Jump to content

Recommended Posts

  • Replies 68
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Enjoy that 'rita;  you've earned it.  That's a fair, nay--impressive, likeness to Mila's skin tone.  The whitest highlight could be knocked back in expanse just a bit I think, particularly between the eyebrows, above the bridge of the nose, and just under the eyes.  Just needs some more shade in those areas I think.  And I notice because these are the things I'm currently working on myself!

 

Cheers!

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Wow! That's incredible.

 

& I kinda creepy the way she just came alive in the photos. Nice effect!!

 

Makes me wish I could get this one now!! ::):

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks everyone!  I'm having a lot of fun with this one.

 

Whew.  I got bunches done yesterday and today.  And went out for Thai food.  Yum!!

 

first, corset thingy.  I googled some photos and decided to try a black-olive mix.

tief12_zps0cs4xq0e.jpgtief13_zpsfzgbqpzn.jpgtief14_zpscueuwfmj.jpg

not sure why I spent time on the bottom since it'll be covered, but it was probably good for me to practice.  Plus- no blank areas to be discovered after I attach the other arm/kitty! This done with the IMEF olive, walnut brown and palomino gold.

 

here's the palette.  i tend to mix up a few mid shades and then blend/glaze.

tief15_zpspml6cw2u.jpg

you can see the corset mix at the bottom and the cream sleeve mix on the top left. skin's sort of in the middle.  

 

next, sleeve:

tief16_zpsstayxoau.jpg

painting "whites" really isn't fun.  Best thing I've figured out is just to be patient with it and not rush the steps.  It requires smooth blends and very faint highlights to keep from looking too dirty.  I end up doing a lot of layers and glazing to smooth it out.

 

tief17_zps8qj2dogd.jpgtief18_zpsulfnqr8m.jpg

sorta.  Anyway, I used the IMEF olive and creamy ivory, the a bit of linen white.

 

an in progress.  I shaded the cream with the flesh tones on top and the olive on the bottom.  

tief19_zpsna5zleud.jpg

 

ok, the rest in the next post just in case the system dislikes too many pics!

  • Like 17
Link to post
Share on other sites

blargh.  computer is evil.  :grr:  lost this post twice!  Glad I did the post-break!

Anyway...

 

TMM.  the real metallics.  These are not intuitive for me so this is good practice.

tief20_zps97svap4p.jpg

base coated with walnut brown

 

tief21_zpsex39viyw.jpg

vallejo model air metallic gold.  Love this stuff!  It's so shiny!.  I might be a convert.  I was originally just going to buy the chrome, but the whole set was on sale, so...  :down:  I caved.  Glad I did, cause I loves them!  :bday:

 

tief22_zps8n3am5jn.jpg

I mixed the spattered crimson, walnut brown, metallic gold and gloss medium.  I stippled it on to blend.

 

tief23_zpskdkm0hs5.jpg

used walnut in the corners and brightened the middle with the gold.

 

side view. sorry, these don't photo well.

tief24_zpsh01u2wiv.jpg

making the back darker/absent-ish light source.

 

tief25_zps7cqezm56.jpg

I did some scratches and rust.  Used the chrome and glazed over it with gold.  used the chrome at the hotspots as well.  Best way to do dents and scratches is to put the bright area underneath.

 

in progress:

tief26_zpsczixq1xp.jpg

I'm happy with the color of the metal in terms of balancing with everything else.

 

other sleeve:

tief27_zps2nnjbelo.jpg

same colors as before.

 

tief28_zpsgq3wzxqs.jpg

ugh.  blurry. um...

 

tief29_zpsatbpy9pl.jpg

 

going to move to another post.  afraid computer will eat it again...

  • Like 22
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By rubegon
      The merfolk in Dark Depths sculpted by Bobby Jackson were one of the things I was most looking forward to in Bones 5.
       
      I chose the Mermaid Ranger for my RCL Q3 Large Group “Under the Sea”, and started work on her after ReaperCon.
       
      I've been trying to make bolder color choices, and thought this was a great mini to push myself in that direction.
       
      I’ve posted some WIPs on discord, but wanted to record the process here in a bit more detail.

      First I primed both rangers with Badger neutral primer, and then basecoated the tails and hair with 0963 Coal Black
       

       
      Then I tried to airbrush the tails with 09330 Wild Violet while leaving some dark shadows.
       

    • By ecs05norway
      Been working on these guys as a test for the squad color scheme. Trying some layering on the white, it's working out well so far.
      They're 1:48 scale, same as Star Wars Legion, and I've rebased them onto the same 27mm bases that Legion uses. Mostly because the standard D1947 bases are like 35mm. Way huge.
       
       

    • By Coffee Nerdery Beer
      Hi there all, I've decided to dive into the deep end with finally trying the scary world of OSL. 😄
       
      Feel I've lost the plot on this ... so any advice on how to proceed with this would be greatly appreciated! (Having fun, though, despite not knowing what the hell I'm doing. 😁)
       
      I'm including a "top down" view, which is where I'm most confuddled. That dark line down his arm which represents the shadow from the staff which sits between the source of light ... it just doesn't look right to me.  🤔
       
      So, I'm all ears for suggestions on improvements!
       
       


    • By lexomatic
      Bones 5
      WIP is where the work starts in this thread.
       
      Expansions
      Dark Depths: WIP SHOWOFF
      Dungeon Dwellers: WIP  SHOWOFF
      Brinewind: WIP SHOWOFF
      Brinewind Extras: WIP SHOWOFF
       
      Encounters
      Charnel Pit of the Ghoul Queen: WIP SHOWOFF
      Dwarf King's Crypt : WIP p4, 7-10 SHOWOFF
      Shadows of Ravenhome: WIP SHOWOFF
      Spiders of Emrith Kul: WIP SHOWOFF
       
      Add-ons
      Adventuring kids: WIP SHOWOFF
      Arakoth the Ancient: WIP SHOWOFF
      Handmaidens: WIP SHOWOFF
      Yog Sothoth: WIP SHOWOFF
      Maybe more I don't remember yet
       
      Starting with a dry fit of 19507 Spiders of Emrith Kul encounter set.
      Not sure what to do with those bodies in webs on the slot. Need to go back and look at the pics to see if I should cut them or see if I have a spare slotta base to stand them up.
      Backdrop is a black cardstock.

    • By Mark.Bright
      Hello 
       
        This is my first post really on forums.  I normally post on Facebook. My wife and I paint models alot of the time side by side. Whilst I prep our quarterly contest entry we worked on these Storm Giants...  About half way done.



  • Who's Online   7 Members, 2 Anonymous, 29 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...