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Phtalo green(blue ) ink for osl. Looks like I could use a bit more centre feet.

Isl will be then phtalo green(yellow), lime green, yellow.

And 1:1:5 dragon green:bright turquiose:matte medium for orb. Will be lightening that with moon yellow

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Maybe I should've put more layers between.

 

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I think being less busy would help. 1-2 lines max per layer for depth

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You can barely see the pink line I added, but I didn't wait long enough before testing the next layer, so it's coming off. Now I have to wait longer for stuff to dry properly before I try again.

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This is probably my favourite place... right before adding the pine.

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Kinda fouled things up. Though... looking at the pics up close looks better than in hand so, who knows.

Where I am now:

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It's been a good learning experience, and I'm not unhappy, it's just not quite looking how I wanted. Could do it better another time.

 

I slowed myself down by drybrushing all the terrain.

 

Where we are progress shot

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I'm done for the night and probably don't have enough ink for my intended plan. Toddler decided to spill ALL my vivid lime green acrylic ink. I cannot just go and get some. Also it costs about 3x now what I paid for it. WHOLE bottle in my palette, which also means no painting while that dries up so I don't get any accidental greens.

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2 hours ago, Darcstaar said:

Ugh, sorry!

I think the green glowing marble/lightning orb is great.  The glow effect works.

Yeah, if I'd realized earlier I might have saved enough to finish what I intended. This was literally the next step and then I was also planning to use it elsewhere. Everybody was doing clearance sales when I got mine and now no art supply stores carry the full line of liquitex acrylic inks in store. Also its 2-3 times more expensive. I faked a lime green with 3 yellow 1 phtalo green(yellow) and it seems ok.

Not doing any more tonight though

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Updated my original post sn6d will add links when WIP starts and when stuff goes to show off.

Someone has generously offered me a Buglips, which I will gladly paint and credit if they so wish.

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Spiders of Emrith Kul got primed and drybrushed to assist in identification. I know someone on spider Twitter who will see if anyone suggests real spiders as inspiration.  

One of the big ones looks like a huntsman to me. No idea about others.

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Dwarf King's Crypt sacred flame.  Primed with medium a while back.  Bottom is brown liner and a drop each of black,  white, and brown primer. More see-through than i expected.  Flame was Liquitex acrylic  ink+ medium 2:1 yellow medium azo. Pigment py74.

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