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Teronus, Grenadier Dragon WIP

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So for the Dragon challenge I decided to tackle this dragon we bought back when Grenadier was still in business. Just a little over a month to go still, I think I am cutting it close....

 

Here is a picture of the box, I really like that paint job, so I am going to try to emulate it.

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And here are all the pieces:

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Two weeks ago, trimming flash and getting the pins ready. Husband is handling the pinning for me.

Here's is a not so flattering pic of what we glued that weekend (turkey dragon):

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Last weekend he got glued together and I added greenstuff to the cracks. We decided to have the mouth not quite as open, so I had to sculpt in an extra neck spike.

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Oops forgot the pic of the primed Dragon.
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Friday, I painted for about 90 minutes, some base coating with Walnut Brown, and some layering on the neck with Walnut Brown and Peacock Green. And some woodland Brown under the wings.

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Picture of my new silicone palette ( idea from Nameless), with my mega size brush I used for this step.

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Ooh, that's so cool. I wanted to get him way back when, but my teenager lack of funds kind of smushed that idea. I can't wait to see how he turns out!

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Saturday's progress, another 90 minutes. Another layer of basecoat under the wings. Top of the wings got base coat and some highlighting. Also painted Walnut Brown some more places.

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Today's paint selection:

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Chaoswolf, he is actually still available, quite reasonable for a metal Dragon of that size I thought. I believe it is Mirlington that makes him now.

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Picture of my new silicone palette ( idea from Nameless), with my mega size brush I used for this step.

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Never even thought about using one like this. I bought one of these years ago to mold tiny little bricks for my HirstArts projects. i think i even have an extra one that has never had plaster in it.

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Sunday's progress, 1 more hour, so up to a total of 4 hours on this dragon now. More base coating with Walnut Brown and Woodland Brown.

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Thank ub3r_n3rd, I am hoping that by working on him a bit every day I will finish before new years. ::o:

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I like where this dragon is going. Old-ey models are usually 'new' to me so its always a surprise to see stuff like this pop up. :)

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