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This is the first model where i've actually tried quite hard to make look good...

I am by NO means a good/experience painter... Just wanted to see what you thinked!!









He is a Daemon Prince for my Khorne Army, hence all the Red and Gold.
 

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Looks good mate but I reckon you could really benefit from adding some shading or highlights to the model. You can do this by highlighting properly or if you aren't so experienced in these techniques try using the GW washes (these are perfect for what I feel you need to do to the model) and drybrushing. Then again there's no harm in trying out highlighting :)

Not meaning to slate your work, you've done a good job, merely trying to give you some tips to improve.
 

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What angmar tried to say it, you might want to thin your paint a bit more before painting. If possible too, you might want to give your red a dark red wash (baal red from GW, or thinned paint) to give it a bit more depth.
 

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Thanks for the advice guys :) No offence taken, Was looking for constructive critisism, to try and improve my techniques :) I think i shall start experimenting On some other models, that arent as important to me :D

How does one thin out his paint? :p
 

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Yep, try washing it and maybe redo the design on his sword if you're not bothered about it. Other than that, I really like it, it looks much better than mine! The teeth looks really cool too, I find it hard to do that kinda detail. Good job, rep.
 

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You will find that watering down your paints as already mentioned will smooth out your paints alot. I use the Mechrite Red Foundation for my Word Bearers. It can be watered down a fair bit and still cover reasonably well.
If you are after a dirtier look, i would suggest a Devlan mud wash and then a light drybrush of a brighter red. Otherwise a Baal red wash will really help to add depth to your paintjob.
I find the learning is best done on your rank and file models such as your marines.

You're on the right path. Could just use some refining.
Hope that helps a little.
 
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