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
I’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
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?
I am almost done with my second Kentauroi. Left to do:
- Finish the black hair and hooves
- Add gore
- Add grass to the base and moss to the stone
They are amazing on the table and wonderful sculpts. I’m happy with the blends on the gravestone and with the horse flesh. I’ll post the finished piece here and on AWP. Continue reading