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For the love of trolls

For the love of trolls

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Hang on!...That's not a troll!!!

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Hang on!...That's not a troll!!!

So, since he did travel in a tiny black box with a troll/ogre, I decided to pop Watson into this project. I guess having tea and biscuits across the pond, with a big, burly, bitter dude will at least qualify him as Honorary Troll Member.
He was an absolute joy to paint. I took inspiration from the old BBC series, with Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as Watson. They are still my favorite duo <3.  Also, it gave me the perfect excuse to rewatch the show 🙂

Thank you so so much @avernos for letting me paint this lil guy. Loved every minute of it <3

Edward Hardwicke as Dr. WatsonEdward Hardwicke as Dr. Watson
Hang on!...That's not a troll!!!

I decided he was standing in some flowery english field. Perfect excuse to try those ‘flowers’ I just bought. They were a lil’ stark right out of the box, so I added some wash to the base and some drybrushing to the top. Think it made it blend better into the ground.

Hang on!...That's not a troll!!!

I’ve primarily used Scale75 colors, but will note when I’ve used another brand:

Skin: Basic Flesh, Reikland Fleshshade (Citadel), Basic Flesh, Light Skin
Shirt: Nacar, White Sands, Titanium White (PRIMAcryl)
Trousers and vest: Dunkelgrau Gray, Nuln Oil (Citadel), Dunkelgrau Gray + Nacar
Gun: Flat Black, Flat Black + Nacar
Shoes, Baton: SS Camo Dark Brown, SS Camo Dark Brown + Nacar
Buttons: Retributor Armor (Citadel)
Beard: Brown Gray, Nuln Oil, Brown Gray + White Sands
Ground: SS Camo Gray, Petroleum Gray, Agrax Earthshade (Citadel), Nuln Oil (Citadel), Athonian Camoshade (Citadel).

This pic shows off the white somewhat better.This pic shows off the white somewhat better.

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fantastic work, lovely to see the old fella getting some fresh air 🙂

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