"Who is this Precious? Something tasty?"

"Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? The pity of Bilbo may rule the fates of many."

[url="http://www.contrastminiatures.com/learn/sketching/finishing-the-sketch-gollum/"]There is a little tutorial on my site about where the bust came from and how he was painted. Check it out!
  • Andreu "Morglum Minis"

    Really well done mate!

  • Luc "Windtalker" Vanpoucke

    I like your style, very good painting!

  • Alfonso Giraldes_BansheePLUS

    Thats sooo perfect

  • Erich_Strasser

    Perfect skin!!!


    Wow!  Gold from me.


  • John Margiotta "BloodASmedium"PLUS

    Ill say this much….your skills which were already unparalleled have skyrocketed even further.the last two posts (and I’m ecstatic to see many more from you) have been in a category by themselves despite all the amazing work on this very competitive site . Your in my eyes one of the worlds best and it’s amazing to see the heights human beings can reach .

  • Werner Kellens


  • Ken "Macca Chung" Lim

    Beautiful work Matt.

  • Mike HoekstraPLUS

    Superb work.  Gold!

  • Jason Zhou

    Amazing work showing atmosphere, especially the eyes and flesh-tones!

  • Lucky-LBT

    Eyes, hair… so stunning

  • Richard SharpPLUS

    Absolutely superb work.

  • Matt DiPietro

    Wow! Thank you to everyone who has left a comment! I’m in the studio working hard on my next project right now, and your kind words are giving me a boost to push things further!

    Paint bravely my friends :D

  • Antonio

    Awesome !!!WoWWW. Gold!

  • Sławomir Borysowski - "Sławol"

    Fantastic work!


  • Tony Dawe

    We wants it Precious.

  • Kilsh

    Great work Matt. Gold.



  • Chris "D.Vader" SuhrePLUS

    One of your best!  Love it. Sorry putty and paint would only let me vote gold once for it. :).

  • Jero Miniatures

    Awesome Project here! Like it a lot!

  • montagne31

    Sublime… Félicitations

  • Kev "Dead Marsh Spectre" Lawrence


  • Artur Borkowski

    Beautiful work! Very painterly.

  • Artur Borkowski

    Beautiful work! Very painterly.

  • Paolo-Di-Poce

    really nice again, really expressive

  • Carlo

    look at the hair! wow, you re great at painting busts, GOLD

  • eric wolfsPLUS

    Impressionnant !!

  • Bloodblade_miniatures