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Awesome that will make a great gift!

In the last picture the darker vs lighter scales is more visible.

The Scale 75 metallics are great paints, I have all of them myself.

 

I love the idea of the wingspells.

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That's an amazing gift, she must be very happy.

I like the variation you managed to get with the different copper tones. The greenish wings are perfect too.

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Love it. I still have to try paint metallic dragons, and your palette is inspiring. Love the verdigris for its wings given its a copper dragon. And the spellbook tattooed... brilliant ^^ 

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22 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Awesome that will make a great gift!

In the last picture the darker vs lighter scales is more visible.

The Scale 75 metallics are great paints, I have all of them myself.

 

I love the idea of the wingspells.

Thanks @Glitterwolf I enjoy using the scale 75 paints I also have a decent amount of their regular paint which seems to run pretty universally opaque.  Makes it great for base coats and shadows but hard to work with on highlights and layering.  I recently got their NMM kit and I'm looking forward to good results.

15 hours ago, Iridil said:

Beautiful dragon! I love the verdigris wings with the spells on them - what a great present!

The under wing is reaper verdigris with aquamarine highlights I need to figure out how to shade that deeper   the top of the wing is what you get when you mix verdigris with copper.  It's a georgous color and to my surprise, repeatable

the wingspells are my favorite on the Dragon. I have a clear version and I want to try fading him to clear while one of the spells glow

 

 

14 hours ago, Kuroneko said:

Wow, that's a fantastic dragon! The spells on the wing are an awesome idea.

Thank you!  It was fun to do.

 

13 hours ago, Metalchaos said:

That's an amazing gift, she must be very happy.

I like the variation you managed to get with the different copper tones. The greenish wings are perfect too.

The metal and alchemy make it so much easier to provide variation while staying metallic.  Non metallic shades are one thing but getting a metal to darken and stay metallic can be difficult.  The scale 75 paints really help with that.

13 hours ago, NyarlaBcn said:

Love it. I still have to try paint metallic dragons, and your palette is inspiring. Love the verdigris for its wings given its a copper dragon. And the spellbook tattooed... brilliant ^^ 

Go for it!  There is something intimidating about that large a mettalic surface but with some experimentation they are a lot of fun.  And if they look too shiny just ask yourself: who does a dragon have to run from?

 

And, as I've mentioned the spells on the wings were my favorite part!  

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Outstanding work!  I really like the idea of the dragon keeping his spells tattooed on his wings.  Although I can't help but think of Homer Simpson...

 

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Cool idea with the spell on the wings *thumbs up*. The metallics turned out well too. A great gift.

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