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Here’s the finished product for 14201 Gaaguk Bull Orc Reven Hero.  Working with the Vallejo Metal Colors was interesting. They solve the problem I have with most metallics. They go on in super smooth even coats. I only have silver and steel at this time so shading them was a challenge. I ended up doing allot of black ink.  Over all I am fairly pleased with him.  
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I found WIP minis while packing up to move that I didn't even know I HAD.    After the Great Unboxing, I've got my work cut out for me.   Huzzah!  --OneBoot :D 

Working on shading and midtones. Thought the blue would be darker. I'm going to have to go over it again with something.      The group so far:  

Wow so I had a goal of finished by midnight on sunday, didnt set an alarm, got lost in the fun of painting and I kid you not; I put my brush down at 11:59:57pm.    Here is Lysette, I'm calli

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I'm kind of jealous of his hair.  That's Vidal Sasoon hair. 

I also know that learning curve of that metallic paint.  It's amazing how different it goes on.  It solved many many problems for me with metallics, but it created a few i still am leaning how to solve.  Goes on smooth.  Mixes well.  Can't dry brush it, though. 

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@Hibou that looks so good! I'm tempted to get myself some Vallejo Metallics. 

 

This weekend turned out super busy. Yesterday, we signed a contract for a house, and today is our wedding anniversary, so I'm working in short bursts.

 

Current status:

 

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I like that dark horns look.  I also noticed the sculpt on the tops of a couple on your 'taurs have better detail than mine.  One of them especially has a weird little grainy, gritty feel and look.  

 

Color scheme is solid.  So far the posts look great.  Thanks for participating and doing it while being busy. That goes for everybody.  

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Thanks! When I first primed them, I couldn't really tell what the details on the heads were, so I ended up pre-staining with sepia wash. All my subsequent coats of paint have been skirting that original wash, and it's made picking out details on the faces easier. Obviously still have a ways to go :rolleyes:

 

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Happy Anniversary @billeecats

 

This is what I worked on today. 

 

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The space trooper is a mod I put together earlier this month. I finished painting it today.  Some dragons caught my attention, they have been sitting a while and I finally figured out a color scheme.  The little gold one has a big fancy base, not shown, that I worked on also.  I spent a good while looking for the shield that goes with Blink, finally found it, and gave her a wash of brown liner so I could see the details better.  She has a horse head helmet!! It's stinking cute.  Have not decided on colors for her yet.   Crab man, not shown, got primer, which I'll check on tomorrow. Might need touch ups. 

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Inarah i had the damndest time with Blink due to lack of detail.  I'm very curious to see how you're going finish it off.

 

@Inarahcorrection, i mean my sculpt was a little muddy and details didn't stand out.   

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Thanks you guys! :wub:

 

I just got back from dinner with the husband, and joy of joys, I remembered that I meant to get some actual work done today before the work week starts tomorrow. Yep, I'm smart like that. Soooo...I guess the 'taurs have to wait until tomorrow for their final flourishes. 

 

@Inarah I'm super looking forward to seeing what you do with the green dragons.

 

Aaaand I'm going to pick up Blink as well after I'm done with this week's batch tomorrow. 

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