Still a lot of work to do on the flesh. On the rest of the mini I have just blocked colours in and added some washes to darken the areas. For the overall colour scheme I am planning towards a mix of black, white, gold, and flesh ... with a hint of purple, and finally with a strong but weathered yellow dominating the base. I'm really with the direction of the paintjob so far and I look forward to see where it will go from here.
07 November, 2011
Paint phase #1 on the daemonhost
The big areas of flesh asked for experimentation. Painting was done over a zenith-style applied spray-priming. Primed in two goes - black from underneath and white from above. Over this I tried mixing Winsor & Newton gloss varnish with The old Citadel Elf Flesh plus some white for the base colour. Painting with this transparent colour the transition shows through leaving a subtle dark grey shading. Adding the gloss varnish gave a slight shine to the colour and also resulted in a very smooth surface. Over this I added colour using various inks - Citadel, Vallejo, W&N, and I have started adding some highlights. That is the flesh so far: