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Pingo posted a topic in Fiction, Poetry, and Other AbusesSo among other other other things, I started some oil paintings this summer. Portraits, sort of, of characters, sort of, inspired by the vampires in a game I'm playing in, as well as some fiction I'm writing. (Okay, I guess I have been a little busy...) Detail: This part of this painting is still at about this stage. Still working details of anatomy through. As with my minis, the underpainting is Burnt Umber and white. Unlike on my minis, the white is Lead White. Here's another: Just two colors at this stage: Lead White and Burnt Umber. The teeth aren't correctly placed. I'm fixing that in upper layers, hopefully ...
So whilst searching for something completely different, I ran across an article in Fine Scale Modler Magazine by a guy painting WW1 aircraft... Why is this important? The article is on how to do a quick woodgrain on smooth surfaces... He painted the floor with Tamiya Buff, then Gloss cote. after it dried, he ran streaks of W&N Burnt Umber, then did things to them.... Total time, less drying, he claims 10 minutes.... So I am going to try it out, and as my test I took a tounge depressor and primed white, steel wooled, primed again, (to minimize any actual wood grain) Painted VMC Tan Earth onn part, Birch on another part, then GlossCoted... Tommorrow will be the Burnt Umber.... (After I re read the article a time or 3....) George