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Cool. I was debating cleaning this one up and taking it to Reapercon to work on. So I'll be watching to see how she paints up.  If she's fiddly, I'll save her to paint at home where I can see what I'm doing. :) 

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I was planning to make her a redhead, and I had some Pyrrole Orange on my palette, so I applied it (lightened with some pale yellow).

 

Pyrrole Orange is an insanely intense, eye-watering orange.  I may have to tone it down some.

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The weird thing about this color is that mixed with white it turns into the softest, peachiest pink imaginable.  I'm wondering if I wish to use some on her skin to give her that sort of cream-and-rosy complexion so many redheads have.

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Did some work on her.  Added a series of browns to her clothing (She seems almost to be wearing two pair of boots with turned down tops, one inside the other).

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(I also washed just a bit of brown over her hair for shadows.)

 

Then I started painting a plaid design on the outer surface of her cape.  I started with vertical lines in a medium blue.

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Then I painted a translucent rose-pink line immediately to the right of each blue line (leaving some of the original dark green showing).

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Then I painted horizontal blue lines.

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And horizontal pink lines immediately below them.

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I felt the green was getting lost, so I dotted some, slightly lighter than the original green, in the corners of the squares.

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I may go in with some black and white.

 

I liked how her face looked in the last photo.

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I'm still fiddling with the tartan.  I added little white dots.

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I painted the sword and the two targes silver.

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Here's a different angle so you can see the shiny.

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I painted her front drapery thing an earthy deep red ...

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... and then shaded her with some dark transparent blue.  You may also notice I've been doing up the rocks on her base.

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I painted shadows in the folds in the back of her cape.

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I painted the last bit of drapery or tassels or whatever a medium blue.

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Then I used the blue to highlight some of the tartan on the back of her cape.

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I mixed a medium dull green and highlighted the lining of her cape ...

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... and the tartan.  This may have been an error.

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Some more rockwork on the base.

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Somewhere around here I added another layer of eye-popping Pyrrole Orange to her hair.

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