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Oppenheimer

Vargheist
May 26, 2013
600
One piece I'm particularly proud of is my Blood Knight conversions. I'm glad there are new Blood Knight plastic minis but I'm just going to keep using mine. Nice to still have Bretonnians fielded and to be able to use an old Lahmian and Red Duke models as the champions.

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Disciple of Nagash

Oldblood
Staff member
Feb 12, 2008
27,732
Wow, that's a huge and varied collection of models, fangs very much for sharing! 😁

If I could make a suggestion to help create depth in the crevasses etc, is just using an ink/wash at mid-point during the painting process before you add on the layers out elements or highlighted elements. It really easy to do, takes a moment but adds a huge amount of contrast. You could even go a step further and add a little dry brush at the end for further highlight 👍

Please keep posting pics as you do more! Are you joining @Belladonna Voltaire's Tale of Painters?
 

Oppenheimer

Vargheist
May 26, 2013
600
@Disciple of Nagash
You're absolutely right that I do almost no shading, highlighting or dry brushing, just layers. Thats is also why I never did a showcase before 😅
I did buy some Nuln oil and Agrax Earthshade just recently mostly to put on skin to pick out the eyes and mouth. But, that's about it. I'd never thought to put it on prior to adding layers though. 🤔

I'm not sure what tale of painters is but I'll have a look.
 

Kassill

Grave Guard
Sep 28, 2011
221
I really love the dynamic scenes you have going, especially the Corsair Raiders coming off the river. And that's a solid tip, you've got a lot of great colors here, but a few more steps and they'll have even more depth and character! Can't wait to see more
 

Disciple of Nagash

Oldblood
Staff member
Feb 12, 2008
27,732
@Disciple of Nagash
You're absolutely right that I do almost no shading, highlighting or dry brushing, just layers. Thats is also why I never did a showcase before 😅
I did buy some Nuln oil and Agrax Earthshade just recently mostly to put on skin to pick out the eyes and mouth. But, that's about it. I'd never thought to put it on prior to adding layers though. 🤔

I'm not sure what tale of painters is but I'll have a look.
Yeah it's really easy. Just put your primer and base later on, then add in some of that oil! It will pool in the crevasses, and then continue to paint as you have (keeping away from those dark bits) and you'll have some lovely depth, nice and easy peasy 😁
 

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