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Playing a little catchup:

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That makes the count 65 in 63 days, if my math is correct. I am hoping to pull ahead over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. 

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Going off-script some more here:

 

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I think the stones are done. I am planning to go with a mostly grassy painted base, so don't get use to the brown.

 

This will bring up to 73 if I can get it done.

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Thoughts on the painted grass?

 

Dark green

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Lighter highlights

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I like how the grass looks from a distance but less in the close-up

Maybe do a bit of grass highlighting and shading?

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15 minutes ago, lexomatic said:

I like how the grass looks from a distance but less in the close-up

Maybe do a bit of grass highlighting and shading?

To be clear, you think it needs more variety than my second pic? Just wanted to make sure since the two posted were different stages.

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The 2nd pic looks good.  Typically I go with a darker basecoat, and more of an olive color.  For some reason grass green paint looks super fake to me.  But whatever you did to get the 2nd result looks good. 

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21 minutes ago, Inarah said:

The 2nd pic looks good.  Typically I go with a darker basecoat, and more of an olive color.  For some reason grass green paint looks super fake to me.  But whatever you did to get the 2nd result looks good. 

It is grass green followed by pale green.

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2 hours ago, Talae said:

To be clear, you think it needs more variety than my second pic? Just wanted to make sure since the two posted were different stages.

 

1 hour ago, Talae said:

It is grass green followed by pale green.

I don't think it needs more variety after looking again.

 

2 hours ago, Inarah said:

The 2nd pic looks good.  Typically I go with a darker basecoat, and more of an olive color. 

I might have liked more contrast, but I don't think anything more is necessary.

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I will try to get a better pic once I get some more time to work on it. The overall goal here is finished pieces, not perfect pieces...but I also want them to look as good as they can for the minimal time spent.

 

Thanks to you both for the feedback!

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It looks more like moss than grass, which works nicely with the ruins. Moss is usually a really vibrant green. a highlight of yellow green would do the trick.

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Dirt is Base Wood/Muddy Brown, dark grass is Grass Green, and light grass is Pale Green:

 

All three stages in one pic:

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