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post #5 of (permalink) Old 01-01-07, 11:42 AM
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How To Paint Flesh

Step 1: If your working up from a Black undercoat, you need to put a mid tone flesh colour on to the skin Dark Flesh tone works well for this. Then go over that with Dwarf flesh or just straight over a white undercoat.

Step 2: Give it a very watered down wash of brown ink (add Pva Glue to the water mix it helps it settle in the right places.

Step 3: Go over the flesh in dwarf flesh again, leaving the shade of the ink in the crevasses.

Step 4: Add Elf flesh to Dwarf flesh very small amount to start with and then highlight the cheeks, the whole jaw, the brow, the nose.

Step 5: Add more Elf Flesh to Dwarf Flesh then highlight the same areas as above, but leaving more of the previous colour. Just add elf flesh to Dwarf flesh until ur at a point of where you are happy.

Step 6: Eyes if youíre feeling brave do the eyes itís quite hard to make them look straight. Also the tip to doing eyes is to start with Black in the eyes sockets. Then a thin line of white leaving black around it, then a line from top to bottom in black.

Tips:

You donít need a fin detail to do skin; all you need is a brush with a tip.

Donít add white to skin, as it can make it go chalky.

You can do those eyes before you start to high light.

Just be neat, the neater and tidier a model looks the better it will look
 
 
 
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