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So I started doing the flesh on the next parts of my Frostgrave warband,  Hawkeyed Arvid & Pretty Laerke... GW Scorched Brown, Reaper Linen White & SC75 Tesla Blue for the eyes..... Arabic S

pics.... to tired to write....           G

So a bit more... Thar Brown on the bows, a 50% mix of Black Leather and Brown Leather where needed, Snakebite leather for his gloves, and Blue-Grey 5 on his pants, as well as more base color coats an

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You really nailed the fur on that guy. I especially like it on his boot wraps it offsets nicely with the leather wrapping color you chose. It also works really well with the grey tunic. Eagerly awaiting the words describing how you came to paint that fur



Yup, I want a fur tutorial too.

Thanks all!


I really wish I could help you guys but the magic ingredient is beyond me....

Base coat is GW Codex Grey, with a high light of Fortress Grey. (This I am sure of)

the next thing is that I used an ink wash to give it that color....

the problem is, it is an ink wash that I mixed myself for some project, and didn't write down the recipe!!!! :down:

I have a tiny bit of it in a 5ml(?) bottle....

I think that I need to SCIENCE! a bit to see if I can re-create it....


(It is likely some sort of black ink mixed in with Liquitex transparent Burnt Umber....)

at least that will likely be my start point....

(Didi's Magic Ink, Black, Inktense Black, GW Black Ink, and some Secret Weapon washes are the likely canidates for the black....)

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I fiddled around last night with the different washes and inks I have, and came close, but no cigar as they say.... :down:

I am pretty sure that Secret Weapon Stone Wash is a component though....


Anyhow painted on these 2 some more....

Mixed my Reaper Sample Color that looks like Feldgrau with some MSP Blond Highlite (2/1)for his cloak

Highlite Orange for his hair and Beard

WC Purple 3 on his hat

WC Ochres 4 to 2 in 50% increments on his leg wraps

SC75 Brown Leather on his leathers

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WC Ochres 4 to 2 in 50% increments on her 'coat'

WC Purple 3 on her tunic

WC Brown 3 to 1 in 50% increments on her pants

SC75 Brown Leather on her leathers

GW Scorched Brown on her hair and Eyebrows

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Not sure why she has so much glare on her....


There may have been other touch ups here and there that I can't remember....

I need to update these after every session, as I cannot keep a painting journal, My WiPs are my journal....


Thanks for looking!



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stoopid operator forgot to post last nights work... :grr:

(It's the Goblin's fault)


GW Kommando Khaki and Bleached Bone on his Gloves and bag

GW Bleached Bone on his weapon hilt

WC Cool Grey 1 on his tunic

WC Ochre 2 & 1 on her jacket

WC Purple 3&2 (50%), and Purple 2 on his Hat, and her Tunic

WC 'One Coat' Red on their fletchings

SC75 Brown and Orange Leathers (50%) and Orange Leather on their Leathers


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Thanks for looking!

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Tonights work....

WC Purple 1 on his hat and her tunic (I think I may glaze those a tad....)

WC 'One Coat' Beige and GW Bleached Bone (50%) on his gloves, weapon hilt, and pouch

MSP Blond Shadow and Highlight Orange (50%) on his hair and eye brows

SC75 Black Metal on his weapon hilt and pommel

SC75 Orange Leather and Iroku (50%) on their leathers


GW Scorched Brown on her pouch

GW Scorched Brown and Bestial Brown (50%) on her hair, eye brows and pouch


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Thanks for looking!

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Pics only tonight, words tomorrow...


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Words now!


SC75 Inktense Violet diluted 10 to 1 on the purples

Sc75 Iroku on their leathers

GW Bleached Bone and VMC Ivory (50%) on his weapon handle

GW Beasial Brown on her hair

MSP Highlight Orange and Blond Hair (50%) on his hair and beard

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