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    I had to struggle pasting this, too.

    I had to struggle pasting this, too.
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    +1 for awesome base! Where did you get the...

    +1 for awesome base!

    Where did you get the trinkets from?

    gorb: this should be some high level mage, so they should be platinums. :)
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    Hi eki! There are no special secret here. I...

    Hi eki!

    There are no special secret here. I use stippling for the cloth, highlighting up to white, using the colors I mention in the posts.
    I use very little postprocessing on the picture, as I...
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    Welcome in the forum! I do not think the...

    Welcome in the forum!

    I do not think the smaller head will be too small, please consider we are used to paint 28mm minis here.
    Furthermore an unpainted mini is scarier, I always think that there...
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    Thanks BAM, eki! (I had to look up that word,...

    Thanks BAM, eki!

    (I had to look up that word, never seen it before :) )

    So some more progress:

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    Thanks, guys, some more development on the belt...

    Thanks, guys, some more development on the belt stripes:

    Let's call the color mithril, it is ~1:3 VMC 70.838 Emerald:White, highlighted with white, darkened with 1:1 VMC Emerald:VMC Black
    Blue...
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    This is an extremely cool diorama! (pun intended...

    This is an extremely cool diorama! (pun intended :) )

    Honestly, love it very much. What kind of minis are these?
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    Thanks, eki! Preceeding with the stripes on...

    Thanks, eki!

    Preceeding with the stripes on the belt.

    Gold is 2:1 VMC 70.923 Japanese Uniform:Schmincke White, and 2:1 VMC Japanese Uniform:VMC 70.950 Black, highlighted to white, and shaded to...
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    Thanks, grob! Hair would have been too plain...

    Thanks, grob!

    Hair would have been too plain in simple red...

    Meanwhile I was on vacation, started painting Sulnar, Burning Wind.

    Vacation meant beach, but I could take some bottles of paint...
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    Thank guys! Here is the 95% finished...

    Thank guys!

    Here is the 95% finished sorceress. I plan to fix some small errors, maybe add some pattern to the red loincloth, but basically done:

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    Middle finger has been...
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    Thx eki, should be better now... Some more...

    Thx eki, should be better now...

    Some more pictures, too:

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    Broke down her middle finger, struggling to put it back correctly, it is damn too small...
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    And some progress on the sorceress. Green is...

    And some progress on the sorceress.

    Green is VMC 70.891 Intermediate Green, yellow is Schmincke PRIMAcryl Vanadium Yellow Deep.

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    Thank you BaM, gorb! Here is some legwork,...

    Thank you BaM, gorb!

    Here is some legwork, too:

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    EDIT: Colors were same as the nails and horns for the dragon, VMC 70.981 Orange Brown, shaded as the head, and highlighted...
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    Thanks, guys! Current state is: 75124 75125...

    Thanks, guys!

    Current state is:

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    But it seems that I stuck on this mini. The eyes are not bright enough, planning to highlight them even further with 1:1 mix of fluo magenta:white...
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    I really could not paint this dragon on the level...

    I really could not paint this dragon on the level I like to paint, and the stripe pattern, especially on the wing, did not work out as expected.

    But here are some steps of the head:

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    Sorry not posting here sooner, but now I am...

    Sorry not posting here sooner, but now I am trying to work on my backlog:



    Here are some examples from the toenail:

    1. On VMC 70.822 Ger. Cam. Black Brown background I draw lines with 1:1...
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    This is beautiful!

    This is beautiful!
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    Beautifully haunting!

    Beautifully haunting!
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    I think you should prefer dark background for the...

    I think you should prefer dark background for the doggie, looks much better with it.
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    Did you see this pistolero...

    Did you see this pistolero? I feel that you are working on a similar skintone...
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    I love that Cerberus!

    I love that Cerberus!
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    It always good to see your minis, reminding me...

    It always good to see your minis, reminding me the Forgeworld style.



    Welcome to the club!
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    Nice young lady! BTW did you consider glazing...

    Nice young lady!
    BTW did you consider glazing the bottom of the inside part of the sword blade to blue, reflecting her dress?
  24. Q: how the hell will you glue those arms to the...

    Q: how the hell will you glue those arms to the body? This is a metal mini, right?
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    Nice good doggie... And owner looks fantastic,...

