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Colors and techniques for blue fire?

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Hi folks,

 

I recently picked up Erin of the Flame and I was considering painting the two balls of fire he holds in contrasting colors - one traditional red/yellow/orange fire and one as blue fire.

 

What colors and techniques will make blue fire look good?

 

Hell, even tips on making regular fire look awesome would be helpful - I'm a bit of a noob still.

 

Thanks!

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well the only blue fire I am familiar with in real life is from gas stoves and barbecues. They burn a little different than 'normal' fire

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For this particular figure I would suggest base coating the fire with a pure white mixed with just a smidgen of blue. Reaper's 'Sapphire blue' would probably be a good one then paint the outside of each lick of fire with almost pure sapphire blue, then go back and drybrush lightly with the first mix you used.

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There was a lengthy post about this awhile back, try searching for one started by Arachne. Lots of good contributions in it.

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