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7 minutes ago, SisterMaryNapalm said:

Quite an improvement, I think. Good work!

 

Thank you!

Your advice has been very helpful!

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1 minute ago, Iridil said:

I like the dappling on the horses. Bonus for adding red-heads.

 

Thank you!

The dappling was something new I tried out.

 

As for the redheads, it's historically correct!

 

http://redhairmyths.blogspot.com/2015/05/more-flame-haired-conquistadors.html

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14 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Thank you!

Your advice has been very helpful!

 

Next goal will be extended shading and highlighting of the figures.

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Just now, SisterMaryNapalm said:

 

Next goal will be extended shading and highlighting of the figures.

 

Yes,

I do use shadows and highlights, but often too subtle for the pics.

It might look good enough in real life, but it doesn't always "pop".

 

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1 minute ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

Yes,

I do use shadows and highlights, but often too subtle for the pics.

It might look good enough in real life, but it doesn't always "pop".

 

 

Yes, indeed. but I also mean lining and so. I think, you increase the effect of your figures using those methods.

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1 minute ago, SisterMaryNapalm said:

 

Yes, indeed. but I also mean lining and so. I think, you increase the effect of your figures using those methods.

 

I don't like lining.

I have seen it and it does look good on many minis.

But I feel like it isn't realistic.

I might have overdone it maybe.

 

 

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2 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

 

I don't like lining.

I have seen it and it does look good on many minis.

But I feel like it isn't realistic.

I might have overdone it maybe.

 

 

I used to have that opinion as well, until Anne (The Anne from Reaper!!!) posted in one of my show-offs that I could take my painting to the next level if I started lining.  And it really did.

 

Great job, and don't be afraid to take the highlights/shading to more contrast.  If you can't see it at arms length, it's too subtle.

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3 minutes ago, Citrine said:

I used to have that opinion as well, until Anne (The Anne from Reaper!!!) posted in one of my show-offs that I could take my painting to the next level if I started lining.  And it really did.

 

Great job, and don't be afraid to take the highlights/shading to more contrast.  If you can't see it at arms length, it's too subtle.

 

Thanks!

 

Maybe I overdid the lining the first time I tried.

I'm always a bit confused about which colour one uses for lining.

Should it always be a brown or black? Or do you use a complementary colour or a contrasting colour then?

I would like to try it.

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Those a great horses!

 

... The dudes are good too ...

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24 minutes ago, Erifnogard said:

They came out great!

 

Thx!

I used the Aztec Roller Pin you got me on two of the bases.

Just now, Pingo said:

Those a great horses!

 

... The dudes are good too ...

 

Thanks!

Learned a new thing for painting horses thanks to @SisterMaryNapalm!

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