    Nice good doggie... And owner looks fantastic, too, they mean business!
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    Wonderfully dirty, gritty, muddy mynys! If you...

    Wonderfully dirty, gritty, muddy mynys!

    If you are looking for bones, Ben Komets has a video how to make them at home: https://youtu.be/2UcaYg4_XIs?t=1904
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    OMFG, that Raptor is f*cking awesome!!!

    OMFG, that Raptor is f*cking awesome!!!
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    Thanks, guys! Of course I meant two legs, but...

    Thanks, guys!

    Of course I meant two legs, but my daughter stood by me and wanted to start playing with Sims4...

    Ok, some photo about the chicken spine and back, there are hell a lot of...
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    But... Where are the skulls?

    But... Where are the skulls?
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    I started working on a diorama, first one are...

    I started working on a diorama, first one are chicken legs:

    General shade is VMC 70.822 Ger. Cam. Black Brown.

    Skin is 1:1 mix of 70.857 Golden Olive and shade, Golden Olive and 1:1 mix of VMC...
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    Happy anniversary, or something, and keep up the...

    Happy anniversary, or something, and keep up the work!

    Sorry not commenting more in this thread, but it is so difficult for me, I always feel all the whoa!s and congrats and excellents so...
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    I planned to say so far so good, but I think so...

    I planned to say so far so good, but I think so far so excellent!
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    Give a try to the oil wash? We discussed it...

    Give a try to the oil wash? We discussed it recently on topic http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?67418-Chronicle-of-DaBeeb-s/page2, but you can also check the following videos:...
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    Beautiful mini, I love the color scheme, the...

    Beautiful mini, I love the color scheme, the details, OLS, freehand, everything!
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    Exceptional work so far! But may I ask where are...

    Exceptional work so far!
    But may I ask where are the tattoos?
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    Good job on this goblins! But you should know...

    Good job on this goblins!

    But you should know this is just the beginning a long and bori..., I mean beautiful journey, I can see a lot of goblin in your path before you have a full army! :)
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    That's a lot of cool looking gobbo over there!

    That's a lot of cool looking gobbo over there!
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    Nice and solid work on this dorf!

    Nice and solid work on this dorf!
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    Good looking minis, impressive Goliath, awesome...

    Good looking minis, impressive Goliath, awesome base. Do you have an unpainted version of the base? Is it kitbashed/scratchbuilt?
  40. That is an impressive robot. And next time you...

    That is an impressive robot.
    And next time you could consider some freehand on that big shield :devil:
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    Here is the finished organ gun: 73104 73105...

    Here is the finished organ gun:

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    A bit boring, I know, but the next one will be more interesting...
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    The good thing with the oil wash is that you can...

    The good thing with the oil wash is that you can remove almost all of it from the surface, definitely better for this task than GW wash.
    Furthermore it has lower viscosity than water, more willing...
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    Did you consider using Vallejo chipping medium...

    Did you consider using Vallejo chipping medium and oil point washes (small dots of oil paint on the chipped underlying area, dragged down by brush dampened with oil thinner)?
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    Will be really file. But where did you get that cool wooden base?
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    She is beautiful!

    She is beautiful!
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    Nice solid work on the snake. TBH I would be...

    Nice solid work on the snake.
    TBH I would be most afraid of the feathers, those are the most difficult to paint to me, as they are the least realistically sculpted.
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    And the almost ready arms: 72894 72895 72896 ...

    And the almost ready arms:

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    Well, as you used all the secondary colors...

    Well, as you used all the secondary colors (orange/yellow, turquoise and purple) as triad, it is kind of difficult to add any new color to the mini, so you either you use a modified secondary, or...
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    Some more work on the dwarfs, front is about...

    Some more work on the dwarfs, front is about ready:

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    Thanks KB! I got some more images of the...

    Thanks KB!

    I got some more images of the faces, painted the hairs and some trinkets:

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    Arms and weapons are much better. But anatomy...

    Arms and weapons are much better.

    But anatomy and physics are bitch, especially mixed with martial arts.

    Try to stand in her pose, even better is to grab to sticks. Goal is
    - find some...
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    Thanks for the tutorial! I have to say you...

    Thanks for the tutorial!



