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It doesn't look like you even spray painted your model..but if you did, very well. Hmm, the colour of the carapace is pure white? I wouldn't recommend that, because it is a fickle colour to work with, and it's pretty unatural looking for a creature's carapace.
Instead, you're going to want to start with a really really light beige tone..nearly white. Use that as the start of your basecoat. Very slowly, start to darken with whatever brown tone you wish. Highlight like normal. I personally think this would look better than the standard dark to light highlight.
Good luck and have fun, and if you haven't spraypainted it, I would suggest it.
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Spray paint, do you mean primer? Ya, I primered with black. Then a coat of scorched brown, then bestial brown. The carapace is in Bleached bone. I'm no where close to being done with this, I just need some advice on what color to drybrush the carapce on (around the edges). Any suggestions on what color to use??
Ok I think I see your problem. The carapace is such a pure and light colour that any drybrushing will have trouble showing up. You need to shade it, give it some texture. You can do this with a simple brown ink wash. Water down the ink if you feel you don't want to strong an impession. Just wet your brush with ink, no blobs. The model has been drybrushed so it will greedily soak up the ink.
Once it is dry you will have a deeper colour to work with. You can then drybrush it up to bone easily and give it a good rough texture. Then I suggest light highlighting on the edges of it's carapace and then shade the receses with a little black. I also suggest as a fellow drybrusher of Carnifexes that you trim off the mould lines on future models. Drybrushing always reveals these faster than any of the cool details.
Hope this helps you out.
I'd say that it's a fairly decent start.
IMO, you really SHOULD paint the rib sage to match. I think you'll be sorry later, as it just won't look right.
What I would suggest is to (a) Dry brush a bit more... put more of your brown shade on this model's edges and (b) in the central areas of your bone white, highlight with a bone white/white mix, then highlight a mostly white mix on top of that. That will add a lot more depth to your color.
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