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A challenge in the "getting to know each other" thread from this month was to try something in the hobby you've never done before. Well, I've never done OSL. I decided to pick up the Bones Lich to use as the Lich Lord for Frostgrave, and figured I could try to match the effect shown on the "Thaw of the Lich Lord" cover with the glowing hands. 

 

As the mini only has one free hand, I figure the green glow is only from one side... 

 

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I started out by priming with grey liner, then used R.A.M. Black on the robes, and linen white to try to figure out what is going to be hit by the glow. 

 

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Looks pretty good from this angle.

 

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Then it was time to add some color

 

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Thoughts? Comments? and most importantly, suggestions???

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Looks pretty cool. I have only ever done a tiny bit of OSL and didn't have a clue what I was doing. I am watching this to see how you go. Liking it so far and the process makes sense to me.

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Looks good so far!

 

I've only done OSL once and I'm not that good at it...

Google for more minis that are painted with OSL.

 

 

 

 

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Looking good so far.  I can't help you much on the OSL side of things as I've never done it (yet).  I think that Ghool may have a quick tip on it though (check his thread).  IIRC, he basically uses a glaze of the glow color on the areas hit by the light.

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Hua, I thought I added a picture of the cover of Thaw of the Lich Lord... Hmm...

dmitry-burmak-fg-lich-cover.jpg

There we go! That's sort of the look/effect I'm going for! 

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6 minutes ago, David Brawley said:

Hua, I thought I added a picture of the cover of Thaw of the Lich Lord... Hmm...

dmitry-burmak-fg-lich-cover.jpg

There we go! That's sort of the look/effect I'm going for! 

Going to make a base to continue the OSL on?????

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Cool inspiration photos. I can see why you chose the "theme". Very cool! Can't wait to see how he turns out!

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So on this base you're going to build ( yes you will!!!) are you going to sculpt some smoke and light it up like in the pics?

 

 

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2 hours ago, Xherman1964 said:

So on this base you're going to build ( yes you will!!!) are you going to sculpt some smoke and light it up like in the pics?

No. :mellow:

 

9 hours ago, Pochi said:

Cool inspiration photos. I can see why you chose the "theme". Very cool! Can't wait to see how he turns out!

Thanks!

1 hour ago, Dai-Mongar said:

One of my favourite minis! Love what you're doing and I'm looking forward to seeing it completed.

Me too...

 

Unfortunately I've reached a point where I'm not sure what else to do with it. I've darkened the gold up on the shadow side (pictures tonight probably), as well as the gaps in the rib cage... Aside from building a base, I really don't know what else to do with it. Maybe it's just about done? 

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Awesome job, love the greens you've used (which is saying something since I'm not normally a big green guy).  :)

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