Published on 04-17-2008 10:59 AM
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Painting A Dinosaur the MadPonies way!
This guide will give a quick, easy, and effective method of painting dinosaurs, lizards, lizardmen, or other figures with reptillian skin.It may work bes on fantasy figures or dinosaurs, as then no one can tell you the flesh is innaccurate. :-) For this guide I will use Deinychus figures from Copplestone Castings.
1. Starting from black primer, the lower half is done in a medium cork brown.
2. The same areas are gone over with a thinnish coat, fairly fast and not
paying too much attention to complete coverage. This is not really a
drybrush technique, but the effect is similar in smaller areas. The wetness
and thinness of the coats makes this fast, and still gives some layering and
texture at the same time. Coat #2 is the color from #1 with more yellowish
sand colors added.
3. a mix of the #2 with a lot of off-white added, and a more drybrush-like
technique to get some