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Discussion in 'Personal Paint Logs' started by Lord-Marcus, Jun 8, 2018.

  1. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

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    So I'm painting grave guard. Anyone have a good layer scheme for green energy or green swords
     
  2. Aginor
    Slann

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    For green weapons and/or energy I do these two:

    1. Ectoplasm
    - Prime white
    - shade green (GW Biel Tan green)
    - heavy drybrush or layer with white
    - glaze green (GW Waywatcher Green)
    - drybrush white, more carefully this time.

    2. Dark green weapon
    - Prime grey or dark preferably, if you used white you will need a layer or two more
    - Basecoat dark green (GW Caliban green)
    - shade green (GW Biel Tan green)
    - If it is still too bright after that shade, shade dark (GW Nuln Oil)
    - highlight by carefully drybrushing with a bright green (GW Moot Green)
    - optionally do a light drybrush with white on the sharpest edges
    - If you want a lightning/power weapon effect, then freehand paint thin, jagged lines of thinned down moot green, and on top of those very thin lines of white
    - If either the lightning or the white highlights are too extreme you can give them a green tint using a glaze (GW Waywatcher Green)

    Example for 1:
    - All the green parts of my Morghasts:
    http://lustriaonline.com/threads/aginors-painting-blog.19114/page-35#post-240012


    Examples for 2:
    - The Morghast's halberd blade (without lightning, but with green tinted white highlighting) (see link above)
    - My Sunblood's shield and weapon (weapon with lightning effect, green highlights without white)
    http://lustriaonline.com/threads/aginors-painting-blog.19114/page-34#post-237021
     
  3. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

    Lord-Marcus Sixth Spawning

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    @Aginor this was my test. It's not specifically how you had it but it's my take. Gold plaque for your thoughts?

    IMG_20180613_171953.jpg
     
  4. Aginor
    Slann

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    IMO the contrast between the weapons and the body is a bit stark, but it does look kinda cool.
    Maybe if you drybrush the weapons softly with a blueish white that could tie them a bit together.
    But I think you can do a nice looking army that way.
     
  5. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

    Lord-Marcus Sixth Spawning

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    Ritual Well-Known Member

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    The shields look cool. You coul make the eyes glow more convincing by mixing the eye colour and skin colour and glazing it lightly around the eyes to really push the glowing effect further.
     
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    Slann

    Crowsfoot Guardian of Paints Staff Member

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    They are too yellow at the moment, I think if he dotted the center white that would help, also I know these are painted fast but cut back on the shade or apply a couple of coats.

    @Lord-Marcus look at the shields and how dark they are, if you applied 2 thinner coats of shade you would get a better progression from light to dark and not lose detail.

    Just needs a bit more control, yeah I know they are speed painted.
     
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  8. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

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    Yellow? They are a single bright orange.....

    I can work on the shades
     
  9. Warden
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    I really like the shade of green you are using on those shields, such a great green color :D
     
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    Slann

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    thanks warden. i appreciate that.
     
  11. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

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    Rank 2 added.

    IMG_20180616_015731.jpg
     
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    Love the orange eyes going on!
     
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    They've got eeeeeeevil eyes!
    I like it, it's a detail that gives them personality
     
  14. Aginor
    Slann

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    I think if the orange would be a bit more transparent and there was a bright center they would look even better.
     
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    Slann

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    Surely a quick way to do them.
    The green turned out very good.
     
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    sorry .. can't resist..

    "Spooky scary skeletons
    Send shivers down your spine
    Shrieking skulls will shock your soul
    Seal your doom tonight"

    xD . on a more serious note.. really good job love the eyes on them :p keep up the good work !
     
  18. Lord-Marcus
    Slann

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    that's the theme song.
     
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    I think you are overdoing the eyes a bit.
    Otherwise fine.
     
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