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So here's my latest creation. I tried a different technique this time around by "overbrushing" for the the highlights on the skin and it was . . . ok. I can see it as a great way to speed the process along for a speedier paint job, and might be great for painting armies and units, but it does have its limits when it comes to blending. I'm also not sold on the blending in the armor as it did not blend real smoothly despite my best attempts but its a start at least. As always, any ideas, suggestions, critiques, feedback, etc. are most appreciated!

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7 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Very nice!

He ( They?) give off a Nurgle vibe!

 

Thanks! He/They were a lot of fun to paint, even if it did take me forever to figure out that it was a chicken (or some other game bird) hanging from the side. :p

 

I didn't feel real comfortable with the highlights on this guy because it felt as though I went too far, but I'm thinking that it might actually have been about right for creating enough contrast. The good thing is that trolls are fictional so I can always do what I want, lol! 

 

Now hopefully I can get into a decent streak of painting since work is lightening up a bit.

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