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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:17 pm

Thanks for the advice, sounds really interesting, only problem is I don't have a black primer and won't buy one for some time, but I'll keep it in mind.

Here my last work, I'm pretty happy with it, even though there still are some obvious mistakes... The green "wash" I created myself ended up everywhere except the lines I wanted it to go in :D but at least the pattern is visible this time.

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby blacksanity » Sat Mar 17, 2012 1:47 pm

Looking better rach time u post buddy, painting is a learning curve buddy. One piece of advice...you never stop learning :) ten out ten for you becoming better buddy
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby dragonianwolf » Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:33 pm

I don't know if you can see it clearly but I painted the cloak of my storm lord purple first so that every nook an cranny was purple then I painted every square (don't know how to name them so I call them squares) black that way it gives a subtle purple glow in the details
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also I painted the details on the shoulder with a fine brush by laying the brush flat and gently painting the edges
like so Õ the O is the model and ~ is the brush that way you only paint the raised edges and not between the edges that way the details pop out
hope I could help
what do you get when you take necrons and put them in orks
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:02 am

Nice job on the storm lord, quite impressive.
I'm not sure if I could apply the flat brushing method on the mandrakes chest pattern, because they're very tiny sunken lines, I have an idea how to try it though, let's see if it works. I'll try the second trick too, 2 more mandrakes left so there's still some room for experiment ;) Thanks for the advice man! :)

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby TheRuggernaut » Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:24 am

Firstly, be advised i'm a noob painter as well but I offer this suggestion: Yes try the reverse metal black shadow bit. After the chest is primed but before you get the skin the way you want it, paint the lines with the glow color. Then do the skin above with a flat brush style and light touch (prolly dry so it doesnt leak into the cracks neh?) Now, highlight edges in a white/color mix and do same superlight drybrush. I'm thinking it'll give a reverse lightsaber effect and pop against the black skin.

Alternatively, do the lightsaber bit in that you lay down the color mix first and apply a fading gradient darker to blend with skin...

/shrug -- y'all painters figure it out (but i'll be watching since I wanna learn, too!)
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby dragonianwolf » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:30 pm

I agree with theruggernaut for sunken linen as that way the sunken lines will pop out
I just painted the cloak purple and then finely painted everything except the sunken lines black but that took me about an half an hour just to paint the cloak but the effect was worth it
and as with every pic you post you can see improvement I would think that when you have painted a few more you'll get there and if you have more questions just pm me or mike or blue or blacksanity or someone else ^^

keep us posted on your progress ^^
what do you get when you take necrons and put them in orks
hmmm....
maybe necrorks (robotick soulless orks with the mind of orks)
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby blacksanity » Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:37 pm

Yeah im always here people so if you need any tips
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:24 pm

Hey guys, I'm back with my first (experimental I guess..) Kabalite. I decided to go with dirty look rather than shiny clean boring style ;) I'm not entirely happy with this one, I'll paint another one tomorrow, will probably post some pics too.

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Wed Apr 25, 2012 10:27 am

Couple of new pics of my WIP dark eldar army, haemonculus this time.

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby blacksanity » Wed Apr 25, 2012 2:14 pm

Wow your painting skills have came along really good. You should be proud of what you have produced, 10 out of 10 buddy and keep it up
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Fri May 11, 2012 1:26 pm

Venom, my first vehicle (I painted 1 WWII plane maybe 3 years ago, but it was pretty terrible ;) ). Is it not to ugly? :P It needs a little bit more work, I'll finish it soon with the crew models...

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby blacksanity » Fri May 11, 2012 4:38 pm

Great blend from yellow to red, keep them
Coming buddy im really impressed on how your painting skills have came. Think i may just drop doing commissions soon as i think there is a new kid on the block lol. :)
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Re: Newbie painter

Postby dragonianwolf » Sat May 12, 2012 7:03 pm

nice blending
I still haven't learned this skill so you're getting better than me ^^ now I need to start learning more :p
so keep up the good work and progress

oh maybe one suggestion I could give (but I really don't know how it'll look like) is to give it a wash don't know what collour though maybe wash it with Casandora yellow or carroburg crimson
just a small suggestion
what do you get when you take necrons and put them in orks
hmmm....
maybe necrorks (robotick soulless orks with the mind of orks)
my photobucket album

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Sun May 13, 2012 2:35 pm

Thanks for your comments :)

blacksanity wrote:Think i may just drop doing commissions soon as i think there is a new kid on the block lol.

Haha don't worry about your commissions man, I still have a lot of trouble with some stuff, like skin highlighting for example :)

dragonianwolf wrote:oh maybe one suggestion I could give (but I really don't know how it'll look like) is to give it a wash don't know what collour though maybe wash it with Casandora yellow or carroburg crimson

I don't have any of those washes :/ I own only badab black and new druchi violet. I'll think about it when I get a second venom though.

Here is a quick picture of 2 wyches that came with venom (I'm using the 3rd one for my WIP secret project :P), better pics tomorrow :)

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Re: Newbie painter

Postby adm » Fri Jun 08, 2012 9:31 am

Another figure, more or less finished, what do you think? :)

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