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Blog The skink followers of a mad slann. Hojdars paint log + Silver Tower shenanigans!

Discussion in 'Personal Paint Logs' started by Hojdar, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Crowsfoot
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    http://www.base-x-of-war.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=59_90
     
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  2. Hojdar
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    There are some decent bases there and I have been looking at similar. But they aren't quite what I'm looking for, so I guess this is just another reason to get better at basing myself :artist:

    Another addition to The Tower is ready! I went a different route with the magic fire this time and I'm quite pleased with it. It made painting the fire glare (don't know a proper english word for the light of the fire hitting a surface :sour:) a lot easier. Also this minature gave me an oppertunity to practise painting with a loaded brush and i also snook in an attempt at NMM on the dagger, although you can barely see it not because of the green.

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    Now if i could just get my stuff together and finish the last three Tzaangors then The Tower villains are all done!
     
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  3. Warden
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  4. Hojdar
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    Yay pictures are fixed! :D
     
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  5. ravagekitteh
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    That Gaunt Summoner looks fantastic! The pink works really well!
     
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  6. Theo
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    Absolutely love the Orange/yellow bright skinks! Do you have any tips on how you get them so vibrant and rich? Whenever I try and go for an orange or bright look they just end up looking flat and tired.
     
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  7. Hojdar
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    A couple of picks of the final heroes for the Silver Tower! Wife got to chose the colours for these, and i used the Mistweaver as a practise model for NMM. Have to start somewhere...

    With these done i'm free to work more on my sisters and the next WQ box... which I will try to paint a little bit faster. I'll try to get some pics of the results as well.
    Also there might appear a new scaly hero for the Silver Tower campaign, if I can muster the inspiration and will to do the model properly. My Lizards deserve some special attention after all.

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    I've tried several methods of yellow and as you say it can be tricky to get the yellow vivid and vibrant. I find basing with white and then painting more or less the bightest yellow I have. Then a good wash with GWs Casandora yellow does the trick, and you can touch up with the bright yellow again and yellow+white for the typ highlights.

    Make sure the white base covers the model properly. The better the white undercoat the better the yellow colour. Hope it helps!
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  8. Theo
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    Thank you alot will definately try that out. I started out by spraying black but have now switched to a white spray and it really helped!
     
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  9. Aginor
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    Nice work!
    I also recently finished (well they still lack basing but that's it) the rest of my ST set. will post them soon on my blog.
     

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