Gandalf brings fireworks to the Shire

MMP Mithril in Middle-Earth The Art Gallery of Mayor Samwise Gandalf brings fireworks to the Shire

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  • #955
    ddaines
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    My take on Gandalf brings fireworks to the Shire Fellowship figure (Part 1).
    I’ve concentrated on presenting the release (in these images) as near to ‘Out of the box’ as possible, but the final version will include some extras, hence Part 1.

    I incorporated the kit base which was slightly raised at one end to give the impression that the cart is approaching The Hill although the mile-stone has the numerals 3 (over) 1 scribed so maybe Hobbiton is a few more miles away (any theories?).
    The Gallery section is messing with me so I am posting here, I will hopefully post images of the final version over the next day or two ;).

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    I still think the (kit) base adds too much to the price :rolleyes:

    #38031
    ddaines
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    My take on Gandalf brings fireworks to the Shire Fellowship figure (Part 1).
    I’ve concentrated on presenting the release (in these images) as near to ‘Out of the box’ as possible, but the final version will include some extras, hence Part 1.

    I incorporated the kit base which was slightly raised at one end to give the impression that the cart is approaching The Hill although the mile-stone has the numerals 3 (over) 1 scribed so maybe Hobbiton is a few more miles away (any theories?).
    The Gallery section is messing with me so I am posting here, I will hopefully post images of the final version over the next day or two ;).

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    I still think the (kit) base adds too much to the price :rolleyes:

    #38032
    Thingol
    Participant

    This is as usual beautiful work Master David…. I really like colors you used and the choice of the decorations… I still didi not buy this vignette but now I think I will buy it soon… It’s a real pleasure to watch this work…

    #38034
    hsf62
    Participant

    Awesome work Master ddaines. Very impressive! You are a real Mithril artist!:cool:

    #38037
    ddaines
    Participant
    Thingol wrote:
    This is as usual beautiful work Master David…. I really like colors you used and the choice of the decorations… I still didi not buy this vignette but now I think I will buy it soon… It’s a real pleasure to watch this work…

    Thank you Nino, look forward to seeing your take on it ;).

    #38038
    ddaines
    Participant
    hsf62 wrote:
    Awesome work Master ddaines. Very impressive! You are a real Mithril artist!:cool:

    Thank you Master Caster ;) A few more fireworks to add methinks ;)

    #38039
    hsf62
    Participant

    About 20 more rockets will do…:lol::lol:

    #38040
    Thingol
    Participant
    ddaines wrote:
    Thingol wrote:
    This is as usual beautiful work Master David…. I really like colors you used and the choice of the decorations… I still didi not buy this vignette but now I think I will buy it soon… It’s a real pleasure to watch this work…

    Thank you Nino, look forward to seeing your take on it ;).

    I presume that would be in January, after the first sales with any kind of discount included :D

    #38042
    Theobald
    Participant

    Congrats to your perfect conversion of that cart and your ideas how to improve that flat base, Master Ddaines. For that you have all of my respect. When I first saw a tiny pic of that piece in a newsletter I did not like that “empty cart” at all. There was an obvious lack of nice details for all the space provided on the four-weeled wagon. So it is much better to think of the cart we all have in mind based on the Jackson-film. Master David, take your time to consider about further details to finally complete the content of the cart. The idea of adding a milestone next to the road is brilliant. Thank you for sharing this.

    #38686
    Sam Wise
    Participant

    I’ve just seen this work, Master David and I like it a lot !
    Great improvement to the too basic base !:)
    (That’s something I don’t like a lot with the vignettes: all the scenery job is almost done )
    Honesty, even if I think that it’s a very nice model (and with some Hobbits Children who I would like to have), the price is too high for me.
    And I confess that I’ve bought the “old” and “movish” model from GW (resin ) :/. I just hope that I can use it with the Mithril Hobbits. :rolleyes:
    My cart is ready to paint…

    #38687
    Milo
    Participant

    I missed it too. Excellent diorama indeed David. I still have mine in its box, notvery usefull isn’t it ?
    Did you add more pics in your gallery ?

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