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Discussion in 'Painting and Converting' started by Explodingzeb, May 4, 2019.

  1. Explodingzeb
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    Thank you :)

    The green marble effect is:
    • Basecoat with GW Incubi Darkness.
    • Paint on vein like patterns and edge highlight with Vallejo Scurvy Green.
    • Paint a thinner line within the veins with Vallejo Jade Green, also do a thinner edge highlight with this.
    • Paint and even thinner line in the veins and edge highlight toward the tips and corners with Vallejo Foul Green.
    • Paint tiny areas in the veins and dot highlight the very tips and corners with Army Painter Toxic Mist.
    I tend to paint the vein patterns in quite a rough, sketch like way to make them look more random and realistic. Obviously all the specific paints I used could be substituted for similar ones, or just take one Jade Green like colour and add black or white for the darker and lighter colours.
     
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    totally agree, it's beautiful.
     
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    Thank you :)
     
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    I painted up these Sith Probe droids for Star Wars Legion over the weekend:

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    I'm part way through painting Fives and Echo too, hoping to have them done later this week. Then I'll either paint up Maul or go back to Temple Guard.
     
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    Thank you very much for the detailled answer, I will try !
    Your droids looks very nice, this is the first time i see those kind of transparent curved stick though !
     
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    I'm looking forward to seeing your results :)
    The curved flight stands are the standard ones that come with Star Wars Legion models, with 2 different heights.
     
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    I finished off another 3 models over the weekend.

    Here's Arc Trooper Echo:
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    And Arc Trooper Fives:
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    Darth Maul to follow...
     
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    And here's Maul:
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    NIGHTBRINGER Second Spawning

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    Thank you :). It took a lot of very thin glazed layers haha.
     
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    Thank you :)
     
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    Dude, a lot of Exlpoding goodness to go through since my last visit to your blog.

    I love the Salamander and Handlers. The bases are solid as always, for me the tree with burning embers is the highlight of them.

    Nice droids and amazing work on the Echoo, Fives and Darth Maul... outstanding details, weathering and OSL :artist::artist::artist:

    Keep up the amazing work mate

    Grrr, Imrahil
     
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    Much appreciated dude :)
     
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    Here's Anakin Skywalker. I'm so happy with this one, it's definitely the best face I've managed to paint so far.

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    Thank you dude :)
    I have a very makeshift photography set up haha. Its sheets of printer paper, my two daylight led lamps and my phone camera.
     
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    Thanks dude! :)
     
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