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Gah! I can’t figure out what to do with the dracolisk’s skin and wings. Any advice? I’m really happy with the green scales - I will probably add some yellow to the highlights.

 

First time priming black, used white spray paint as well. D32EEC93-52B8-48B2-9F29-C7ED19D03EB3.jpeg.0c6f8d0d19a93ce086d0dda9e11b9cf1.jpeg

 

After working on the scales:

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A friend suggested making the skin blue. I regret  my decision. It looks weird, and now I was lost. This was after highlighting one wing.

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Here I was trying for more yellow/brown on a test wing patch. Success? Should I do this for the skin on the belly and claws?

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Thanks for the advice!

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I think the yellowed brown works better than the blue.

You could use a metallic green or a gold and drybrush very gentle and subtle over the green scales, not too much just enough to create a shimmer.

 

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1 minute ago, Glitterwolf said:

I think the yellowed brown works better than the blue.

You could use a metallic green or a gold and drybrush very gentle and subtle over the green scales, not too much just enough to create a shimmer.

 

Thanks for the feedback! I hadn’t thought of dry brushing with a metallic- I’ll give it a shot!

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1 hour ago, Bobicus said:

Thanks for the feedback! I hadn’t thought of dry brushing with a metallic- I’ll give it a shot!

 

I've done it a few times, depending on the base colour gold or silver.

I also use red or green metals

 

 

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