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Old 06-28-2007, 03:11 PM   #1
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Finished prelim

I've finished the first build (plastic) version of my Eol the dark elf for the games workshop lotr miniatures range. It's the first time i've really worked with a model of the 20mm scale (i usually build conversions for the sci-fi, or games workshops own fantasy range, both of which are 32mm)

Unfortunately i don't have complete acces to my camera at present, but as soon as i do i'll be uploading photo's here. The model represents Eol girded, wearing his black armour and sword (i took the liberty of adding a crested helm and shield)

The ability to make the model stooped, unfortunately defeated me, although i plan on making an "eol at rest" model where i will attempt to make him stooped once again.
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Old 07-04-2007, 12:08 PM   #2
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Here's Eol

Admittedly this is just a test model, I hope to return to this project at a later date and make it better.



please tell me what you think and feel free to give criticism. This picture is from my deviantart page, unfortunately there's not a lot of LOTR work on there.
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Old 07-04-2007, 01:22 PM   #3
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sallkid, I'm combining this thread with your previous one, announcing the model you've made, so that it's all together for easier finding. Eol looks good!
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Old 07-04-2007, 03:18 PM   #4
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He looks cool, sallkid! My Eol would be more handsome as that's the idea that I have of him, but maybe that's just a girl thing?

He's made from one of the GW Elf models isn't he? I think davem did a set of Elrohir and Elladan that had similar looking robes?
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Old 07-05-2007, 07:51 AM   #5
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yeah, i like the armour on the models though, even if it is lifted direct out of the film.

The new pukel-men models have me feeling a little distraught, the photographs i've seen of them are appalling, and i've already whined in another thread about the vampire
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Old 07-05-2007, 10:25 AM   #6
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Alright I give up! I went looking for the Pukel men figures but I cannot find them Any chance of a piccie?
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Old 07-09-2007, 02:58 PM   #7
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only seen them once but let me have a look to see if i can find it ( i don't remember where i saw them)
EDIT: Here we are

The woses, or wild men of Druadan, although they're referred to a pukel-men in the books (or is that the statues of them)
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Old 07-11-2007, 01:24 PM   #8
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sallkid, i think you and me are the only ones that collect these miniatures, i myself have Evil men and Rangers of Arnor and Knights of Dol Amroth
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Old 07-13-2007, 03:42 PM   #9
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sallkid, i think you and me are the only ones that collect these miniatures, i myself have Evil men and Rangers of Arnor and Knights of Dol Amroth
I would collect them if I had more than $2 sitting on my dresser right now.

Sellkid, great job on your miniature! It's amazing.
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Old 07-14-2007, 12:35 PM   #10
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only seen them once but let me have a look to see if i can find it ( i don't remember where i saw them)
EDIT: Here we are

The woses, or wild men of Druadan, although they're referred to a pukel-men in the books (or is that the statues of them)
Cheers! I'm not sure they are how I imagined them, but the cool thing about those GW figures is you can paint them up just how you like.

Do you use a magnifying glass to paint them?
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Cheers! I'm not sure they are how I imagined them, but the cool thing about those GW figures is you can paint them up just how you like.
Yeah, i think they seem a bit warlike for people who refused to openly fight the forces of Mordor. Oh well...

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Do you use a magnifying glass to paint them?
I do indeed, i have a specialist magnifying glass with grips to hold the model while i paint.
I don't use it that often though, as it can be quite cumbersome.

i've done a few more recently, it's all going up on my deviantart (if anyone want's the adress PM me)

Here's a preview.


I'm very proud of the Merry and Pippin models from the fellowship box.
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Old 07-28-2007, 04:18 AM   #12
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sallkid, i think you and me are the only ones that collect these miniatures, i myself have Evil men and Rangers of Arnor and Knights of Dol Amroth
I also collect warhammer. I have armies of elves that contain Elrong, Gil-galad with more than sisty high elves on foot. Also a goblin troops of over two hundred figures. I have the mines of moria fellowship and the witch king. They are all fully painted to the white dwaf standards.

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Old 07-28-2007, 06:17 AM   #13
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I'm thinking of doing a gothmog oe, but that would take quite a while (not least because the balrog figures cost £35 and i have no money to my name) does anyone have any suggestions for that?
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I also collect warhammer. I have armies of elves that contain Elrong, Gil-galad with more than sisty high elves on foot. Also a goblin troops of over two hundred figures. I have the mines of moria fellowship and the witch king. They are all fully painted to the white dwaf standards.

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"painted to white dwarf standards" is quite a claim!
I do have a warhammer army that consists mainly of night goblins, but the army set i'm working on at the moment is a Misty Mountains army, for which i plan to build a Bolg (at present i'm using the Durbutz model) to represent the goblin, vampire bat and warg forces present at the battle of five armies.
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Also you can always check out the warhammer fantasy figures, they have many good models that would be great to convert into lotr.
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