Tomb Kings – Sphinx

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I had to play about with the levels in photoshop with this image, for a rather… silly problem. The lighting on the day was so bright that the logo from my light box was shining through the back of the white background and no matter how I tried the exposure levels in camera wasn’t getting rid of it. Maybe I should have tried using a black background instead due to the conditions, but somehow I didn’t think it would work as well for the models painting – which was done, once again, by my husband.

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Here’s another image of the same model without the background looking quite so stark.

I’ve always been impressed by the conversion work on this model – it’s a great model anyway – but I think the different pose make it really stand out. If I recall correctly, it also won a little competition at the local Games Workshop store.

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Close up on one section of the model.

I don’t know if a dark background would work well for this model, but I’d like to give it a try sometime, just to see.

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