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I started prepping this piece last week.

I wanted something having to deal with fur (not that comfortable with it yet).

So I decided that I would work on this one.

Looks simple, (it is FAR from that).  The undulations and the details of this sculpt are very very complex.

I am just now laying in layers of color, and I haven't even started to build up the color that I want.

I already have planned out the basing on this one, so I will probably do the base while I am painting.

 

Love the dynamics on this mini !

Here is where I am at.

C/C are always welcome !

 

 

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Nice start Jay! Man I love this mini! The green you've achieved is gorgeous!

50 percent dilution, and five layers just about does it :)

I really geek out over my base colors.

If they aren't right, everything else just falls apart !

 

My goodness! he's quite svelte for a barbarian. 

Great work on the fur cape.

Thanks ultrasquid.

I still have to add depth to those colors.

Needs some black on the ridges, and I want the fox face to pop more on his shoulders.

"Layering" is on the agenda.  I'll be doing a lot of black and white photo comparisons.

Thanks for commenting !

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Seems like I have a mega fun one on my painting desk.

Having a blast working on this guy.

Just started adding more color contrasts, and decided that he needed

copper armor!  I really like how that added a change, and now I can see other

colors that will come into play.  Loved adding the copper touches to the helmet bands also.

 

Here are some photos:

 

 

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I find it interesting and cool that you gave him sleeves. Great stuff!

Thanks Ub3r !

I try to make every miniature that I paint my own concept, and vision.

I really liked the two painted versions on DSM; however; they're NOT me.

I liked the balance when I gave him sleeves,  and with the copper armor, I have a more earth-toned mini.

Just painted his boots a cavalry brown, which sets me up to paint tanned leather bindings, with shadows.

I'm thinking Black hair, with blue highlights...(Maybe"...LOL.

I need more color in the fur as I work up to highlights, and I want some darker fur in the middle, and Orange/Brown highlights on

face.

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Looking awesome, Jay! He's reading very Loki-esque to me, which is very much a good thing in my mind!

Thanks Guindyloo;

This is a real fun one.  Fur is a challenge (but a good one).

Glad to see you back in the forums again !

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Had to carve out some painting time today.

May not be able to do any for a couple of days.

Started playing with the boots, and then send.."go for the Fur"...so I done did !

Little pop and sizzle going on !

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