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I painted up this guy as I wanted to practice my painting of skin.  I large amounts of skin pretty hard to do so a topless Ogre seemed to be a good place to practice ;)

 

Overall I am happy with how he turned out, a little darker than I imagined he would be when I started him but a big improvement on my usual.

 

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I don't think you went too dark, in fact i think you could darken it in places, maybe add a bit more "halfway to shadow" transition to make the muscles look rounder?

 

Your blends and transitions look really nice and smooth, but maybe you need to give them a little more room to run, especially long subtle transitions from mid-high to mid-low and into partial shadow.

 

Looks amazing, by the way, really nice work, and like I said, you are doing great work with the skin tones. And in fact, lots of smooth blends all round.

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