    I have to say you are some kind of perv :D
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    That plate mail! That shield! Extremely awesome!

    That plate mail! That shield! Extremely awesome!
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    TBH a real fighter should not get so unbalanced....

    TBH a real fighter should not get so unbalanced. :)
    You should make the work in front of you, in your center line, or you will be dead in no time.

    Maybe you could try to move her right arm a bit...
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    I was working a bit more on my army, painting a...

    I was working a bit more on my army, painting a TTQ+ dwarf (it came with square bases, so no duardin) organ gun.

    First some progress on the crew:

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    The sad thing is that you will be good enough if...

    The sad thing is that you will be good enough if you finish that pile :)
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    Thanks, I always wash my minis before priming,...

    Thanks, I always wash my minis before priming, but I was thinking whether it is possible to use oil when I put together painted subassemblies.
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    I have a question, how difficult using the oil...

    I have a question, how difficult using the oil makes the painting?
    I.e. how well will the primer or paint adhere to the green stuff? Will it evaporate "soon" (e.g. in 2 days, till the GS cures)? Do...
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    Beautiful range, seriously considered ordering...

    Beautiful range, seriously considered ordering from them.

    My favorites are the barbarians, the orcs, and Yata.

    My concerns are
    - the face of Fritcha's victim and face of Edalron, they seem to...
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    All I can say is :worship!:

    All I can say is :worship!:
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    Much better! Please post the reference photo,...

    Much better!

    Please post the reference photo, too! :devil:
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    Graishak, thanks for all the comments and votes!...

    Graishak, thanks for all the comments and votes!

    TBH I hated to paint this spider, it was made of failcast, and the sculpt was too low quality, I just wished to get over it.
  63. I am pretty sure that GW will provide rules for...

    I am pretty sure that GW will provide rules for your titan when you are finished :)

    And we can start asking for plastic Imperial Titans, too!
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    Beautiful NMM!

    Beautiful NMM!
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    Exceptional! But I do not understand the sword...

    Exceptional! But I do not understand the sword crossguard, to it greatly differs in style from the other parts of the mini. Do you plan to work some more on it?
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    You should ask some beautiful young blue-eyed...

    You should ask some beautiful young blue-eyed lady to take some reference photo :smile-big:
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    MaM, - do you plan to add radial darker lines...

    MaM,
    - do you plan to add radial darker lines to the iris?
    - did you check whether the eyes look into the same direction? From this angle they seem to me looking apart. E.g. take a photo in front...
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    Welcome to the club...

    Welcome to the club! :good:
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    Thanks guys! I really did not try to push my...

    Thanks guys!

    I really did not try to push my limits, just making him fit to my Skull Pass goblins.

    Leaving out the usual ranting about failcast (this was much better than Sigvald, but...
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    Whoa! Beautiful!

    Whoa! Beautiful!
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    Incredible!

    Incredible!
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    Thanks for the tutorial, these are excellent...

    Thanks for the tutorial, these are excellent conversions!

    :D
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    That's a perfectly good looking base.

    That's a perfectly good looking base.
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    I was blacklisted, too, wrote a request...

    I was blacklisted, too, wrote a request, sent in a screenshot about the issue, and it was fixed within a week.
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    gorb, eki, 10, DaBeebs, thanks! TBH no, it...

    gorb, eki, 10, DaBeebs, thanks!



    TBH no, it would not fit in the color scheme, and none of the example images contained coloration.

    I could not paint as much the last weeks, just worked on...
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    Nice TTQ mini, well done :devil:

    Nice TTQ mini, well done :devil:
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    Reminds me of Sloppity Bilepiper...

    Reminds me of Sloppity Bilepiper :)
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    Beautiful quick pj!

    Beautiful quick pj!
  79. Nice solid work I can see here, congrats! What...

    Nice solid work I can see here, congrats!

    What I would have done in other way:
    - I would paint the inner edge of Angharad Brigthshield's shield to gold
    - I would have added some more highlight...
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    Nice, clean, consistent band.

    Nice, clean, consistent band.
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    Incredible work!

    Incredible work!
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    Voting on shieldmaiden

    Voting on shieldmaiden
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    BAM, Dexter, Hairster, Toad, thanks! BAM, I...

    BAM, Dexter, Hairster, Toad, thanks!

