Hey guys, here's one of my latest works, Kolt, that I painted in collaboration with Clay Project Miniatures.

It's a great mini that presents itself for all sorts of light play, and I did my best to add a lot of layers of complexity. Though there are some tuneups I would have liked to make and a few bits it would alter, in the end I think I did alright given the situation- high degree of complexity and this is the first mini that I've completed and posted here since i cut my finger off (index on my painting hand) in April.

There are three light sources, omnidirectional bright bluish white from the squirrel spirit, a warm glow from the lantern, and a soft ambient blue moonlight from the rear. I did the best I could to add all applicable cast shadows from each source, integrate them, and make the piece still viewable from as many angles as I could to show the model. I'm pretty happy with the cast shadow of the hand on the base.

Major thanks as always to my mentors Alfonso Giraldes and Richard Gray, as well as all my LXP brothers for their helpful feedback and encouragement, namely Erik Swinson and Dave Colwell for helping me through some doubts and getting me to the end.

The model is up for Pre-order now, if you would like a copy you can use my discount code SIK_WILLY_MINIATURE_ART on the Clay Project Miniatures website for 5% off.

Hope you guys enjoy it, comments always appreciated.
  • David BatistaPLUS

    Gold!

  • John Margiotta "BloodASmedium"PLUS

    100% gorgeous !!! Very pleasing to view indeed! Gold but deserves much higher!

  • Atila KawautiPLUS

    I love the colors! Gold.

  • Andreu "Morglum Minis"

    Love it matey!

  • Jakob Villien

    Wow! Crazy level OSL.

    • Will “Sik Willy” HahnPLUS

      Thanks Jakob! It was interesting to do- I normally shy away from OSL pretty heavily but for this one I felt I had to really lean into it. The concept art was OSL driven but I wanted to push it even further and see what I could accomplish with it

  • Dani "fleshdozoder"PLUS

    Oustanding work buddy!  Gold

  • Matt DiPietroPLUS

    It’s really awesome. I like the bold choices.  You got a gold, and a vote for editor’s from me :)

    • Will “Sik Willy” HahnPLUS

      Thanks so much Matt!! Really glad you like him. It was def a good bit outside my comfort zone but I’m glad I took the plunge in the end it was a very educational experience. Really appreciate it bud!

  • Matt DiPietroPLUS

    It’s really awesome. I like the bold choices.  You got a gold, and a vote for editor’s from me :)

  • Seyni-NDIAYEPLUS

    This Osl is just looking soo good man really bold choices and beautiful exécution ! Gold !

  • Matt_CarnevalePLUS

    Will this project looks very challenging just by looking at it but you have perfectly conveyed the idea you were looking for. Top work brother.

  • Anthony Wang

    I love this so much…what a great idea and execution is lovely. The OSL from the white light from the squirrel and the warm light from the lantern is very convincing

  • Roman "Light_one" Gruba

    Nice atmosphere!

  • Chris / g0rb

    Fantastic! Gold!

  • Marco "BigBlackBear" Orselli

    So cool mate love ir

  • Alex ✍PLUS

    Amazing work Will ❤️ Love it!

  • SergeyPopovichenkoPLUS

    Super cool work!!!

  • LeSquatchPainting

    This…..is pure talent. Killer tones and saturations on the colors used. That white OSL is WILD looking!