Paint Desk – Work Begins on Sandeep

Work begins on a commission of Sandeep for Larry Mottola. Lost a bet and it is time to make good. I decided to prime him brown. Red is the dominant color so a brown undertone works. Did the eyes (so tiny) and blocked out the beard, energy and where the OSL will hit. Next is the face then the beard. Stay tuned for more WIP pics and paint recipes.

**Update – Finished the flesh – next up the beard

**Update – Head finished – next up pants and skirt

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Paint Desk – Student of Steel

Followers likely saw my tutorial on painting undead flesh HERE.  The rest of the model is img_3755-1now done.  He ended up a lot busier than I expected.  Between the stark contrasts of the black metal and the colorful skin tones he is a lot to take in visually.  I may of been better off with a simpler metal scheme.

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The Paint Desk – Painting Undead Skin (How To)

img_3744-1.jpgI’ve had many requests for work-in-progress pictures of my work.  This lovely Easter morning I started putting paint on the Student of Steel.  I typically thin my paints 1:1 paint to flow improver.  This gives a smoother finish but it does take two to three coats to cover.  It also makes blending easier.  On to the step-by-step… Continue reading