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02811: Dain Deepaxe

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Very crisp painting. Well done!

 

Not my favourite Reaper Dwarf, but your painting has certainly made me appreciate him a lot more than I had.

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I love it!

 

You make metallics look really smooth and well done. Everything is crisp and very well done.

 

Where the horns meet the helm, it looks like there is fur, but the color makes it look almost metallic in the pictures?

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It was supposed to be grey fur over brown, kind of a mangy wolf fur. Didn't turn out great.

 

Thanks for the kind words on the metallics. My best thus far, but I'm not real happy with it. Surprise! :)

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Great work! that gold is wonderfully shaded and the silver highlights are amazing too.

The beard, hair, eyes, the bone knife handle and the blue fabric are also neat.

Thumbs up!

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Blue is straight ultramarine triad. Secondary goal on this project was using my new bevy of RMS triads. Really nice for a quick job, need a bit of up and down for better results; the beard was taken down a bit with some brown washes and brought up into the blond shadow.

 

The horns were fun. I intended a lot more initially, based on a giant horn I have that doubles as a drinking horn (holds about 50oz...). My cat runs when he sees me with it, it's pretty loud!

 

Anyway, it was going to go down to black. I don't have the colors but can look them up (I'm at work). It was based in the ivory triad shade tone, then I put some thin washes of brown, streaking them up kind of jagged like. Then I washed some real thin ivory back down over it. Then I put in a thin light cool grey on the upper parts, really laying down a lot at the tip, probably 15-20 layers to get almost straight light grey, which stayed kind of warm with the ivory underpaint.

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