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I just started my ogre army by buying a regiment of bulls and was deciding how to paint them. Ive thought of trying to do their skin the color it shows in the book but I decided I wanted something a bit different. So I was looking through some pics on the internet and I saw some ogres with a normal skin color and i really liked the way it looks. I know its not too different but since Im a beginner I thought itd be a good idea.
But ive still got a problem, what paints do I use? If someone could give me advice on painting a basic caucasian human skin color itd really help.
And ways to do swords that look rusted and used.
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White ppl, Basecoat Scorched brown, drybrush tanned flesh, drybrush dwarf flesh, drybrush elf flesh
Used weapons, Basecoat Red Gore, Stipple Blood Red, Stipple Firery Orange, Drybrush Boltgun Metal
Last edited by zenith_tau; September 13th, 2007 at 21:54.
I've always done lighter skin by starting with dwarf flesh, working my way up to elf flesh, washing with a thinned down flesh wash and highlighting back up to elf flesh.
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so far the replies have been great! thanks
But nobody else has any ways of painting skin with only very basic techniques.
How about Tallarn flesh over the undercoat, one or two coats of elf flesh, highlight with elf flesh + white?
Substitute dwarf flesh or bronzed flesh for the elf flesh for darker / different skin tones.
I've been fielding a few PMs about my own ogres skin so here's what I've been telling people-
There's no simple recipe for them I'm afraid. They started with a mix of scorched brown and dwarf flesh and slowly worked up through to pure dwarf flesh and finally dwarf/bronzed mixed. There were also a couple of washes- mostly thinned scorched and dwarf flesh again, to tone done some of the highlighting. It's really just a matter of thinning paints and many layers.
I was trying to get a fairly sunbrowned/burnt colour to them. The tats are just blues, with a hint of dwarf flesh mixed with regal for the basecoat.
Hope this helps!
Last edited by The Paint Monkey; September 15th, 2007 at 02:40.
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hey guys, rather than post a new topic, i thought id 'take this 1 over' :p
just wondering how you guys go about painting coloured people? at the moment im using Bestial Brown with Brown Ink, which looks ok, im just nt keen on the 'shine' im getting from the ink, any of you guys know a good way to get Dark skin?
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Startwith an even mix of liche purple and scorched brown base, drybrush scorched brown over that, then drybrush snakebite leather over that.