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So very much work to be done...I hate WIP stuff...

Alright friends! Off to bed for me seeing as how I have critically ill patients for whom to care in the morning. A parting pic of the continued effort on Betty.    Will work on a quick blend before

Some more progress on detailing Betty tonight by shading her metal darker with Dark Elf Skin glazes and other little touches here and there.    Used Muddy Brown to start picking out elements of Reyv

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Ok so anyone that really knows me out here knows how bad I am about following through on WIP type projects and that I hate posting work as it's "underway". That said, I want you all to see that I've now posted pics twice for the sake of how much I love RBG and Trebeard figures and the community to which I lovingly belong.

 

Beginning to glaze the inside of Reyviande's cloak toward white with the intent of giving him a Shadowbane/blade Inquisitor feel; I'll probably try to come up with a pattern for the inside of the cloak or something.

 

Mostly just adding glazes and washes of tone to get the right 'feel' for Betty and Meghan; once I get the right tone that I like I move into altering and detailing.

 

I'm like a freaking mad scientist.

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I went ahead and did another glaze of black-green over Betty, and a glaze of jungle moss over Meghan. I then did a glaze of worn navy over the white of Reyviande's inside cloak to begin blending it all smoother. So much to do...

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More updated pictures, painted at Starbucks for a few hours today and worked on these three along with a pair of other individual ReaperCon entries. I've decided to use these three as a ReaperCon diorama in lieu of a pair of other dioramas I had planned. One of my individual entries isn't quite coming out as I envisioned so these should get more attention as I struggle with my vision on that piece.

 

As you can see, I'm continuing to lay out tonal/color changes across the figures with little commitment to actual detail enhancement or highlighting; it's how I work.

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I'm sure other people paint like I do so I doubt it's that unique of a style, but yeah, I basically start with a single color wash over the primer to set an overall (tone/mood) to thematically tie the figure to a temperature. From there I use glazes and washes to hone down on a more specific theme which you can see differentiates each of the three figures nicely. 

 

Reyviande will end up cool/calculating in appearance, Meghan warm and 'hungry' and Betty with a tone somewhere in between as if on guard. Once the diorama is completed, which I'm thematically working around a 'hunt' it'll make complete sense. I hope.

 

My goal is for the colors/tones of each figure to enhance their role in the diorama. It's weird how my brian operates now.

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I'm sure other people paint like I do so I doubt it's that unique of a style

Maybe, but I've never seen or heard of painting like that, and it opens entire new ideas for me!

Well, in that case I'm glad I could share a different approach with a great painter!

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Tradkarl! Work on that instead of Urrl. :P

 

 

Tradkarl! Work on that instead of Urrl. :P

 

Why? 

 

You got a color scheme in mind for me to do?  :huh:

 

 

Yeah, gotta say I am looking forward to seeing you do Tradkarl.  He was the figure that forced my hand into pledging, then it all went out of control from there.

 

Brown, maybe some green.  Red hair with a touch of grey in the beard and temples.  A nice freehand Viking dragon knot on the face of the cask too, I think.

 

 

 

@ Adrift:  Very nice.  They are looking great.

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