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Knarthex' Chainmail Orc Druid- Hangout Mini of the Month

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So considering the fact that I am the Instigator of this, it is only fitting that I post my work tonight....

(I almost forgot! Good thing the guys on the hangouts reminded me!)

 

So he had the the mold line removed that runs up from his left foot, up his body and arm, across the wolf pelt's nosw, and the staff's skull, down the staff and his right hand fingers, and down the staff and it's accoutrements...

Also on the inside of the wolf skin between his legs...

 

The tab was cut off, and after drilling holes, pins were inserted in his legs.

 

He was then primed with P3 White Primer from a rattle can with 3 light coats...

 

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and this is where he stands....

 

Not quite sure what I am going to do with him yet, I thought about doing the wolf skin in Technicolor, but I have already done that twice...

I think that I am going to use the old Polly S Armor Dark Green for the mid tone on his skin though....

 

Maybe a Winter Wolf for the fur?????

 

Hair will likely be the MSP Red Hair Triad....

 

And the item strapped to his back looks like a long twisted horn with feathers on it, 

Maybe a Rod / Staff / Wand / Fetish????

 

Thanks for looking!

 

George

 

Darn it!

The mold line is still there on the skull on top of the staff!!!!! :grr:

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Fur is murder! I mean...really excited to see where you go with this. 

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Fur is murder! I mean...really excited to see where you go with this. 

***Wrong company website...***

 

Oh, you meant to paint..... ::P:

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So tonight I painted his eye sockets with VMC German Grey, then the scalera with SC75 Sahara yellow

The skin is Polly S Armor Dark Green, with a touch of SC75 SS Camo Shade for the deepest skin tones...

 

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Thanks for looking!

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Don't forget that he has a right ear with an earring.

I obviously did!

8p ::P:

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Going to use the Polly S armor dark green as my mid tone then lighten it with

Something

 

The idea is that the Polly S was the color that I painted all my Ral Partha orcs from back in the 80s and 90s with that skin tone, so He will match, albeit with more than just a black wash to give depth...

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A lighter green or yellow would be the obvious choices... but you could go so many ways. Since you're thinking about doing red hair and his hair is such a large part of the model due to his beard, it might be fun to try a light blue in your skin highlights. I'd do some testing first, obviously, but it could be interesting.

Either way, I look forward to seeing where you go with it.

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So last night I did some work on him....

 

Fixed the ear I missed... ::P:

Irises with SC&% Black and Brown Leathers 50%

 

stealing an Idea from Baily03 (see above link) I mixed some Warcolour Violet 5 into  some Polly S Armor Dark Green, with a tiny touch of my shade tone, and added it to high points on his skin.... His nose, around his eyes, lips, knuckles...

I then painted my mid tone with straight Polly S Armor Dark Green.

This covered much of the Violet, I will try to bring this back a little....

I then used SC F&G Sharpnel Red on his hair, as a darker base for the MSP Red Hair Triad...

 

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Thanks for looking!

 

And if you have this guy, Join in the merriment!

 

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The Big Voodoo Guy looks SO MUCH BETTER  as a W.I.P. than he did a a bare metal casting that he hardly seems like the same Guy. NICE PROGRESS!

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