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Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #19 – Accessories & Characters December 6, 2021

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I forgot that I didn’t post these pictures earlier, I had finished these a couple weeks ago.

First, we have 3 of the heroes. A couple Troupe Masters and a Death Jester. Next are the accessories. 3 turrets for Star Weavers are done as well as the weapons and windows. I wanted the windows to look like they are shielded or holographic so I added a bright blue glow to the top. I think it makes it look like the window is being projected out. I have also finished painting a bunch of hands and arms that were magnetized. I just need to figure out who can have what weapons.

Commander Shadowsun & Broadside Commission Complete November 16, 2021

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So this commission comes to a close. Shadowsun and Broadside Battlesuit are now done and posing together.

Next up, more Harlequins.

Commander Shadowsun & Broadside Commission Update #5 – Broadside Complete November 16, 2021

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The Broadside and accompanying drones are now done. His primary weapons are magnetized and painted.

I thought I did this scheme in a clever way. The ochre colour I have is a little too yellow for me and all my oranges are too orange. I ended up painting it all in the ochre colour and then glazing the whole area in transparent orange. That way, the orange warms up the ochre to the tone I was looking for. The highlights I kept as bright yellow to hopefully convey the hard material of the battlesuit.

The shield drones also follow a similar scheme. I also gave their midsection a bit of a glow as if they are radiating their shield auras.

Commander Shadowsun & Broadside Commission Update #4 – Broadside WIP November 13, 2021

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I’ve got most of the way on the Broadside and drones. As mentioned before, the scheme is going to be the reverse scheme to Commander Shadowsun. Where she was painted mostly purple with orange as the secondary colour, the Broadside is painted orange with purple as the secondary.

When I’m done the rear dial and the shield drones, I do want to add a bit of blue glow effects around their pale blue parts.

Commander Shadowsun & Broadside Commission Update #3 – Magnetized Broadside November 8, 2021

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This has been sitting on the back burner for a bit while I was focusing on the Harlequins, but I finally did get around to magnetizing it. Just the main armaments are have magnets so it can switch between the railgun and heavy missile system.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #18 – Final 13 Troupes November 8, 2021

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The final 13 troupers are now done and they do sure look happy to be dancing around. Most of then still need their arms which are being worked on. With these done, all that’s left to do are the characters and some turrets for the vehicles. I can see the end!

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #17 – Harle Squad October 25, 2021

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This time, I didn’t take pictures by the time I finished another batch. So this time, I have 10 minis to show off.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #16 – More Troupers October 15, 2021

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I think this is now 15 Harlequins pretty much done. They just need their arms.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #15 – More Troupers October 6, 2021

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The next batch is done. I’ll be doing everyone’s arms later. They are a mix of pistols and close combat weapons.

So many diamonds.

Orange Diamond Harlequins Commission Update #14 – First Troupes September 24, 2021

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The first batch of 5 Harlequin troupers are done sans weapons. They have very dynamic poses, many of them are leaning quite heavily. Makes it look like they’re leaping and dancing I suppose.

I will be on vacation this week and will be returning Oct 2. This was a before-leaving update on the commission.