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    Default Back to it! Be brutal.

    Hi everyone, after a little break from painting, I am back and pushing myself to try new techniques.

    On the mini below, done in 3 hours in 1 evening, I did the following new techniques (for me anyways):

    - Zenithal priming
    - Glazing (nothing but glazes)
    - NMM
    - Tons of work on the face

    I honestly think it's my best work so far, really happy with it

    Just need to re-work the eyes a bit.

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    Compared to my first dudes 2 years ago, definitely some improvement

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    I have been a lurker mostly, so thanks for everyone's inspiring work!

    What do you guys think?
    Last edited by alexz3; 03-06-2019 at 05:55 AM.

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    As you say a massive improvement over the two years.
    On the skin, the 'step' between layers is harsh, focus on smoother blending to get a nice event graduation.
    1. 'Painting is a companion with whom one may hope to walk a great part of life's journey.' W. Churchill
    Thank you for asking but I don't do commissions.

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    Man, 3 hours; that looks stellar to me. The improvement from your older work, is certainly noticeable.

    Keep 'em coming, I'd like to see more of what you can do (specially if only 3 hours gets something as good as that out of you)!

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    thanks guys! I have entire armies to paint for AoS, WH40K, plus tons of board game minis as well (I think I have over 300 minis to paint and build).

    I'll keep practicing on smoother blends, but on such small surfaces like the skin its really difficult for me, I'm not sure I have the right technique for it.

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    Hi folks, back with another WIP, this time a Chaos Sorcerer.

    Working with glazes and glazes for armor, sword and skin.

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    What color should I do the eyes to make em pop?
    What color to push highlights on face without making him look like a clown?
    What color should I do the base?

    Thanks!

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    I like this little chaos sorcerer, skin blending looks smoother than your previous mini (which looks already pretty nice to me as for the time you spent on).
    For the eyes I would go with something yellow/orange OR green to represent kind of an interior fire if you know what i mean.
    To continue highlighting the skin i'll keep using white.
    For the base, why not try to create a lava feeling?
    On the metal side though, I would add some rust to it, looks too clean to me for a chaos guy.

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    Really effective ghosties! Good work

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    agree the spooky boys look really nice! The DG old armor was a off white color, so you could always add a panel or two of that to change it up some. Might help break up all the green.
    Last edited by ekipage; 04-17-2019 at 09:05 PM.

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