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So I have decided to try and paint a mini from all of the new (To me anyways) companies I have been discovering through Kickstarter or being (grumble) enabled...

 

Since Her Darkness is almost done, I decided to assemble and prime up a Bombshell mini from the last Kickstarter, and since I am currently playing in the Pathfinder campaign 'Reign of Winter', the choice was pretty easy as to which one....

 

so Here she is!

 

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I am thinking light greys, teal, and blues.... 

Thoughts?

 

I am thinking some sort of sea shore base....

 

George

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And so the painting has begun.....

 

Eyes are my normal GW Scorched Brown, MSP Linen White, with a GW Scaley Green pupil this time

Pink Flesh for the skin...

GW Scaley Green for her robes, and Bering Blue for her cloak

 

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I have been debating mixing some Vallejo Metal Medium into the cloak colors, and then doing the edging in non metallic colors...

Any thoughts on this idea?

 

As always, Comments and Critiques Welcome!

 

George

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Some more Bering Blue on the cloak...

I am trying an experiment...

I mixed some Vallejo Metal Medium into the Deep Blue forthe whatever they are called...Streamers, and the neck of her cloak.

I want it to kindo of shimmer, not look flat out metallic....

We will see how it goes...

 

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George

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I would never have thought to use a metal medium on cloth, looks good.

 

Curious to see how this works out, I want to paint a 70's style disco glittery shirt on a mini one day...you might have just showed me how to do that.

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Nice colors. 

 

I notice some debris in your paint on her left side (staff side).  Some spots on the leg above the knee and on both inner surfaces of the cloak.  Might want to clean that up and repaint before you get any farther along. 

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tried to get that stuff off.....

 

she decided that she needed a bath.....

 

So she is bathing with Garrick the Bold....

 

Metal of course... and it's purely platonic...

 

(Thanks Inarah!) 

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So we have started the journey again....

same colors as before, need to fix the eyes again....

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I will get to use my new Secret Weapon Crushed Glass on her base!!!!!

 

thanks for looking!

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Moar Paint!

 

Her 'streamers?' that go with the high neck of her cloak got done with Deep Blue, mixed with a touch of Vallejo Metal Medium. The effect I want to achieve is of a silk or satin with this, not a metallic sheen...

We will see...

 

Her leg armor and the tassets on her hips, as well as the 'belt buckle?' were done with F&G Huldra Blue, and her tabbard with F&G Miskatonic Grey.

 

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I would like to do her hair as a Platinum Blonde, anyone have a recipe for me? Didn't see one in the Painting Tips threads....

 

Trying to stay with a 'cold' palette for this winter wytch....

 

Thanks for looking!

 

George

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Platinum Blonde?

 

I would go with the Reaper Blond Hair Triad, but then start with the mid tone, then the highlight and final highlight mix it with a pure white?

 

or maybe Scale 75 Sol Yellow and then start mixing it with Pure White?

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Platinum Blonde?

 

I would go with the Reaper Blond Hair Triad, but then start with the mid tone, then the highlight and final highlight mix it with a pure white?

 

or maybe Scale 75 Sol Yellow and then start mixing it with Pure White?

 

I agree. I've done platinum hair exactly that way, and it's come out pretty good. It can be tricky to mix the highlight, but knarthex, I think you've got the painting chops to make it work. :)

 

xo Tay

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