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Thanks everyone!

 

The hat is a combination of the Bones browns starting with Charred Brown for the deep shadows and working up with Nut Brown, Saddle Brn, Rich Leather, and Polished Leather.  The last color was Tanned Leather (MSP). The paint was stippled on with an raggedy old oil painting brush. The idea was to depict worn leather.

 

The jacket was painted with the Highland Moss triad with Linen White added for the lighter areas. These colors were also stippled on with the oil painting brush. The idea was to create the look of worn, faded green velvet.

 

In both cases, the technique is similar to dry-brushing, but I used a stabbing instead of dragging or whisking the brush over the surface. The brush is also not fully loaded with paint, but has more that the typical dry-brush amount. I also rotated the brush as I stippled to avoid a /////// pattern.

 

The basic technique is also handy for weathering tanks.

 

No secrets...

 

Cheers.

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