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Published: July 30, 2014
Working on an Alyssa piece for the Warhammer Fantasy game. Just a headshot, but I need to get back in practice. Lines and base colors are down, will begin the big paint job tomorrow on it and see how much of the technique I remember. Next up should be a piece Holland asked me to do, but I may need a larger warmup before that. I've been out of practice for way too long this time. Oh well, move is done (more or less) so there should be more time for this sort of thing. Captain out.

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Deckboy|Hobbyist Artist
Look forward to seeing the final piece =)
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xechon|Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll be sure to post it! Thank you!
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xechon|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Final version :) Alyssa meets the Graf by xechon
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