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Background & Aesthetic Advice on T9AAdmiral 08-22-2017

Highborn Elf Aesthetic Advice on T9A


Shared some tips for T9A team, since art informs miniatures. There are lots of things to improve upon with the GW Elves, if one is willing to tap into more Lotrish reference sources as well. Copy-pasted just in case it is of interest for anyone around here.

Anyone with ideas for improving artwork designs or suchlike in fantasy, with GW Warhammer designs as a starting point, should share their ideas over on the Ninth Age. They're still in early steps. Many factions, many opportunities to influence the future course of the ship...

Use of Different Shield Designs for Highborn Elves

Scalemail Highborn Elf Design

Use of Swans and Dolphins in Highborn Elf Designs

Use of Abstract Symmetric Heraldry Devices for Highborn Elves


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RE: Highborn Elf Aesthetic Advice on T9AGrimstonefire 08-22-2017

I'm presuming the links are all dead for anyone who isn't a member of the forum.

If people are looking to redesign the highborn elves (presuming that's High Elves), you need look no further than 5th Ed.  For pretty much all races actually.

Edit.

Whilst I can't see these, I think unicorns, griffons and Dragons are all valid ideas.


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RE: Highborn Elf Aesthetic Advice on T9AAdmiral 08-22-2017

Ah, damn. They've got member-only forum areas now that you mention it. Problem is, their site writes in strong [lexicon][/lexicon] tags and other random stuff, so it can be a hassle to clear all those out from a longer post when copy-pasting to other sites. Might fix this later by that route and just copying the posts into this one.

Yep, those creatures are all valid. But since they're already part of the GW High Elf palette I didn't touch on them. T9A started as a Warhammer legacy movement, but can become more than that. Happy


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RE: Background & Aesthetic Advice on T9AAdmiral 10-14-2017

Shot them a proposal on Avras in T9A. If you've got any ideas of your own, then join in that thread.








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