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OK, we're not looking at fine art here. This was a 45 minute speed paint I did at GenCon. I should know by now to never use yellow in a speed paint, especially over black primer, but it seemed like a good idea at the time. I blame low blood sugar. I do like the way the red tabard came out, but I spent too much time on it at the expense of the rest of the figure.

 

I thought about repainting it, but why bother. I've got a lot of figures I like better.

 

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Well, it was supposed to be gold non-metallic metal. I've always found PP paints to be on the thick side and hard to work with in ways that Reaper paints aren't, even though they need thinning too. Add in a bad brush and time pressure and what you get isn't pretty. I tried to blend shades and it just wasn't working.

 

Anyway, I like the verdigris idea, I'll keep it in mind in case I'm ever in the same position again.

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