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Goldar, Male Barbarian 77047

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This is the very first fig that I ever bought, 8 or 9 years ago.  It was for my first D&D session with some close friends, and I fell in love with the game on the spot.  This character has gone through a lot: demonic armor possession, lost both of his eyes, had a hole punched through his chest, died 3 times, came back as a zombie, body taken over by a lich, and currently resurrected in the body of a half-ogre.  I have a new fig for the character and his new body, but this one will always have a special place in my heart.  I finally got around to painting him over the weekend.  His eyes are a little googly, and the attempt at highlighting didn't turn out as well as I had hoped, but I'm glad he turned out OK.  Tips on highlighting would be most appreciated, as that's what I was trying out on this one.  Thanks as always!

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Nice!

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You got a nice effect on the skin.

 

For eyes, the trick is to paint them first, then go back around them with skin. Reaper has a great tutorial up here http://www.reapermini.com/thecraft/12. Even if you skip most of the steps, and just do whites + skin, I find it gets better results than I can freehand. 

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With highlighting, I can really recommend Reaper's Layer Up learn to paint kit - I'd never done it before, and I'm getting great results from just following the instructions in there.

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