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Hello all! I’ve been giving a set of orcs all too much of my free time recently while trying out NMM for the first time. I’d appreciate any constructive feedback! Especially with respect to how to finish off the chainmail.
Also, given how top-heavy these guys are, they are prone to falling over with such a narrow base. any suggestions on how to base a medium monster for D&D whose footprint exceeds the 1” square? I’m guessing I just use a large base and blame the orc for engaging more foes with his obnoxious wide stance.
Here are all of the orcs after base coating their skin with a mix of naga green and leather brown.
After shading the skin with candlelight yellow, brown liner, and more naga green. Also worked on the bracers and boots.
Painted and shaded the red skirt with dragon red and brilliant red. Base coated chainmail with black, metal plates with 50/50 black/white and a smidgen on vallejo red black.
Filling in shadows on the metal for fist NMM pass.
Filling in highlights.
Now the medium blending...
... and then jumping ahead after working on the transitions, adding some edge highlights, and putting some scratches in.
So, how did this go?
I totally haven’t looked up this character’s name. He’s great. He’s an orc. Bones 4. Blah blah blah.
Anyways, I stopped painting orc-face mc-Orc doodle the orc prematurely out of painting fatigue. I had lots of other shiny new bones to paint. It’s a great sculpt and he deserves respect though.
So let’s try this! If you’ve got improvements to suggest I’ll implement them and post a new picture. It could be fun and you’ll motivate a fellow nerd to “brush up” and turn a decent job into a great job - which is one place I could use encouragement. You can of course call it done anytime you like, but sometimes you know the figure needs more. This will be a fun exercise.
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