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Playing by the rules, as they stand now,  I have started a Project specific WIP for the Young Fire dragon.  My better half saw my version of EbonWrath as a blue dragon and wanted one of her own.  While not sure what dragon she wants me to purchase to paint for her... she is still thinkling on this.. I have painted her up the Young Fire dragon.  I first boiled the wings to gain some seperation (yay bones) as they were almost vertical.

 

Below is the base coat of GOLDEN Shadow with Some Blue wing bones.

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Then while waiting for work to complete some system implementations so I could do my part remotely (couldnt leave the computer area), I motored on today and got the wings and body mostly done.  I still have not decided on the base for the dragon so I have not done more than base coat the feet.

 

Again I apologise for my poor camera skills.. remember this guy would be a pet for Sir Forscale.. equivalent to a small pony I would say.

 

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The white 'Broccoli' base will be coming off once I design him his own custom environments.  Suggestions for this are welcome.  Also any critiques or stuff you like please feel free to add any feedback.  It is a WIP.

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I always love seeing the many different ways that little dragon gets painted!  Looks good so far, I'm especially interested in how you do the basing.  The one I have half-done was just glued on top of a 40mm base with putty added to blend it together.  (Easy, but not impressive.) 

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Looks great, is Golden Shadow a metallic colour? I can't tell from the photo.

 

No golden shadow is one of the skin tone triads.   The last set of pictures shows the dragon with a light Palomino Gold as a highlight on each scale and that is the metallic adding the extra shine.

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I have started and, I hope you are not disapointed Jay.  Based on the dragons pose I figured he should be swatting at something below and to his left... soooo. ..

 

time to catch some dinner!  Salmon I think!  

 

I don't have any water effect stuff so I am going with a painted base (multiple shades of blue mixed with white) and then cover that by a thick coat of sealer and then some white Glue to represent current/waves/ripples.  (The glue has not dried at this point so it is actually still white... I will probably have to paint it tomorrow.)

 

:unsure:

 

Stage one (throw some stuff in water including blue rocks)

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Stage two change the rocks to grey and muddy brown.

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For those of you wondering... yes I did paint his eyes!

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(edited for spelling/grammer and typos)

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Ok.  The white glue dried and all but disappeared so I had to paint in the frothy water instead.  I have gone as far as I want to on the young dragon so below are the final pics.   I wll also add them to the Show Off thread for those who dont follow the WIP (and they are missing a lot)!

 

SO below is the Golden young dragon looking for a meal  ' Gone Fishing '

 

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Possibly fishing for comments ... hint hint  :devil:

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Should find a fish to add or sculpt one in front of him leaping from the water   ^_^

 

I have thought of sculpting a salmon..   possibly this weekend.. me and GS don't always get along just yet.

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Should find a fish to add or sculpt one in front of him leaping from the water   ^_^

 

I have thought of sculpting a salmon..   possibly this weekend.. me and GS don't always get along just yet.

 

 

Give it a try!

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