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75mm resin mini

Primed and put mostly together

 

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The color scheme Todd picked out

 

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Started the skin

 

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There are the three traditional options:

  1. Draw/paint lots and lots of anatomy until you can see light placement just by looking.
  2. Hold the mini below a light and check the shadows.
  3. Place the unpainted mini below a light and take pictures from several different angles.  View those images while painting to see if your highlights and shadows are in the right place. 

The utility of #3 depends on your setup, but everyone can do #2 as a spot check.  #1 is why we say practice practice practice.  ::):

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There are the three traditional options:

  1. Draw/paint lots and lots of anatomy until you can see light placement just by looking.
  2. Hold the mini below a light and check the shadows.
  3. Place the unpainted mini below a light and take pictures from several different angles.  View those images while painting to see if your highlights and shadows are in the right place. 

The utility of #3 depends on your setup, but everyone can do #2 as a spot check.  #1 is why we say practice practice practice.  ::):

 

Or take a black and white pic.

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I'm going to stick with what I've done on this one since I don't want to spend forever fixing just a base.

I have two patreons where I am getting (paid) mentoring by artists so hopefully I will keep leveling up this year. I plan on bugging Liz Beckley on this mini for our January lesson this month :D

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