Middle Earth SBG – Elves of the White Council

The time has finally come for paint to meet elf!

These have been awaiting paint for a while and, like the Inhumans, I found my inspiration and got stuck in!

Galadriel leads the White Council so I felt she was a suitable place to start the painting. It’s also a fairly simple sculpt and felt really small after some of the other miniatures I’ve done recently.

I’m theming the models around Dol Guldur, so I wanted to push the creepy feel on the bases but also on Galadriel herself. This is why I chose the colours for the robes, White to off green.

Celeborn felt like a natural follow on. I chose the colours to link him to Lothlorien, golden armour, and to Galadriel, the robes. I also added some floating leaves to both bases using thin wire and miniature leaves. I hope it comes across as the leaves in the wind I was trying to portray.

Last but definitely not least is Glorfindal. I wanted to keep up the spooky theme and keep this chap fairly sombre. He has died before after all. It’s a fairly monotone mini, with only the sword and the hair to really add some colour, but not a lot of warmth.

I’m really pleased with the end result, especially with the way it helps the blade stand out.

The last of the elves or the first of the wizards? Still not sure what I’ll work on next…

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