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Nachtana

Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
Switzerland
Trades - Open by SweetDuke Artwork, Figures, you name it. Depends on the time i have for them. Beware, usualy i need months for just one.
Commissions - On Hold by SweetDuke At the moment. A lot figurines in progess .
Commissions - Ask Me by SweetDuke everytime. Commissions are possible, if i have the time for them..
No Gifts by SweetDuke

What am i doing here.
On the first place, this Account was created to upload drawings. And now there a lot of photos of small pony Sculptures.

It's not that i'm a Tabletop gamer. Even if most of the Figurines are fit for this kind of Game. I just have a hard crush in the Miniatures and realizing that making them is not impossible.

Is it Possible?

That's the question that i'm asking myself every time while starting a new Figurine. And the usual answer is YES!

In the end, drawing and sculpting has somme synergy. Because both is necessary. I can't make miniatures without some guidance Artwork. It's a question about how you work best. And i need a good artwork first.

Besides sculpting various Ponies, my big goal is the everfree Pony battle group.
OK, original it's the circle Orboros from Privateer press. But because what name would be better for a group of anthro druid Ponies supported by a bunch of Golems and ferocious beasts like two headed dogs and big cats?
In the end, this will be a full functional tabletop fraction, using the original rules of Hordes. Some Background is here. privateerpress.com/hordes/mons… .

At this way, one problem is avoided: those Ponies fit the existing rules. Because there is nothing be said about how a figurine have to look. Only some guidance is to consider.
1. No changes in the size of the base, because this is essential for almost everything in this game.
2. I can change the look of the original Miniature but it must be still identifiable. I do that by using marked similarities.
3. I will NOT using the mane 6. I'm good in making tabletop Ponies but my experience in tabletop playing is terrible. I will lose. My ponies will go down. And that's something i don't want do with the mane 6. Except Rarity cause she's already here and maybe Fluttershy.

What Materials i use for doing that:
Unlike other crafters i'm not working with Super Sculpey or Fimo. My material is Pro Crate, Keadatite Brown Stuff and plastic card for the frame. Both putty are hardening by time, not temperature and that will come in a coupe of hours. Pro create for doing almost everything, Brown stuff for everything with sharp edges.
To work with them i have some Tools very familiar with dentist worktools. Who cares, it works.

About commisions.....
Unlike the small size of my work it took really long to make one of those. (And i'm not a swift worker anyway.) And my free time is not unlimited. So yes i do commissions, if i have some time for do that. And at the moment i have enough commissions to do.

And made some baaad experience with it.

Long time since i was here. The past few months was quite exciting for me. I have a sister in law now and was in charge for the wedding cake decoration. Turns out they want a whole army on there, charging a cake tower, defended by the birdal pair.

After a few changes, i made more figurines than we needed and others are still not delivered yet. (don't trust Kickstarter with the shipping date. Never.)

 

So, i'm about to finish everything.

 

- :iconzjonni: Givaway in progress. Next time i make a model builder examination with that.

- :iconalorpax: Giveaway in progress

- :iconatlas290: Commission still in progress.

- :iconerdbeerprinz: Trade in the Painting station

- :iconblau33: Honestly, i have my concerns if i ever can do a Grey knight Terminator armor Pony

- Last leftover wedding cake figurines.

 

And happy new year to everyone.

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ZaidFouquette Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2015
Hi man. Just thought I'd pop int o tell you I finally painted the first on the manekin I got. I feel really bad, like I 'ruined' it because I'm not a good painter and they really do deserve some love - but then i finally got some paint colors and choices I was happy with.

If only I could say the same about my camera so I could post decent pictures. Ah well, maybe one day.
Hope you're well :)
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Nachtana Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hello. Actually, i painted the last of them not long ago. At last, the got painted. That's something a lot of figurines from my friends never see.
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ZaidFouquette Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2015
lol. I hear you. As of a week or so I finally painted the last of the manekin bodies as well. I managed to get the rocks and tree trunks on the bases looking good but the floor is ging me trouble. I think i need a better variety of paints. Who knew a guy would need 10 shades of brown?
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Nachtana Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brown is made of red, blue and yellow. So if you ad one or two of those colours or green and purple to brown, you get a lot of new colour tones. The downside of that technique however, you will never get the same tone twice.
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EmR0304 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
hey hows the trade coming along?
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FlameCerberus1985 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015
Happy Birthday! :iconpinkiepiecakeplz:
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Armosk Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015
:iconpinkieisexcitedplz::iconsaysplz: Happy Birthday!:iconpinkiepiecakeplz:
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uBrosis Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015
Happy Birthday! *<: D
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Baraka1980 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Alles Gute! Ist zwar ein echt blöder Tag zum feiern aber du wirst schon deinen Spaß haben!
Hast du dir einen klitzekleinen Kuchen gemacht, mit noch kleineren Kerzen und mikroskopisch winzigen Zuckerperlen? ;-)
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sadonax Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy, happy Birthday Pinkie Pie OMG Icon
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