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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-01-12, 03:45 AM Thread Starter
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I have been painting so much lately my brain is stumped so I was wondering if you guys could give any advice each model is between 60%-90% complete

Not sure what to do to his sword thinking of adding the burning effect to it since someone asked for a how to video but then what.






This is the giant spider from orks and I am not sure about a couple of things . Should I make the spiders coming from its butt the same colour as momma or something that will stand out more? Also what should I do with the spikes make them look like poison or bone or what?










Also my green chaos knights got a upgrade I think well dif scheme far from done but working only on the green what ya think.





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no one has any suggestions or tips? or even advice?
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On the minotaur: not sure what you are asking really. Do you want advice on just the sword or beyond that? On how to do a burning look? Need a bit more clarity on that one.

Spider: the baby spiders should be similar so go with the same green but use a contrasting colour and give them a bit of a pattern to make them stand out. I would make the spikes look like bone, not poison. Going poison will mean introducing more green which might be too much.

Knight: the green looks alright but without knowing what you want to do with it or seeing more work done it is kind of hard to give advice on this one.

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For the sword I would just keep it as a simple metal sword. Maybe add some blood splatter to it. A flaming sword seems weird for that model.

For knight on the horse. It looks good, it could use a bit more contrasting colours on it. Picking out some of the metal parts in a bronze or gold colour would go a long way to making the model stand out more. Maybe a tad more highlights.

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