This kit was, by far, the biggest pain-in-the-ass build I’ve ever had. That said, its a damn cool model. I tried to match the box art and it gave me more practice on my OSL and blending.
I ran him (unpainted) in a tournament last week and I really liked him into the OURS strategy. Bone Pile is painted and ready for the table.
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Another round of me trying to get my photographs to look like my models do in real life. I’ve taken a lot of advice and these pictures are closer than any before. Thoughts?
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I want the pictures of my models to look like the models do in person. I know there are after effects and tricks that will make the pictures “pop” but I am more interested in the pictures showing the detail as painted. Below are some experiments. They are close but I am not 100% happy with them.
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This is an outstanding sculpt. Nice detail, full of character and it gave me a place to stretch my skills. Overall I’m pleased with the black and the green energy effect. The freehand on the skirt is based on spending too much time looking at “Oriental Lotus Pattern Dress” on Google Images.
Continue reading “The Paint Desk – Chiaki the Niece (Done)”
I have the colors blocked in. Her face and arms are finished. Next I’ll start to detail, shade and highlight. Plans are for OSL from the green and a pattern of purple lotuses on the white dress.
I am anxious to try her in the condition-based strats. What are your thoughts on her?
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You’d never know it, but Craig and I both paint, he’s just significantly better than I am!
Went with GW colors here, working with some Sotek Green into Temple Guard Blue as the base. Did some beast hide and ashanti bone for the flesh and claws. Continue reading “The Paint Desk – Shadow Emissary”