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Dragonkin Mage - Darksword

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That is absolufanteriffesome...

 

I just ordered Reaper's Clears and can't wait to try them out.

 

Have you tried the Tamiya clears?

 

 

No, I haven't even seen the Tamiya brand around. The only hobby place anywhere near me that carries this stuff has a very large assortment of Citadel, Army Painter, P3 and Vallejo. Citadels stuff doesn't come in a dropper and is big disadvantage in my eyes, otherwise I probably would have bought more. I can only vouch that a friend of mine hates Vallejo, says they are too watered down...I have stayed away from because of his hate, but I tend to water my paints down a lot and use lots of layers, so it may actually suit me. I've only used P3's armor wash and Army Painters matt varnish both of which I love with no issues, so I have stuck with them. The army painter matt varnish is almost always sold out at that store so I stocked up one day when they were in. Got enough varnish to last 20 years of painting....if they don't dry up.

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Lot of people take paint pots and transfer them to dropper bottles for ease of use, so don't let lack of a dropper bottle keep you for using any cool paint.

 

On topic, I LOVE this figure!  The greens are so vibrant!  Did you paint the white highlights to represent scales or some kind of ritual scarification/tatooing?  Because I can totally see it going either way.

 

Great job!

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Lot of people take paint pots and transfer them to dropper bottles for ease of use, so don't let lack of a dropper bottle keep you for using any cool paint.

 

On topic, I LOVE this figure!  The greens are so vibrant!  Did you paint the white highlights to represent scales or some kind of ritual scarification/tatooing?  Because I can totally see it going either way.

 

Great job!

A little bit of both. She has scales there, but they weren't very defined, so I just did my own thing which went with the tribal look she already has going. Thanks!

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Oh, and another thing...

 

We love pictures i n this section. Especially large ones where we can see all the details...

 

These pics were even larger than I normally go. If you are looking to zoom in and look at every brushstroke, I am not sure I will be able provide that. I am not a pro photographer, still learning my Canon Rebel.

 

One thing I noticed is that when I take a picture it is enormous on the computer.

At that point you can look at everything on practically a microscopic level. I have to shrink it down (usually around 25-30%, because it just looks terrible at that point.

 

I've tried to take pictures from further away, but then it is hard to manually focus the camera from such a distance. .

 

If anybody has any pointers please let me know.  ​ I feel like I am getting there with the pics, they really are the best I have taken since I started and I have a nice set up with diffused lights, tripod and a light box.

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