel's hair."
    "...tonight I got my sketchpad, pencil and eraser (hardly had to use the last!) and got the whole thing done at one swell foop! So with wide grin I send..."

May 23, 2006: "Halbarad" . .jpg 56k, thumb 5k.

May 5, 2006: "Elleth Muse" .jpg 12k, thumb 4k.

August 23, 2005: "Elf Twins". .bmp 1.3 MB, htm 1k, thumb 9k.

August 5, 2005: "The Transformation of Elwing". .bmp 1.4 MB, .jpg 67k, .htm 1k, thumb 7k.