    BAM, I cannot really sort out them either, there is a gobbo standing on the top with brush and palette, then a half marine armor, other half is a skeleton,...
  84. OMFG, extremely awesome! Does it have a whole...

    OMFG, extremely awesome!

    Does it have a whole room of its own?
  85. Thread: Bb wip

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    Hi trikzter, welcome on the forum. There...

    Hi trikzter,

    welcome on the forum.

    There are two main ideas coming into my mind:

    You can add some global lighting, using feathering to darken all the lower parts. Should be fast after a...
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    Definitely OMFG category.

    Definitely OMFG category.
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    Another good tutorial can be found on Life...

    Another good tutorial can be found on Life Miniatures homepage. (And for woman face you can always add Ben Komets' Shield Maiden to the list)

    Furthermore if you can google for face color zone you...
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    The finished Genestealer Magus and Imperial...

    The finished Genestealer Magus and Imperial Agent:

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    Yes, thanks, the results:
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    DaBeebs, BaM, eki, thanks! The marshal was...

    DaBeebs, BaM, eki, thanks!

    The marshal was finished super fast.

    Used VMC Carmine Red for the scawl, VMC Dark Sea Blue for the hat (I concluded that it is made of wool, leather would be too...
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    Hi MAXXxxx, I planned to do it yesterday, but...

    Hi MAXXxxx, I planned to do it yesterday, but sleep deprivation won with KO:

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1x_AnVvFEUTVjnrE0-ojekMTzcKxZfvoG

    Some more progress on the marshal, but I had to...
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    For leaves you can check this diorama...

    For leaves you can check this diorama for reference, too.
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    Definitely haS a feeling!

    Definitely haS a feeling!
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    Some more progress, took two days of vacation to...

    Some more progress, took two days of vacation to finish the minis.

    Yesterday I finished the imperial agent base, but the head is still floating above it. Maybe I will add some white glue under it:...
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    I was always afraid that the leaves stick...

    I was always afraid that the leaves stick together or cover each other and no paint will get on them.

    What I seen in one video is to tint coffee filter paper and cut out the confetti afterwards....
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    Thanks gorb, but it is not really shimmering, I...

    Thanks gorb, but it is not really shimmering, I would use the word glossy :)
    Still thinking of toning it down with some satine varnish.




    Thanks guys, the blending was a 2D blending...
  96. Just jumped in to congratulate on the mini, I...

    Just jumped in to congratulate on the mini, I cannot add much to cyanide's post. (Maybe to paint the right eye to grey? ;) )

    But there is a Painting Buddha video especially for you:

    ...
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    Nice solid work on RG, excellent marble base! ...

    Nice solid work on RG, excellent marble base!

    My only concern is the face, looks to me a bit flat. Do you plan to increase the contrast and/or add some color (the usual yellow to the top, red to...
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    Thanks for the bright background, my old eyes are...

    Thanks for the bright background, my old eyes are relieved.

    Excellent everything, color choince, metallics, cloths!

    Did you consider adding color variations to the mini?

    E.g. some...
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    I really would like to see how do you glue the...

    I really would like to see how do you glue the bird legs to the body without breaking them...
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    Thanks guys, the marshal has been put aside, but...

    Thanks guys, the marshal has been put aside, but I hope I can finish it this week, as there will be a local compo this weekend, and I try to finish it by then.

    TBH The Imperial agent base was not...
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    Lord of the necrotic metal! :worship!:

    Lord of the necrotic metal! :worship!:
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    Welcome back to the land of the living! ...

    Welcome back to the land of the living!



    You can also consider the dead skin, like on this chinese vampire.
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    Like in the Avengers movie, the knowledge is not...

    Like in the Avengers movie, the knowledge is not in your material, but in your mind...
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    I can really imagine him a diorama, looking up to...

    I can really imagine him a diorama, looking up to a greater demon...
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    Yep, good looking fellas, and you put the color...

    Yep, good looking fellas, and you put the color triad together well, i.e. green - orange/brown - purple.

    And good to read that you considered my ideas, I am not used to it at, home, 3 daughters...
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    Whoa, nice, clean, beautiful work! I...

    Whoa, nice, clean, beautiful work!

    I especially love the contrast and smooth transitions on your NMM.

