Do you have the skills to be…..come a bro?
I wanna beeee the veeeery best, that no one ever waaaas.
Sorry folks. It’s been a Pokemon kind of day
So, recently, I have been playing a bit of the Pokemon Trading Card Game Online and actually thoroughly enjoying it. To be fair, I do not versus other players – I just use the stock standard trainer decks it gives you and battle the occasional NPC.
This got me in the mood for buying packs, something I find highly additive, exciting and often soul crushing.
ANYWAY, I get home with my little foil sealed packets of potential devastation and find this:
So on the left is my “bonus foil” and on the right is my “1 x rare”. They were actually the same card. What are the odds, ey??
Apparently pretty damned high. This has now happened to me a good 5-7 times. What is the go? Is it because the set has so few cards in it!? Or do I have magical pack-picker talons on me?
This got me in a nostalgic mood for checking out some of my older collection..
I miss the days where “foil” actually meant, do not expose to direct sunlight as you might burn a hole in the ozone with the reflection bouncing off of that bad-boy.
While I was digging these out of their super-secret-hidey-space I found a bunch of clippings I’d put into a folder with my cards.
Wow, $109.90!? Are you dicking with me? Should probs be nicer to the parents, the struggle to afford to raise a nerdy child was real.
Moving right along…I have been continuing to paint my Seamus Malifaux ladies – although, one of my hookers in tights appears to have gone missing. I cannot tell you, how devastating that is to me, to own a “set” that is not in fact “complete”. Like for MULTIPLE reasons, this is heavily upsetting. But we soldier on.
Wanna see me twerk it to Katy Perry’s – This is how we do?
So, unfortunately, I didn’t know that the angle I was on was casting such an orange hue over my photo – but we work with what we’ve got. The back of her dress is getting some highlighting and her skin is undergoing a little correcting time.
I actually dropped the whole mini in my drive way, skinning the paint off of her face, knees and the front of her dress directly after painting this.
Yooooou dropped me!? ME? Have you seen me? I’m amazing. I don’t know if we can hang out anymore, Ellie.
I tried my best to fix her back up, but she undeniably now had some uneven textures and variations in colour. Ah well, if anyone asks I’ll say she’s growing lumps.
Well, as per always, great chats! We should do this again soon.
The flesh on the belle there is rather full and lively!
How did you get it the way it is in the photos? I’ve never been able to get contrasts right on anything that isn’t something with huge claws/tentacles/teeth.
Haha her skin coming out that colour was actually completely accidental! I based her whole skin areas in a P3 purple, and then started mixing the purple with skin tone and slowly brought it out. Ended up making her look ALIVE instead of pale purple and possibly dead hahaha.
I am pleased with the skin colour – if she was a human, not super pleased that she looks so…living! Haha.
I’m very pleased to see this blog active again. The work on the Belle is amazing already, you must have been distraught to drop it and skin the paint off.
Oh thank you very much. That’s lovely of you to say 🙂
And yes, there was a moment of slow motion as she fell, and then a lot of panic and dissapointment hahaha.
But she’s all fixed up now so all good 🙂