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Well ive never been much of a painter cozz ive never really had the time but id love to get started soon. I know it takes tons of practise but i guess its no use practising when u dont know if ur doing it right....
first and foremost i wanna know how to get that cool blending effect as shown in the pic below....
...on the nurgle sorcerer's leg - going from rusty to yellowish to almost white. I know most there is to know about all the basecoats and so on but i just wanna know how to get this effect and what paint thinning methods to use. What % water and the water:paint ratio..
Im sure there's been a thread about this but i cant seem to find what im after and sorry for any inconveniece
Here's a nice blending tutorial from coolminiornot.com
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My elvish name is Maeglin Meneldur.
There's something just like that in "Painting Citadel Miniatures". Please people, I cannot stress enough how important this book is for new painters!
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Their blending article is a little vague. I do the "feathering", but it doesn't work. I'm highlighting tau, and i use bleached bone to highlight vomit brown. When i try to feather the paint, it either leaves a little oval of paint (all the paint in the middle of the line gets sucked away, but the border is still there) or the paint won't show. And the technique on Coolminiornot is not very good for small areas. Any help on that?
Here is another good resource on blending. Just click the Tips and tutorials article and there you should find it, along with other helpful tutorials.
If Wolves were meant to fly, wouldnâ€™t the Emperor have given them wings?