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Pingo paints 62102: Numenera: Jack as an Alchemical for "Exalted"

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One of our players is playing an Adamant Caste Alchemical in a game of Exalted (2nd ed., heavily modded).  Info about them is semi-classified by the GM, but they seem to be sort of crystalline with interchangeable parts, a little like cyborgs.  The Numenera Jack with the crossbow (or pickaxe?) arm seemed a decent fit, as the character is supposed to be somewhat androgynous.

 

Here is the figure mounted on a fender washer for stability, primed white and washed with Burnt Umber.

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I painted her skin a soft turquoise blue mixed from Phthalo Blue, Hansa Yellow, and Titanium White.  Normally I finish the skin before doing further layers but I didn't this time.  The blue is a bit of a placeholder until later.

 

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I mixed a dull greenish from some Yellow Ochre and a touch of Carbon Black and slopped it on her base.

 

I mixed a violet from Ultramarine Blue and Quinacridone Magenta and lightened it with Titanium White to paint her hair, which is supposed to look a little crystalline.

 

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I added more layers to the hair.

 

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25 minutes ago, malefactus said:

I have a feeling that The Girl is going to be a WONDERFULLY bizarre creation. Have FUN with her.

 

Thank you.  She's a weirdie.

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I mixed a soft mauve from Red Iron Oxide and Ultramarine Blue with Titanium White and painted her bodice.  Normally this combination looks terribly dull, but it seems to work here.

 

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I worked it up with lights mixed with more Titanium White, and used it (roughly) on her boots too.

 

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I put some glowy yellow on her base.  This is just Yellow Ochre mixed with a lot of Titanium White in thin washy blobs.

 

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Looking back at the image in the store after painting this next bit, I think I was subconsciously influenced by Martin Jones' color choices.

 

Well, okay, so this is my take on them.

 

I painted her scarves and her inner leggings, the part with diagonal quilting, red.  This is straight Red Iron Oxide; any shading is the Burnt Umber showing through.

 

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And then I painted her bolero jacket, outer leggings, the part with the ribbed quilting, and cap dead black (Yup.  Totally influenced by Martin Jones' paint job.).

 

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Shaded her leggings and scarves with some transparent violet mixed from (if memory serves) Ultramarine Blue and Quinacridone Magenta.

 

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I painted light gold stripes along her leggings and the edges of her cap using a primrose mixed from Titanium White, Hansa Yellow Light, and a touch of Yellow Ochre.

 

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I finally painted her face and skin.  This is backwards to my normal method, where that would be painted first.  This skin color is a mix of Ultramarine Blue, Phthalocyanine Green, and Titanium White.  I also painted her crossbow and / or pickaxe.

 

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I painted her belts and straps a layered blue, starting with a medium blue mixed from Phthalo Blue and Burnt Umber and a little Titanium White, adding Ultramarine Blue and more Titanium White to lighten it as I layered.

 

I'm also building up blue reflected light on her scarves and arm and side and base.

 

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More blue lights built up with various mixes of Phthalo Blue, Ultramarine Blue, less and less Burnt Umber, and Titanium White.

 

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A little more purple on the boots and I think she might be done.

 

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