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 Just keep at it. Practice, practice, practice, and keep asking questions on how to get better.

Good advice .

 

I think you've done really well on your second figure. The plaid looks pretty good, and is downright awesome condsidering this is your second figure. One of the best ways to improve is to be willing to try new things, and you've certainly done that here. Keep it up!

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The trick with plaid is when painting the stripes to water the paint down much more than normal.  So both the top coat and undercoat show like one is woven into the other.  Also so the horizontal and the vertical stripes woven together rather than one onto of the other.  

 

I have also heard of people using a wash the same shade as the bottom color to have a similar effect on the stripes but have never tried it.

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