How to paint hair ?

Discussion in 'Painting Techniques' started by erwin van de beek, May 26, 2006.

  1. erwin van de beek New Member

    Hi guys,

    do you have tips to paint hair??
    Using Humbrol paints.
    I need blond hair for my Celtic Warrior.

    Thanks,

    Erwin
  2. Mack Active Member

    Country:
    Italy
    It is a very long time that I don't use humbrols so I can't remember the every colour's name.
    I would try with a base of a light yellow and after it is very well dry you can make some washes with a medium brown to tone down the yellow and go into the creases.When you have obtained the right (for you) tone you can make with a very diluited colour some very tiny and little lines to make the hairs.
  3. nagashino New Member

    Hi Erwin

    Like Marco, I haven't used Humbrol much for a while now, but my original fair hair mix would have been Mid Stone, lightened with Lemon Yellow and a tiny touch of mid green. I know Shep Paine's fair hair mixes often included green, and I find it works for me in oils too

    Hope this helps

    Regards

    Phil

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