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I've got a Beloved of Sobek laying around for about 7 years or so.

 

Since I'm painting a swamp themed war ( well sort of) between Undead and various swamp creatures I decided to take him on.

 

I also got this nice Microarts Studio jungle/swampy base.

 

Crocodiles are mostly depicted as green.

But if you look closely they are way more, yellow, black, brown with a few greenish parts.

 

Let's try if I can recreate this, I want him to look as real as possible.

 

Any tips/hints and suggestions are always welcome.

 

Prepped and ready to go.

 

 

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Cool mini. Here is a link to wip where a gut is painting some reptoids with naturalistic colors you have been looking at.

 

http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?55145-Demihuman-s-DemiWIP&p=772042&viewfull=1#post772042

 

 

Thx.

Croc will have a yellow/brownish base, then work it up with black, whites, lighter yellow and some greens.

 

I hope :ph34r:

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And off we go.

 

First I based the lighter parts with scale 75 Iroko Sand.

 

 

 

 

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Second the darker parts and the line between those wich have to get ( oh the horror) blended.

 

I gave this a heavy citadel brown wash

 

 

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So while Mr. Hugging wit teeth is drying, on to the base.

 

First a smidge of Brown Liner for the Undergrowth.

 

 

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Then a wash with old citadel Flesh Wash wich have become somewhat murky over the years.

Which suits me fine for this.

 

 

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Then some White Sands as base for the teeth.

Some brown has rubbed off and some paint touches the wrong area, in this stadium its not a problem, I will correct that in the end.

 

 

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I find the scalecolor very good, a matt finish, only it dries pretty fast.

 

My favorite are still the Reaper MSP paints though.

 

Here I got some Game Colour, Heavy warm Grey ( looks more pink) as a base for the tongue and gums.

As seen in the Crocodile Pics in the first post, these areas are splotchy as well so I will add blacks and maybe greys later.

 

I hope you're all enjoying this still.

It's a holiday so I've got some time, I paint and post right now.

 

It may slow down later.

By showing the paint pots first, I hope to give an impression of what the colours do.

 

 

 

 

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Looking good. Keep going!

 

Ooo, I like that gray. I'll have to try to mix something similar since I don't have any vallejo paints.

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Then some Game Color Heavy grey ( greenish) and a Citadel Flesh Wash ( new one untainted) to start splotching the tongue.

Also defined some darker ridge with the flesh wash on the back of our friendly reptile model.

 

 

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