Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Sieutom

77157 Griffon

Recommended Posts

I love how dark you painted it. Somehow that makes it look more natural than many other approaches I've seen. The lighter feathers against the black works especially well. The dark talons and underbelly were also great choices.

 

It almost looks like you only used about 4 colors. The overall distribution of black and gold is so well balanced. Wow. :wow:

  • Like 8

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The shading on the feathers looks so natural!! Nicely done indeed, it turned out fantastic!

 

Seeing the great job you did makes me want to paint mine! :lol:

 

Huzzah!        

--OneBoot :D

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thanks all! Extremely positive feedback which encourages me to keep on painting (yay, mission accomplished!).

 

The few pants are all Vallejo:

- Beasty Brown from Game Air for the belly

- Burnt Umber from Model Air for the head and dark feathers

- Yellow Ochre from Model Air for the backside

 

Drybrush over with GW Sylvaneth Bark/Tyrant Skull

The white feathers were washed with 3 different browns from Vallejo Model Air from the lighter to the darker ones.  

 

I'm really just an apprentice so I need to quote my sources. For the inspiration I watched this tutorial. For the feathers washes this one was very useful. 

 

Cheers

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By GodOfCheese
      I was painting with a bunch of kids, and one of them said "I'll bet you can't finish that bird guy before lunchtime!"
       
      I present to you: the bird guy before lunch time.
       
       








    • By Dae
      I planned to go for the coloring suggestion on the box, except with brighter feathers. After base coat and a wash it seemed to turn rather plain. I keep the underside this way, while for the top side of the wings I started adding some variation to the feathers, gradually daring to add more detail and contrast. Took a while to get there, but in the end I was happy and called it finished. I even took a fun picture with it:
       

       
       
       
      But now that I'm a few minis wiser, I demoted him from finished to lacking base. And this is where I am stuck now. 
       
      I had this plan of making a sandstone cliff looking base. I positioned him and started building up terrain, working carefully not to damage the finished mini. I colored some stones of various sizes in a few colors so I don't need to paint as much around the mini and I started to glue my rocks carefully around the base. 
       

       
      I kept working on it for hours thinking I am getting somewhere, but once I took a break and looked at it again from all sides... I stand by my rocks, I think in a few steps they'll look great, but the scene makes no sense. These are not cliffs, more like a stone quarry, what would a griffon be doing there? - that's too specific and unlikely.
       
      Time to "delete" this somehow and start over... Wish me luck!
       
      https://pocketsizedadventurers.wordpress.com/2019/12/18/griffon-wings/
       
    • By EbonStorms
      As I continue to learn airbrushing, I've been experimenting with some larger minis.
      This Bones Griffin was one of the minis I sent in the Summer Mini Exchange.  Everything except for the eyes, beak, and claws used the airbrush.  Even the wash was sprayed on using the airbrush which took a couple of tries to get he mix right.

       
       
      I've had this metal Huge Spider sitting around for many years so I finally decided to give it a go.  In hindsight, I wish I would have painted the parts first then put it together.  I only used a traditional brush on the eyes.

       
       
      Lastly is Cadirith the Demonic Colossal Spider.  And this ting is truly Colossal.  It's base is about the same size as a CD (remember those).
      Again, I really wish I would have painted it before I put it together.  Airbrishing around the legs all assembled was a nightmare and I think I would have done more striping if it was pre-assembled.  I used a traditional brush on the eyes, bones, and spikes.

       
       
       
    • By pinkymadigan
      I don't even know what this model is in Oldhammer, let along Age of Sigmar. But I liked it (part of a big army deal with rats and elves, I play the rats) and wanted to paint something not Undead, not rats, and to help build my KoW collection (my opponents now use him as a Drakon Lord). My NMM gold always turns out a lot better than my NMM silver, so I decided my elves, when I eventually paint them, will have gold in their scheme.
       
       






    • By Lady Cleanbrush
      I know I'm terribly late getting this on here, but here's the completed work of my Griffon Samurai! I entered 2 pieces in the Painters category at ReaperCon and this is the one they decided to judge. I couldn't believe my ears when they called my name for a gold medal!! At first I was certain that I missed my name for the bronze or silver categories! I owe it all to the wonderful tutelage of my husband!! He taught me what he knew and gave me the encouragement and motivation to keep going when I wanted to give up! I am truly blessed!! 
       
       


       
      Whelp, as some have already said, it's all down hill from here! I'm already thinking of ideas for my next piece (possibly a diarama). Thanks again to everyone who has given constructive criticism and encouragement since I joined this forum!! You all are the best!!!
  • Who's Online   26 Members, 2 Anonymous, 35 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...