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I finished the Blue Flamed Hell Hound.

Not happy with the blue flames, I may have to revisit it at a later date...

I do like the way his skin came out with the wet blend / layering...

The other 20 miniatures are clamoring for paint....

(WiP)

 

So here it is (for now anyways!)

 

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(I have never been good a painting regular flames either....)

 

Comments welcome!

 

8)

George

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Very nice work! I think the skin looks great, too! I like the yellow a lot, but I'm having a hard time seeing the darker as blue instead of a gray or black. Could just be my eyes, or the screen, or the light, or etc., but I wonder if a little heightening of the blue or a little transitioning would help with that? I wondered about green, as yellow-->green-->blue--but I seriously have no idea what I'm talking about. Just a thought that popped. ^_^

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I think it is the yellow/orange throwing it off for blue flames. I think blue flames would be shades of blue and white, the white being the hottest part. He looks really nice but I am not reading blue flames.

I agree.  Blue and white is the way to go and the blue needs to be a lighter blue.  The flames paint job 'reads' more as lava.  The skin is quite nice though.background_blue_flame_by_noseneighbor-d7

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Hey folks!

As threatened, I revisited the Blue Flame effect on the Hell Hound. Many thanks to Erifnogard, whose picture below was my reference.

 

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Not sure why pics are blurry, will retake later...

 

Still not sure if it is all it can be... But lots better than before I think!

 

Thoughts Ideas?

 

Thanks again for revisiting!

 

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George

 

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