Skip to Content
10-12-2009 @ 12:01PM
If the sculpting is good enough, painting such details as the braids is real easy. You cover them completely in the darker shade, and then take a _completely_ dry brush and have an ever so slight amount of paint in it with a lighter shade. Then gently gently brush over the area, and the lighter color pigments only hit the "raised" areas, creating the lighter areas while leaving the deeper spots still dark. It's called "dry brushing"http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Figure_painting_%28hobby%29#Dry_brushing Makes painting chainmail, hair, fur, feathers etc. real easy to make extremely detailed, if the model is detailed enough. Knowing nothing about building models of my own, I'd say that was the hard part of crafting this masterpiece.
First time? A confirmation email will be sent to you after submitting.
Members enter your username and password.
Enter your AOL or AIM screenname and password.
Please keep your comments relevant to this blog entry. Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments.
When you enter your name and email address, you'll be sent a link to confirm your comment, and a password. To leave another comment, just use that password.
To create a live link, simply type the URL (including http://) or email address and we will make it a live link for you. You can put up to 3 URLs in your comments. Line breaks and paragraphs are automatically converted — no need to use <p> or <br /> tags.