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Dungeon Dressing 3: a Grenadier Brazier

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So I picked this up from the $5 box at Sarge's Comics in New London, CT....

 

Just an exercise in GW metallics so far, starting with Tin Bitz, Brazen Brass, Dwarf Bronze, and Shining Gold, with MSP Leather White on the coals...post-14271-0-46026000-1467173316.jpg post-14271-0-41669600-1467173317.jpg post-14271-0-45794800-1467173318.jpg post-14271-0-57774500-1467173319.jpg 

 

Thanks for looking!

 

George

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Nice!

 

I own all of those GW paints too, but I must say, they look good, but the coverage is so-so.

Nowadays I prefer the Scale 75 metallics. Much better coverage.

 

That being said, nice job!

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Nice!

 

I own all of those GW paints too, but I must say, they look good, but the coverage is so-so.

Nowadays I prefer the Scale 75 metallics. Much better coverage.

 

That being said, nice job!

As a rule, I much prefer the Scale 75, but I had some of the GW out for the Xorn, so I decided to run with it.....

The GW seems to be blending nicely to!....

More practice......

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Pretty much finished, until I looked at these pics,,,,

 

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I was trying for 'the Charcoal brickettes in the grill' look for the 'flame' but it looks like I am going to have to go back to the drawing board....

 

Suggestions??

 

Thanks!

 

George

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I'd give those bricks a black wash.

 

See how that comes out, then highlight some reds/orange for the glow.

 

You want to show smouldering ashes, but you need a touch of black still.

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So I went back and re did the coals after looking at images of charcoal and coal burning....

Still didn't come out the way I wanted, but passable enough for table top use....

 

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Thanks for looking!

 

George

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I think it looks pretty good as is.

 

I think I get where you were trying to go with this though, are you missing some orange-ish coloring in the coals?

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