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Looks great!

Since you asked for critique..a little more highlight on the fur would make him look even better.

Also, gems are difficult, if you add a little darker shade and a reflection dot you will level up.

 

All in all, great mini!

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Thanks! I will definitely work on that going forward!  I just started painting Orlath Hoarbeard, who has a big fur cloak. I will pull out a few extra highlight colors.

 

I was also a little disappointed in the gems.  I tried using some metallic paints to see how they would look as gems and they fell pretty flat. I'll keep working on that one!

 

Thanks again!

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20 minutes ago, jonaas33 said:

Thanks! I will definitely work on that going forward!  I just started painting Orlath Hoarbeard, who has a big fur cloak. I will pull out a few extra highlight colors.

 

I was also a little disappointed in the gems.  I tried using some metallic paints to see how they would look as gems and they fell pretty flat. I'll keep working on that one!

 

Thanks again!

 

Maybe these will help.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRRciLSjx0c

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwONEnh_vhs

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKfUrwEj85s

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