    BUT: could you please make your photos lighter? It is more difficult to see (and appreciate...
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    Redraw the Imperial agent base: 71899 And...

    Redraw the Imperial agent base:

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    And after 6x resize

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    Next project is Andrea's Marshall...

    Next project is Andrea's Marshall:

    Face is VMC 70.815 Basic Skintone, VMC 70.804 Beige Red and as shading VMC 70.822 VMC German Cam Black Brown.
    Eyes need some more work:

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    I would highlight the nurgling with the armor...

    I would highlight the nurgling with the armor color, and it will unify him/her/it with the marine, furthermore this will desaturate him.
    Then you can use the nurgling strong green skin tone for the...
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    Yep. looks much better!

    Yep. looks much better!
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    Nice clean work, well done.

    Nice clean work, well done.
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    So far so good, I would add some oil...

    So far so good, I would add some oil washes/streaks, e.g. after varnishing dotting small dark oil paint patches on the mini, then carefully pulling them down with a bigger, soft damp brush (soaked in...
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    Thank you, though I was not satisfied with the...

    Thank you, though I was not satisfied with the sword, the left highlights were not parallel.

    After fixing it, painting the helmet on the ground and putting together the mini, I noticed that I...
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    Nice work, I would add some moss/lichen/green...

    Nice work, I would add some moss/lichen/green pigment to the rock, some fungus to the side of the tree trunk.
    And you can check SaintToad's WIP/homepage for more inspiration...
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    Left arm, hands and sword is done: 71785

    Left arm, hands and sword is done:

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    Thanks, sigmar3, MAXXxxx! There will be a...

    Thanks, sigmar3, MAXXxxx!



    There will be a helmet on the ground, it will be then painted in red. I tried to avoid copying the original colors.

    Anyway, here is the base and the right hand...
  117. OMFG, next week this project will be 2 years old!...

    OMFG, next week this project will be 2 years old!

    I do not know what is more spectacular, your persistence or the Titan! (Almost wrote "mini", hehh :) )
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    Thanks gorb! Made some progress on the cloth,...

    Thanks gorb!

    Made some progress on the cloth, too, but seems that it is not sculpted in the same quality as the body armor :(

    Cloth has been updated with VMC Emerald, highlighted with some 1:1...
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    Thanks, KruleBear! So here is the agent, body...

    Thanks, KruleBear!

    So here is the agent, body armor completed.

    Abdomen has been highlighted further.
    Face is 1:1 VMC 70.815 Basic Skintone and VMC 70.845 Sunny Skintone.
    Cloth was too bland,...
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    Looks incredibly good, as always :) Did you...

    Looks incredibly good, as always :)

    Did you consider using DirtyDown/Modelmates Verdigris?
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    TBH I would call your colors Orange (brown, rust...

    TBH I would call your colors Orange (brown, rust and bone) and Violet mains, with green spot colors.

    Waiting for the result...
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    Thanks, Dr. Bob! TBH the barrel was one of the...

    Thanks, Dr. Bob!

    TBH the barrel was one of the easiest part, especially with using chipping medium, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQHUU9YD4PQ

    And some more progress on the agent:

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    Excellent solution for the troll! I used...

    Excellent solution for the troll!



    I used to use plastic wrap, same as I used for sandwiches.
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    Thanks, cyanide! I really did not know where...

    Thanks, cyanide!

    I really did not know where do I try to go with these colors, but so far looks good.

    Some more work on him (leg plate, belt):

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    Grey metallic is only Black/Ivory
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    So as the purple NMM parts got looking a bit...

    So as the purple NMM parts got looking a bit better, I reverted to my old and trustworthy shade - violet - yellow - highlight combo on the boots and the greaves:

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    Love the highlighting on the flying squig!...

    Love the highlighting on the flying squig! Excellent colors.
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    Still experimenting with the colors, tried an...

    Still experimenting with the colors, tried an other color set, too, liner from shade to highlight, but it became too bland, too, so the current mix is:
    - 1:1 mix of VMC 70.960 Violet and VMC 70.950...
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    Grat, you did terrific job on these minis!...

    Grat, you did terrific job on these minis! :worship!: I can use oil paints only for washes :neutral: I really need to learn that technique.

