Jump to content

Recommended Posts

If I'm going to do a Bones IV figure, why not start with this big fella..

 

Going to go for a classic Hooded Cobra look on the upper half and stone on the lower ..

 

Will be using this picture for a reference..

1782025445_HoodedKingCobra.thumb.jpg.1278450006fee91c58e65183cb6869ea.jpg

 

Since I'm terrible at remembering to take pictures, I've already done:

 - Brown Liner all over

 - Stone Wash on the lower half

 - Stormy Grey dry brush on the lower

 - Misty Grey dry brush on the lower

 - Sepia Liner on the top

 - Griffon Tan on the top

 1134403894_2019-04-3011_34_03.thumb.jpg.1845c05e17656dce4a3785f7e454036c.jpg

 

The stonework looks decent for now,  but haven't tried for pseudo-realism on this scale before (pun definitely intended :D )

  • Like 15
Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd put him somewhere between tiny and small ... :B):   Seriously, though .. He's about 5.5" tall

1260445068_2019-04-3014_30_14.thumb.jpg.9429f49ae0321ba13969e7837ac573cb.jpg

 

 

I don't seem to have a Sir Forscale to attack him, so one of the triplets in #03335 is standing in ..

  • Like 8
  • Thanks 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

A nice layer of Candlelight Yellow on the body scales, head and hood, then a light layer of NMM Gold Highlight across the belly scales.  Will do at least one more layer of each I think.. then I'll need to try my hand at the monocle and striping..

 

2019-05-01 06.40.43.jpg

  • Like 10
Link to post
Share on other sites

Getting there .. Did some more layers of NMM Gold Highlight for the belly to help smooth it up  ( leaving the cracks dark is purposeful - although I'm torn as to whether to try to  convey it as battle damage or weathering -- maybe both as he's turning from stone to snake? ) and edged the belly scales with Creamy Ivory 

1665984499_2019-05-0611_59_46.thumb.jpg.c6dcb927de8c4fe1c748606541c9beb8.jpg

 

Freehand is hard for me - especially at this scale, but I'm not completely unhappy with it so far, although that left lower definitely needs some clean-up - is not as obvious in person..

1800081733_2019-05-0611_59_59.thumb.jpg.1c4f9de211c1f2ba8e825fffdd755f86.jpg

 

And finally, I hit the eyes with a couple of layers of Ruby Red, slitted in iris and then attempted to do some white highlights on the edge of the eyes, but that didn't work very well, so another layer of Ruby Red was re-introduced.. 

751369945_2019-05-0614_32_57.thumb.jpg.133c7c2453176ccc502f3dd5d8642070.jpg

 

and I just noticed a mold-line along the bottom of the jaw.. kind of late now!

 

All that's left, i think other than the aforementioned cleanup of the monacle is smoothing the belly scales a bit more then edging with more Creamy Ivory - maybe try to blend it into the NMM Gold Highlight a bit better than it is.. 

 

edit:  I also don't really like how the underside of the hood looks right now, so will probably hit that with significantly more Candlelight Yellow to help smooth that up .. 

the closeups for the other shots really show how spotty it seems..

  • Like 10
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By Glitterwolf
      Design by Heroes Infinite
      Printed on my Elegoo Mars.
      Senliah the Seductress part of my Shifting Sands Project
      WIP/PROJECT HERE:
       
      https://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/79372-shifting-sands-glitterwolf-paints-egyptian-undead/page/20/#comments
       
      The Sultan leaned back in his cushions, the room was almost dark, suddenly the fires lit up and the music started.
      Senliah stepped forth from the shadows and started her dance.
      He was enthralled, her moves, those curves, and the thrill of the danger while she danced with that large venomous serpent!
      Such a show!
       
      Aaaahhh his friends would be delighted to see her at the banquet he would host next week.
      Senliah had agreed to perform for him alone tonight to give him a taste of what they could expect.
      The Sultan couldn't keep his eyes from her, such grace such beauty and yet a hint of danger.
       
      Of course there were those who couldn't cope with her being so populair.
      Some even talked behind her back, spreading rumours that she danced in the forbidden Temple of Apophis!
      Rubbish! The Sultan thought, if anyone was caught spreading such gossip he would have that person beheaded, how dared they speak of such an innocent girl like that!
       
       
       










    • By Inarah
      Never heard of this before but it's a cool monster. Not sure when or where you'd run into one, but I bet it will be the most inconvenient time and place.   According to online sources they come in all colors, so I loosely based mine on a green iguana. 
       

       
       
    • By AlonTey
      Half-ogre fighter from Bones 4!  Initially thought this model was going to be a gunmetal from top to bottom but it hides a surprising amount of variety with little patches of skin, leather, wood and...in my case at least, scales hidden throughout.  SKU provided is for the metal version, doesn't look like this fellow is getting a release outside the Kickstarter?
       

    • By MoonglowMinis
      Here's a fun and simple one for you this week!

      Owlbears are one of my favorite D&D creatures.  They're just such a silly concept and I love them.  Any scenario were I could use a bear, I swap out for one of these guys instead.  However, despite owning several different owlbear models, I have avoided painting them for a long time out of fear of ruining them.  Finally decided to give one a shot.
       
      Reaper Bones 4: Lowland Owlbear (77674)
       

       
      More Photos Below
       
      What kind of Owls should I use as inspiration next?
       
      What mini did you put off painting for too long?
    • By Lostraven
      This is Mavaro, Iconic Occultist sculpted by Bobby Jackson from the Bone 4 Core Pathfinder Iconics II subset. This is now available on the Reaper store as SKU: 89051. He reminds me of a bard who went for oration as his talent.
       

  • Who's Online   7 Members, 2 Anonymous, 63 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...