I had this amazing miniature by Sebastian Archer from Guild of Harmony and it was just laying there in my drawer full of grey and metal minis. I really loved the sculpt, but I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to do with the base.
So I took a look on the wonderful web to get some inspiration.
|By Rebelakemi on Deviantart
In this drawing I really like the combination of the steampunk details, with the traditional Alice look.
|By Huyen-n00b on Deviantart
My favourite character has to be included of course 🙂 I can’t sculpt, so I’m going to incorporate it in a different way.
the other side. This is the Tim Burton kind of Alice, and although I am not a big fan of that movie, it sure looked great and had a very nice atmosphere in colours.
|Unfortunaly I have not been able to locate the source of this artwork
Another steampunk setting. I really like the different outfit of Alice, and of course the Cheshire Cat.
After pondering for a long time, as I did really like that last picture, I still decided to go for a traditional Alice look. I want there to be no doubt as to who she is. It will also, hopefully, create a strong contrast between the figure and the base which will have a steampunk settting.
So I took a print out of a picture of the sculpt and did some colour tests. Here is what I came up with: