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WIP Tambour of the Soissonois 1781 ( update I)

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by MarquisMini, May 27, 2012.

  1. MarquisMini A Fixture

    Country:
    Argentina
    Here's some pics of my progress.
    The figure is 70% completed, need to work on the pants, vest, and some minor touch ups.
    The African fleshtone is as follow:
    Started with a mix of German camo black/brown, burnt umber and chocolate brown.
    Lights: added Vallejo game "earth" to the base,last lights i tried some Vallejo Orange-brown
    shadows added more german camo black-brown to the base.
    To blend alltogether i've use Brown glaze well diluted 1:10 ratio
    The coat as i mention on the initial post, i have used the Vallejo Game blue-black/.
    For lights i used a bottle of Prince August Acrylics labeled " Bleu Moyen",
    for shadows i've used Vallejo blue wash.
    As for the King's royal livery, i painted the stripes in vallejo sunset red with a little bit of andrea Napoleonic red,and then trimmed the edges with pure white and made some x's to give the look of the livery.
    I hope you guys like.
    cheers View attachment 96546 DSC03264.JPG DSC03265.JPG DSC03266.JPG DSC03267.JPG
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  2. MarquisMini A Fixture

    Country:
    Argentina
    DSC03263.JPG

    This pic is for the African fleshtone base , lights and shadow.
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  3. ChaosCossack A Fixture

    Country:
    Canada
    Daniel,
    Coming along great as usual. Good job on the livery and the skintone is fantastic... thanx for sharing the mix.

    Can't wait to see this finished

    Colin
  4. Edorta A Fixture

    Country:
    Spain
  5. MarquisMini A Fixture

    Country:
    Argentina
    You are welcome Colin,still going to do some touch ups on the face,i usually start with the outlining in the eye sockets but i decided to start shades and lights this time.
    Best regards and looking forward to see your next fig.
  6. MarquisMini A Fixture

    Country:
    Argentina
    Thanks Eduardo, but the royal livery is no picnic , it is a painstaking process and when i finish it i remember looking at the mirror and laugh at my googly eyes lol.
    Gracias por mirar el post.

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