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Firstly, the picture is pretty out of focus, so it's hard to see most of him. You also only have a front view.
From what I see, it just needs a bit more love. Black really needs highlights to give it depth. If this were my model, I would say it is a good base coat. I would probably give the reds, golds and bones a brown wash or ink, the silver metals would get a black wash. Then I would go back and blend up from there.
It sounds like at this point, you might want to research some new techniques. Check out some tutorials on blending and highlighting. From personal experience I will say that if you want to be a better painter, you gotta put in the work.
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good advice right there..
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You're off to a good start. Keeping things neat is the first step you need to master and you've got that T-Shirt well and truely. Next thing to work on, as Jack Mentioned, is adding depth and highlights to the model.
Its not as hard as it sounds. There's 3 simple stages to this.
1: Shade: Washes are ideal for this and you can put them over the main colour. Works well with Metals but not so well with large flat areas like Armour plates. Anyway, you just want a darker shade of your 'main' colour in the recesses. You can paint this in, use washes or base coat the model in the darker shade and then paint the main colour over the top leaving the recesses dark.
2: Block Colour. as it stands really this is just the colour you want it to be. Simple
3: highlights. Pick a lighter shade of your main colour and paint the areas that light will reflect off of. Top of armour plates like knee pads, shoulder guards, helmet are all good examples. The best way to see what to highlgiht is to look at someone elses work or the GW website
Ok cool thanks for the advice. I got washes and will have a look for a few painting techniques. At the moment so long as it would be table top quality then I am happy.