    For the gold I would use some colder yellow, e.g. VMC...
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    Thanks, gorb, but TBH the troll colors are a bit...

    Thanks, gorb, but TBH the troll colors are a bit off, I tried to adjust the contrast on the last image, but was not so successful. When I get my DSLR back, I will be able to post better pictures.
    ...
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    Reminds me when a single ice vampire killed all...

    Reminds me when a single ice vampire killed all of our Dragonlance D&D party, ~25 years ago :)
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    This can has really good colors, congrat!

    This can has really good colors, congrat!
  132. Thread: Jim's WIP

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    Grab a color wheel, and check your colors. You...

    Grab a color wheel, and check your colors. You have a dark yellowish and muted pinkish color there, pick one opposing the mix of these two. It will be maybe more in the turquoise range, but it...
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    Thank you Fox! Finished trolls are at the bottom...

    Thank you Fox! Finished trolls are at the bottom of the post.



    It's a slow progress now, in the background.

    First of all I used some oil wash, and it takes days to dry. Furthermore I noticed...
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    Whoa, fantastic work!

    Whoa, fantastic work!
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    You can even try to use the same beige to...

    You can even try to use the same beige to highlight the reds, it can harmonize the inside and the outside of the cloak.
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    On that VMC Golden Yellow the "Contains Cadmium....

    On that VMC Golden Yellow the "Contains Cadmium. Do not spray" label is quite a warning, though! :devil:
    I put a big red X on all my bottles containing Cadmium...
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    Thank you very much for the feedback! I have a...

    Thank you very much for the feedback!

    I have a question thou, is her right bra miscasted? On the lower image that horizontal line does not look so good...
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    Thanks Krule! I had, however, some problems...

    Thanks Krule!

    I had, however, some problems painting this mini, more specified I bought and tried airbrushing Mr. Hobby Metal Primer.

    Seems that undiluted it is an excellent spider web...
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    Good start! Do you have any advice on...

    Good start!

    Do you have any advice on assembling her?
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    It looks fine, maybe increase the contrast by...

    It looks fine, maybe increase the contrast by deepening the black, and reflect the purple hood on the inner side of the blade




    Yep, much better!



    Maybe try to take your photos before a...
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    At the and of the year I could not really get...

    At the and of the year I could not really get myself to paint, but decided to get rid of (=paint them all) all my metal minis.

    Starting with some TTQ troll (of course this is the only kind of...
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    Nice work, but IMHO you should reconsider the...

    Nice work, but IMHO you should reconsider the color of the wrappings on the weapon handle, I think it blends into the skin too much...
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    Excellent work! BTW your weathering reminds me of...

    Excellent work! BTW your weathering reminds me of Proteus' marines, do you know them?
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    Voted, incredibely good looking mini!

    Voted, incredibely good looking mini!
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    She is gorgeous!

    She is gorgeous!
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    Love this guy, hammer head and skin tone are...

    Love this guy, hammer head and skin tone are especially fantastic!
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    Sir, you should start a magazine :worship!:

    Sir, you should start a magazine :worship!:
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    Definitely level up, good job. Would you mind...

    Definitely level up, good job.

    Would you mind sharing some details on the chrome barrel? It is especially eye catching for me.
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    My problem was that everything got too turquoise,...

    My problem was that everything got too turquoise, as DarkSeaBlue and PaleBlue have these colors in common. One of my solution was so far making the asphalt darker (using VMC 70.995 German Grey) and...
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    Thank you guys, I won't give up on hip, but TBH I...

    Thank you guys, I won't give up on hip, but TBH I lost some motivation. Really enjoyed painting the mini, but I am now struggling with the assembly and background, however I can show some progress on...
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    Nice solid work on Geralt!

    Nice solid work on Geralt!
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    Thank you guys! Issue was that the arm...

    Thank you guys!



    Issue was that the arm turned around the pin, and it was hard to keep it in place. Maybe I will need to spend even more effort to prepare the mini. And use two pins for heavier...
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    Just showing you the assembled mini, did not...

    Just showing you the assembled mini, did not touch it in the last couple of days, but you deserve to see it in its current state. I did not have the time and the enthusiasm to fix the flaws, but I...
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    The guy who did it thought that he can make a...

