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Friday, February 06, 2015

WIP: Rackham Dwarves, Details

We left off with the metals so lets give them some depth and heat stress with the colors above - pics below...

 Now to add some reflections to the metals. The colors won't make much sense right now since they are tied to elements from the bases, but it will all make sense later ;) Colors used and pics of each below...
There are little dials on a few of them so those were done next with the colors below...
 I touched up the metal and did some dark lining with the colors below. It's subtle I'll spare you the pics :P
 I added some scorching too in places...
Okay, I'm fine. Really. I think some pigments on the feet and on to add some soot to the scorchy parts will be nice. Again, colors are tied to bases so not a lot of context right now ;)
 Very happy with these. I may go back once they are mounted on the bases and add some soot smudges here and there on the skin and leather with pigments later, but I don't want to cover up too much of my hard work. Maybe though...

Next Post: Bases to give some context to those wild colors :) Leave me some questions or comments and remember; you can't spell paint without a little pain.


  1. The amount of work you are putting into these small guys are mind-boggling. And they look better for it, rightly so. ^_^

  2. great stuff love the lense and the beards look great too.

  3. Sometimes I think I'm doing a lot on my orks, then Zab or Tibb's post and I feel like I haven't even started, and I need more paint. Way more paint!

    Love using the glazes to do the reflections and tints on the metals. That's really awesome. I am secretly absorbing everything you post so I can charge up and wow everyone in 2-3 years. :)

    1. Nah, don't wait just go all in and start trying stuff. There's very little you can' strip and try again on :) Also bones mini are cheap and effective for trying crap out on too...

    2. Haha! No no, I mean it will take me a few years of practice to level up :) I'm already paintbrush deep in techniques!

  4. I wish I could understand what you are doing but it definetly works!

    1. If you have any questions please ask, I can walk through anything you are interested in step by step :)


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