Arold the MendaciousFernando Ruiz Miniatures
Sculpture: Romain Van Den Bogaert
Painting: Ben Komets
Number of parts of the kit: 4
WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BUYING THIS BUST:
– Few sculpts have the degree of personality that a work by Romain has. You can tell the personality of this devious character just looking at his eyes.
– Ben Komets will be publishing some didactic material about his job for the boxart on his highly recommended Patreonpage, so you will have the opportunity to try your hand with his techniques and guidance.
– It allows a lot of room for interpretation.
– Our signature resin quality allows you to get the figure clean and ready in almost no time, so you may invest your precious free time in what really matters: painting and having fun.
Arold the Mendacious had what was required in a henchman, not too much talent but an attitude. He didn’t want to follow the path of his father and join the goblins’ war parties in search of loot. The goblins were too small and tyrannical creatures that more than often lied about the goals and rewards of the raids, getting an advantage of the natural inclination of the Trolls for brutish fun… But that was a quality he actually admired, as his race was savage, yes, but stupidly honest.
So, he decided to learn the lesson and try to use that quality to gain a position in life. Being one of the porters of Crispin the Mischievous, the Grandmaster of the Thieves’ Guild, was only the beginning. He could see himself on top of things, deciding which mansions were going to be assaulted during the robberies season or inspecting the ranks of juvenile pickpockets and beggars. He would lie and scheme all the way to the place he belonged, they’ll see…
In the occasions in which his plans backfired, he used to count on Sneaky Pete, the stupid Lobby Boy, to cover his back. In exchange for the help, he used to get him some rotten meat treats from his cousin Arry, who was a dockworker. The smell was awful, but it was way worse to do a turn on the latrine…