    The guy who did it thought that he can make a living of it, did not, as solution he worked too hard and his health imploded.
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    OMFG 7.5. Shame on the voters. I bumped it up,...

    OMFG 7.5. Shame on the voters.
    I bumped it up, but it's just me...
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    Thanks guys, I used watered down 1:1...

    Thanks guys,



    I used watered down 1:1 skin:VMC DarkSeaBlue mix. (You should be aware the VMA and VMC Dark Sea Blue are two really different color!)

    But gluing together is XXL PITA, minigun...
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    Based on my experience the gobbo archers are too...

    Based on my experience the gobbo archers are too low of quality to add a string, it would go through the arm, or the bow is too attached to the mini.
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    Love that lamp!

    Love that lamp!
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    Was kind of a joke, but I will look around, too...

    Was kind of a joke, but I will look around, too :)



    Your cloth pattern looks much better than my first try, that's why I switched to stippling :)

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    But you could try to keep the...
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    Just noticed this, maybe not too late from the...

    Just noticed this, maybe not too late from the party, my solution was to use very thin brush (some 000 kolinsky), and the paint should be fresh, it became unusable after a half hour.
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    I was actually thinking about painting there two...

    I was actually thinking about painting there two golden lines, as some elaborate decor would have been too much.
    Much better now, you only have to clean up all the blacks.
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    TBH the skull tattoo is a bit in the dark, as the...

    TBH the skull tattoo is a bit in the dark, as the sun was shining yesterday, here is a close-up:

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    Thanks, Hairster, but I still feel that it is an incidental result coming from the...
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    Yuou could google for "corner pattern" or "celtic...

    Yuou could google for "corner pattern" or "celtic corner pattern" images.
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    And some freehand from the bottom of the skirt...

    And some freehand from the bottom of the skirt :devil:
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    Gold seems fantastic, especially for some savage...

    Gold seems fantastic, especially for some savage trinket. If you are not satisfied with the metal, I think the next level is chrome galvanization :)

    Skin tones are fantastic, thou.
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    Still did not touch the skin :) Worked some...

    Still did not touch the skin :)

    Worked some more on the minigun, used some VMA Gold 71066 on the bottom part (is this some combo minigun/flamethrower???), ready except weathering, spending a lot...
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    Thanks gorb! I have to be at home when the sun...

    Thanks gorb!

    I have to be at home when the sun is shining, lamp light is not enough, so sadly you need to wait a couple of days :(
    But I plan to paint another tattoo on the other shoulder, maybe...
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    Outstanding! What I like the best is: "I did...

    Outstanding! What I like the best is:

    "I did this/that" + image

    (and I bet there are at least ten work hours passed)...
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    It is pain to halve them, cannot do it properly...

    It is pain to halve them, cannot do it properly :( Check #432 for usage.

    BTW here is a pic about the glove and the minigun:

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    Some fun facts: I will never buy any big metal minis...
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    Fox, what kind of metallic paint do you use? I...

    Fox, what kind of metallic paint do you use? I found VMA (steel, chrome, aluminium) and VGA (glorious/polished gold) quite smooth.
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    Thanks! The right arm is in the shadow, I hope...

    Thanks!

    The right arm is in the shadow, I hope you mean that as "interesting".

    The left arm is lit:

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    I know now, she reminds me of Jen Haley's style...

    I know now, she reminds me of Jen Haley's style and minis. :worship!:
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    Thank you, guys! What I was surprised of...

    Thank you, guys!



    What I was surprised of is that the red is the cold color here, and green is the warm.



    Thanks, though I am pretty sure that I am using the Vallejo 1mm one (the paper is...
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    There is a song about him, too: ...

    There is a song about him, too:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vdsvIdiXz0
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    I cannot criticize anything, lady is extremely...

    I cannot criticize anything, lady is extremely beautiful.
    I especially love the skin tones.
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    Thou are truly blessed by the God-Emperor!

    Thou are truly blessed by the God-Emperor!
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    Something like that, I just skipped the "repeat"...

    Something like that, I just skipped the "repeat" part and jump immediately the the "straighten" part. But you can always place two strips and keep the distance even.
    My pain is that do not know...
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    And some images about the shoulder pad stripe...

