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03681 Nazera Bloodraven, Vampire

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Oooh, very nice! I like the eyes as they are right now.

 

I went for a more scrappy version with orange-yellow eyes:

 

 

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I think that of all I've seen so far, she is your best work. I really love the smooth transitions and her face is just great!

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She's off to a great start, and you've picked an excellent and classic color scheme for her! 

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 Looking good ... lip ring or mold line you seem to have it all worked out ... blending behind the highlights look great ...

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I redid some of the blending and highlights on the armour.  I can't seem to get the white paint to flow smoothly for the highlights.  I am using a mix of 50% water/25% slodri/25%flow improver which seems to be working really well with other colours but the white inevitably becomes chalky as soon as I thin it.  I am using pure white and I recall reading somewhere that one of the other reaper whites has been found to be less chalky when thinned.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.  I suspect I need to order some other white paints to try. 

 

I am considering her done for now and moving on to another project.  The show off photos are here:  http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/80876-03681-nazera-bloodraven-vampire/

 

Thanks for your suggestion to do this project Inarah!

 

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If you want white which isn't chalky I recomend Zinc white (artist paint). Thought it is very transparent and has terrible tinting strength.
Just don't use it with oil paint.

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