MV CHALLENGE 2018 "Would you be my friend?"

Model 1: Marie Fleur Company: Mr Lee's minis Scale:  28 mm
Model 2: Stardrake head Company: GW Scale: 28 mm

Story begins with a challenge from a painter and a team I specially admire: Roman Lappat and Massive Voodoo. This summer the MV challenge dared us to build sceneries including penguins or Marie Fleur. I chose the 2nd option apreciating so great opportunity to go beyond our confort limits.

Marie is a cute and delicate mini, small but really beautiful, it transmit a lot, lovely. It arrived home just in a few days.
First step was imagine the composition and characters. She is a little girl holding a flower at her back. The question is, who is this flower for?
 I remember to be asking my family for their own opinions like a brainstorm: to a robot, her mother, a boyfriend...were possible candidates. Finally, I remembered I was keeping a dragon head from Sigmar Stardrake, could it be a possible friend?
But, what about the scenery: a forest, a castle, a fantasy gate?
I also found …


Story started with a birthday present. OMG! It is huuuge! Amazingly detailed, it is gonna be something like Sistine Chapel but, here I am... First of all, I remove the reliefs on shields and armours, cause I want to draw my own freehands, giving more value to the figure.

Sencodly, I make an easyhonor conversion using Milliput, just to add a new position to the leg ( I find the original design quite unnatural).

Lets go to the base now, I imagine the dragon hunting khorne demons on a volcanic field. I use some cork which imitate castle ruins, surrounded by lava.
Lava cracks using milliput, sand and glue.

Let´s try something new: lava splashes!  Surfing on the internet I found a great and original tutorial by chest of colors
By putting together some plastic pieces, white glue and «Water effects», I got something like dynamic lava.