    And some images about the shoulder pad stripe painting:

    Masking and painting the inside of the stripes:

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    Then I widened the outside of the stripes, and painted back...
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    Thank you guys, very much! Cyanide was right,...

    Thank you guys, very much!

    Cyanide was right, painting the head added a lot to the mini, the colors are more balanced now.

    95% finished painting the body, only the eyes, some weathering and...
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    Nice skin tones! Did you consider scratching the...

    Nice skin tones! Did you consider scratching the leather? And is it safe to store it in towel paper? Plain printer paper used to scratch off the paint from my mini.
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    Thanks, but seems that I was misunderstood, I...

    Thanks,

    but seems that I was misunderstood, I used the 1mm masking tape only to mark the logo location. 2mm was extremely wide :)

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    Maybe this sound arrogant, but did you try it?...
  182. Well, I honed my blending skills on 40+ goblins...

    Well, I honed my blending skills on 40+ goblins and 20+ dwarves, aka Battle for Skull Pass, so it definitely needed a lot of time..
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    Thanks, cyanide, I feel that the red could be...

    Thanks, cyanide,

    I feel that the red could be a bit strong, too, but I will see. And do not forget the minigun!

    On the other side I planned to paint a NOVA logo (as he is part of the Dark Nove...
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    Sicks, I think an ex should be avoided, not...

    Sicks, I think an ex should be avoided, not revenged, but you know :)

    I continued with the armor plates, with VMC 70908 Carmine Red and VMC 70909 Vermillion:

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  185. +my 5 cents: I started painting a regiment of...

    +my 5 cents:

    I started painting a regiment of gobbos with NMM, too.

    Simple rules: choose one (preferably front and back) side, paint top dark, bottom bright. Sides should be painted in an...
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    Guys, I am really glad that you liked the reviews...

    Guys, I am really glad that you liked the reviews :devil:
    I have issues, too, reading more than half page of them :laugh:

    More on the mini, the additional leather colors were VMC 70872 Chocolate...
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    Your comment reminds me the famous 5 pounds gummy...

    Your comment reminds me the famous 5 pounds gummy bear reviews. :laugh: (DO NOT READ THEM AT WORK, OR OPERATING HEAVY EQUIPMENT!!!)
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    OMFG. My heart is broken, too. Like a kick in...

    OMFG. My heart is broken, too.

    Like a kick in the balls, it hurts even if you see it happening with someone else.

    Some cursing will definitely help, however...
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    And some leatherwork: 70064 70065

    And some leatherwork:

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    Some more progress, showing helper lines: ...

    Some more progress, showing helper lines:

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    I found the key is to use skin tones, they have...

    I found the key is to use skin tones, they have some orange and yellow in them, on the other side of pink.
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    Thanks, foxtail, ekipage! I still do not know...

    Thanks, foxtail, ekipage!

    I still do not know whether there are some ammo in that pouch, because the guy has a f*king minigun and a pistol, but hey, I never was a soldier. :)

    Some more work was...
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    Thanks CC, CyAniDe! OSL and lighting is...

    Thanks CC, CyAniDe!

    OSL and lighting is something I am still familiarizing myself.

    Ab pack was done with VMC 70873 US Field Drab.

    Started painting the pants with VMC 70857 Golden Olive:
    ...
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    I am getting really curious about your other...

    I am getting really curious about your other works, you really should update your gallery!
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    Wow. BTW that water immediately shouted me...

    Wow. BTW that water immediately shouted me "sprocket" :)
  196. That red dress is something I would fear to start...

    That red dress is something I would fear to start painting...

    Maybe you could deepen the shadows with some blueish glazes (especially with the darkest eye color, or even mixing it with black, to...
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    Nice colors, cool effect!

    Nice colors, cool effect!
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    Now some new project, Gabriel Blackburn: Da...

    Now some new project, Gabriel Blackburn:

    Da concept is:

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    In some midnight scene, lit by light from the right.
    I used some tips from Raffa's excellent article.

    To achieve this I plan...
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    Exceptional work!

    Exceptional work!
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    Thank guys, I am really glad that you like it! ...

    Thank guys, I am really glad that you like it!

    One hand this was an experiment with the color theory, I tried to use a triad, with purple-violet, emerald-turquoise and gold-orange-brown.
    Other...
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