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Hi there,
Jigplums asked me to post up some pics from my Inquisitor, which I will gladly do. :D
Anyway, this is an Eldar Ranger I painted for a local competition (Albion paint compo). Against all my expectations, it won 'Best of Show', which obviously made me very happy. :D
After that I decided to try my luck with it in the Open category at Dice Day 7, Belgium's biggest paint compo, where it took Gold. :)
Here are some pics. :)



The pics are a bit crappy, but should give you an idea of what he looks like. :) The cloak actualy looks better IRL. :)
Comments and criticism would be very much appreciated, as he seems to be ignored on most fora I posted him on. :(

Cheers, Wolf Fang

PS, for those interested, he's also available on Ebay. :) Second linky[/url]
 

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Woot!!! More replies than on any other forum (besides Warseer). :D
Thanks for the comments guys. He is the best model I ever painted. :D

Cheers, Wolf Fang
 

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Congrats on winning 'best in show' and the open category!
Very cool model, really like the choice of colours.
 

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Damn.
 

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Very nice man, love the expression and the painting is very sutble and realistic I can see why it won. Keep it up.
 

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I think it looks awesome. I find most people find it very difficult to "up scale" their painting, with them turning out either too plain, out of scale or too bright. This does a lovely job of being very natural looking, with very nice shading/blending and a colourscheme that really suits. good luck with the auction hope you don't regret selling him.
 

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Wow, glad everyone likes him. :D Down at the club where I play most don't seem to like the more darkish, red look, their arguement being he'll be spotted directly in a city. :)

Anyway, he's sold now and ATM, I don't have the time to regret it. I definitely will, but I needed the money badly. :(

@Anphicar: I'll think about doing a tutorial if I find a suitable model. :) But here's a rundown of the colours I used anyway.

Red:
- Basecoat of 50/50 Red Gore and Chaos Black
- Wash with mix of black and purple inks
- Highlight up to pure Red Gore, starting from the basecoat and adding more and more Red Gore (thin layers are required to make the colours blend more)
- Highlight by adding a little bit of Dwarf Flesh and Blood red to the Red Gore.
- Glaze 2-3 times with Red Gore (Helps tie the layers together)
- Rehighlight with Red Gore with a little bit of Blood Red added.
This looks like a lot of work, but it get's faster once you get the hang of it. :)

Beige:
Graveyard Earth highlighted up to Khommando Khakki

Leather:
- Basecoat with Scorched Brown (I used P3 Battlefield Brown, but it's the same really)
- Add Bleached Bone to the Scorched Brown for highlights. (Stop adding Bone once you're satisfied with the highlights. :)

Flesh:
- Basecoat Tanned Flesh
- Add Bleached Bone to the Tanned Flesh for highlights. (Add more Bone untill you're satisfied with the results)
- A very thin glaze of Dark Flesh. (Gives more shading and definition)
- Rehighlight with the Tanned Flesh/BB mix.

That's it for the main colours. If there's any other colour you want explained, just shout. :)

Cheers, Nymerion
 

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Really nice. I've never been a big fan of normal-colored flesh. That's why I play Marines, Chaos, Orks, and Nids'.

No flesh involved. Armor, green, and gribbly carapace!
-Dirge
 
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