Sunday, November 10, 2013

Apocrypha Project VIII - I Ruin a Crimson Fist

This grandson of Dorn never stood a chance. A few lessons learned-
1. Testors Ultrafine Primer is great for getting glass-smooth basecoats, but it isn't grabby enough for acrylics- see especially the edge of the base. Save it for enamels.
2. Thin that last highlight color more than you think you need to, then thin it some more. The final turquoise highlight is what ruined the model, in my opinion.
3. I need more light. I work with 2 incandescent lamps in an otherwise fairly dim room. I need some sort of fluorescent fill.
Anyway. The evidence of my incompetence-

And, the obligatory family photo to date-

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