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Working on my first Oathsworn mini, and I have to say she is great so far. I don't have the blonde hair triad, but I think I got the colors right...


Colors used


-09074 Palomino Gold

-09091 Golden shadow

-09092 Golden Skin

-09093 Golden Highlight



-09026 Violet Red

-09259 Bronzed Shadow

-09260 Bronzed Skin

-09261 Bronzed Highlight



-09026 Violet Red 

-09037 Pure Black



-09687 Holly Berry

-09436 Bleached Linen

-09037 Pure Black



-09026 Violet Red

-09280 Nightmare Black



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Also, a little story on the hair. While looking at the mini unpainted, I noticed that the horns were hard to distinguish from the hair. This meant I needed a color scheme for the horns and hair that would stand out. Since I prefer dark horns, this mean she needed light hair. But what light hair would look good on a tiefling? I thought about it and realized that even tieflings can have blonde parent(s), so why couldn't they have blond hair? I've never seen a tiefling with blonde hair before, so of course she now needed to have blonde hair.

It was one of the few secondary color choices I have made without focusing on the color theory and realism portion. 

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4 minutes ago, Jasper_the_2nd said:

Looks great so far!

But I'm confused....I mean, you JUST got her!  Doesn't everyone let their new minis "age" for a at least a couple of years before finally getting around to considering painting them?? :upside:

But I'm an ooooh shiny person. I always start on at least one of the latest batch...and then it isn't shiny anymore, so I need a new batch of minis!

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So, for anyone who wants an update on what changed above: 
- Tried TMM on Armor/Weapon for the first time

- Painted the tail

- Painted the cloth (really proud of how that turned out)

- Used Vallejo leather kit to try to do the leather textures on the bags & bedroll

- Base coated the hand holds for the weapon

Left to do is finish the leather wrappings on the weapon and paint the hands (which I realized should be flesh colored while painting the armor)

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