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I love it. Especially how he seems to be erupting from the lava base.

 

Thanks, I sculpted around her base and tried to improve upon the stick his hoof was attached to. Cover it is so it looks more like fire twirling than just a hoof on a rod.

 

 

Wow, that is some great contrast!  Awesome job.  That flat black looks great.  What colors did you use?

 

Thanks! I primed black which apparently yellow and orange look horrible painted over black. Sooooo.....I had to paint harvest brown then orange brown, Fire orange, Sun Yellow and clear Clear Yellow for blending the colors.

It looked like a candy corn at that point and so I mixed blood red and fire orange to get a darker orange to the topmost areas and pure white for the deep areas.

Pure black for the skin, but I was never fully sure if I should have highlighted that. I liked it the way it was, seemed more of what I was looking for.

The wings were deep red, red shadow and clear red.

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This was also the first time I used paint on primer. It was vallejo brand and I had a bit of trouble with bubbles which left some little holes once dried. I was able to fix with filling in with paint on primer, but not sure how keep from happening again in the future.

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