Nothing new to report, just experimenting with the extreme zoom function of my camera, mounted on a wobbly tripod.
Needs better lighting though (and a more steady hand when painting details). You can see where I've had to go back to re-apply base coat on him where I've cocked it up. That misplaced streak in his beard makes him look like Billy Connolly on safari, I think.
By the way, I've been reading Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World which is useful brain-fodder for this era.