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Thanks guys!

 

3 hours ago, Kendal said:

Okay, I need to know what you did to get the crevices/lines.

 

Sure, its just a wash applied to the fabric folds followed by some layering.

 

From memory, on the outer cloak & coat, I started with an off white cream colour followed by a sepia wash. I then "tidied up" the folds with the cream colour. I then mixed up a thinned version of this cream colour in a dish, added a small amount of white to it & then started working on the highlights. I kept adding a bit more white to the mix every time I painted the next highlight layer until I got to the final white highlight. The paint mix needs to be the consistency of milk throughout.

For the undercloak, I used the same process but went with a light grey base & the wash was either black or blue - I can't quite remember! ::):

 

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I wish I could paint white like that!! The subtle difference of tone between Gandalf and Shadowfax is also very effective. 

 

Also, thanks for sharing the technique, will try it very soon..

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