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painting ROAN horses

Discussion in 'Painting Techniques' started by Jaybo, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. Jaybo Active Member

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    I have been watching Youtube videos on this subject (done mostly with larger scale horses). I was wondering what techniques any of the Planeteers use for this task for 1/32 scale horses. What say you? Thanks.
  2. arj A Fixture

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    United-Kingdom
    Have a look at the Rio Rondo website. It has an example of just about every horse you might want to paint:-
    https://www.riorondo.com/books/cft/index.html
    The listed book is currently unavailable, and the next edition has been promised since the 'dawn of time'.
    However, the pictures themselves are very useful. Just click on any of the listed items on the left.

    Cheers,
    Andrew
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  3. Jaybo Active Member

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    Thanks Andrew. The book looks as if it would be a great find. Too bad it is currently unavailable. The Rio Rondo website does not appear to have been updated since 2016.
  4. kagemusha A Fixture

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    I love painting horses....if it were me approaching a Roan...IMHO...the best way to achieve the coat would be 'stippling'...or...if using an AB...a 'spatter' nozzle.

    Ron
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  5. Jaybo Active Member

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    United-States
    Thanks Ron. There are several videos covering the subject on Youtube. Stippling is one of the techniques used there.
  6. Ronaldo Active Member

    Probably one of the more difficult horse colours as there are so many variations and subtlies in colour form greyish sand to strawberry roan .
    I have seen a couple done by Dave Mitchel which are very nice .

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