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So I started this a couple of days before Christmas and I was racking my head over how to get a good stoney look for my new friend and i remembered a trick i accidentally learned from the l2pk.

 

I primed the mini with reaper brush on primer and the washed the crap out of it with black ink the combination of the ink and primer gives a great stone effect imo, my only thought is that the body held on to the ink more than i wanted and so it's a hair darker than the wings.

 

http://www.flickr.com/photos/78059741@N08/8327302852/'>8327302852_52cc797acf.jpg

I will see about getting some decent pictures up tonight.

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Really all you need are some good light grey highlights & such & I think you'll have a great looking mini.

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Really all you need are some good light grey highlights & such & I think you'll have a great looking mini.

I was thinking along those same lines, and I meant to say it was a diluted black ink wash, I think i did 3/1 of water - ink

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Awesome how that looks so far. I also would thrown on a gentle highlight. The beauty of a model like this is you can totally get away with a rough drybrushing and it will look totally appropriate.

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Since this is supposed to be a living gargoyle, not just a statue, it might be interesting to throw some color on the eyes. Red might be a tad cliche, but would also stand out nicely.

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I think a really pale blue, or even a white effect for the eyes would be cool, too. Overall, loving the look and I'm now more excited than ever to get one of these from my FLGS ::D:

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Since this is supposed to be a living gargoyle, not just a statue, it might be interesting to throw some color on the eyes. Red might be a tad cliche, but would also stand out nicely.

I did hit the eyes with red and do some work on the base just haven't got around to upload the work, and still nursing my hangover atm.

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I think a lime green for the eyes would set them off better then red.

 

or even a pale blue.

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