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Picked this guy up yesterday and it has been real fun to paint. I figured I would post progress on him as I go along.

 

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I'm going to try and do his fur cloak like a lion. I just wanted to try something different, because it always seems like I'm painting wolf pelt.

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Finally got back to painting to day. Focused on highlights on the fur. I might take the top of the fur cloak 1 shade brighter but I haven't decided completely. After that it was on to the skin tone. Honestly it took a while to get it close to what I wanted but I think the end result is good.

 

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As always advice/critiques welcome.

 

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Very nice Ork. I would use several layers of lighter silvers on the blades and also some brown wash on the areas of the blade that don't get to cut through bone and sharpened so often, then a bit of blood too for good measure. Could also add some blood spatter to his boots and knee armour to show a recent vicious attack! Really good overall keep it up :)

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Wow, really liking that skin!

 

I'll second adding a bit of depth to the metals there, if that's your thing. Army Painter Strong Tone or Vallejo Smoke are both great for washes on metals. Another option is to make up some light glazes of the surrounding colours and add those to the shadowed areas as very subtle accents.

 

Regardless of any of that, however, looking good. Very orc-y.

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