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Nice paint work CW, skin tones and NMM are clean and crisp.

 

Must say I've never liked this sculpt, still don't, despite your fine work on it... :down:

 

Paint on Cash man!

 

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I agree about the sculpt, its always left me... "meh"... the paint job on the otherhand... it's fantastic!

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I think the sculpt is pretty cool. As Jabber said, very Red Sonja-like and I used to read a lot of pulp as a youth (still do!). But this cast was pretty rough. There are a couple bubble holes that are pretty deep and some really rough patches. If I had green stuff skill I probably could've fixed them, but I tried to minimize them with paint and did pretty well.

 

The skin, though. I disagree with SK on this one. It got a little thick and really chalky. I should've gone back in and glazed it smoother. My excuse that it's 'just a L2PK' has just run dry :p I do like the bronzed skin triad for this kind of model, though.

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Smoke + mirrors. Drybrush white onto the top part (over the base coat). Then a thinned line of darkest shadow just under that and then just a few thin mixes moving from that shadow back up to base coat at the bottom (I think maybe 3). Then a quick base coat+white to pick up some reflected light along the bottom.

 

Edit: when I say drybrush...I don't really use drybrushing anymore, it's more of a wetbrush. Wick most of the paint off and use the edge in a similar theory to catch the raised areas. Much easier on brushes and you don't get dried pigment mess all over.

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