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Looks good!

 

Facial features : Highlight the cheekbone ( skintone add a little offwhite in there).

                                 Paint those teeth a bone or ivory colour

                                 Use an off white for the eyes and add a dark brown pupil or use a yellow or red for the eyes and add a black pupil.

                                  Paint the beard , I would choose red hair triad, but you could also go black/dark purple

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many Thanks!!!!

I have a Citadel Red Paint ( Part of there Base paint set)

Might give that a try on the beard/

 

funny painting minis,  you try to learn from examples you admire - and do a bit of improvising along the way....

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Looking good!

 

You might find a straight red a bit, well, red.  If you check out the red hair triad: http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/red hair triad/latest/09781

you'll see it is pretty orange. You can lighten your red towards orange by mixing in bits of yellow on your palette. (using white would move it more to pink).

 

Also if you have GW's Nuln Oil, or any other black wash, a light coat over your silvery metals will dull them a bit and give them some nice shading.

 

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12 hours ago, Jasper_the_2nd said:

Looking good!

 

You might find a straight red a bit, well, red.  If you check out the red hair triad: http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/red hair triad/latest/09781

you'll see it is pretty orange. You can lighten your red towards orange by mixing in bits of yellow on your palette. (using white would move it more to pink).

 

Also if you have GW's Nuln Oil, or any other black wash, a light coat over your silvery metals will dull them a bit and give them some nice shading.

 

thanks - I had an army painter ink I tried in the end

see what you mean about the Red though!

 

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4 hours ago, android said:

sure  many thanks

 

We're here to help.

 

It's up to you of course.

I could leave it as is, or paint the beard a bit more toned down.

He looks good either way I think.

4 hours ago, android said:

sure  many thanks

 

We're here to help.

 

It's up to you of course.

I could leave it as is, or paint the beard a bit more toned down.

 

He looks good either way I think.

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