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The spite-revenants look... interesting. If they were going for "was probably once an elf but definitely isn't an elf any more", then I guess they succeeded. The most positive aspect IMO is that this seems to confirm the spite-revenants will be a mixed-gender unit. Been a while since GW did that.

Alarielle... I just don't know. She does look like a possibly-insane formerly-elven nature goddess. Actually, she looks like a deva shaman or druid from 4th editon D&D. That's not a bad thing. And they've almost got that elusive "sexy without being overtly sexualised" thing right. Almost. I'm just not sold on the idea that she has wings and presumably flies, yet fights perched on a tree growing out of a giant beetle. Or that tree-arm, which looks more like a glove than a part of her body.

Also, I'm a bit annoyed that a model that would otherwise be absolutely awesome for conversion-fodder will only be available as part of a ludicrously expensive monster kit.

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Interesting concept. They really are going all out on big monsters, not sure I have ever seen a giant beetle one before.

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Look at the wings. At first glance they are rave like, like a creature of death or a trickster, but on further look its wood.

I think they are going to go with a more nature's avenging angel theme with her and her army, so what sharing the consciousness of several thousand years worth of Everqueens and all they went though didn't drive her nuts...the end of the world just enough to make her snap.

So, is George R. Martin in the writing staff?

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I think it looks alright. Has a bit of an MGT vibe to it, but that's ok.

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Look at the wings. At first glance they are rave like, like a creature of death or a trickster, but on further look its wood.

And those green feathers are actually leaves. I did a double-take on that myself. It's pretty cool.

Doesn't make up for her invisible high-heels, though. Seriously, that's not a woman on tip-toes, it's a woman in high heels without the high heels. Her balance is all wrong (her centre of gravity is too far back). Probably a case of a lazy artist using a stock photo as reference, but as someone who actually understands human anatomy, it really irritates me. I cannot unsee the invisible heels. :P

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All I know is that I am terrible painter. and It makes me sad. Cause I want to paint her wings like all the leaves are fading from Spring, to summer, to fall, to winter, but I'd never be able to pull that off. Now that I gave you pros the ideas just created me when you when your crystal brush or golden daemon or what not.

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That is not a very good picture for Alarielle, I think in model form that design could look pretty neat though!


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Look at the wings. At first glance they are rave like, like a creature of death or a trickster, but on further look its wood.

And those green feathers are actually leaves. I did a double-take on that myself. It's pretty cool.

Doesn't make up for her invisible high-heels, though. Seriously, that's not a woman on tip-toes, it's a woman in high heels without the high heels. Her balance is all wrong (her centre of gravity is too far back). Probably a case of a lazy artist using a stock photo as reference, but as someone who actually understands human anatomy, it really irritates me. I cannot unsee the invisible heels. :P



It might also be the typical sexy stance power stance. I see this every once in a while but I cant tell if its one or the other.

Its has to be an uncomfortable stance overall though

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I like this one better than the first!

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Yeah, this is spectacular!

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Much better indeed. Want to see the model now, should be pretty impressive.

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Also of note in the background, Tree-Kin of some sort with a bow, plus the multi-armoured, kina insect-y tree kin in the foreground, possibly a dual kit? Also some half-tree half-elves that are more elf than tree compared to the previous artwork. Also, also, the giant beetle has a little saddle on it, presumably the kit will have a non-Alarielle rider option, like the Maw-Krusha, which might get you the bits for a non-mounted Alarielle, maybe?


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It's not a beetle, it's a Stegadon in power armour.

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Not just me thinking that she's wearing some invisible heels, then :lol:. Maybe some of these artists should try some of these poses once in a while to see if they're actually doable!

That aside, I do prefer it above the dryad-thingy image. It seems to lack a little detail and reminds me of PP's artwork or earlier GW artwork (pre-90s).

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Not just me thinking that she's wearing some invisible heels, then :lol:. Maybe some of these artists should try some of these poses once in a while to see if they're actually doable!

That aside, I do prefer it above the dryad-thingy image. It seems to lack a little detail and reminds me of PP's artwork or earlier GW artwork (pre-90s).


You know, that wouldn't be a bad idea. The Rooster Teeth studio did that when they did the RWBY series so they would know what they were doing.

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