Monday, April 12, 2010

Minis: Blending & NMM

This is my first painted mini after my determination to improve my painting skills.

I focused on blending techniques on the leather armor bits, shading from green to brown to yellow, trying for smooth changes

The sword is my very first attempt at NMM (non-metallic-metal). It is quite difficult! But I am determined to improve it, so the next mini I'm going to work on has predominately metal armor.

The stones imbedded in the leather armor I attempted to create a "opal" like effect. Considering that my materials consist of ancient paints and shaggy brushes only, I was happy with the result.

Reaper Mini: 02200 "Justine the Holy"
Located at: Reaper Inspiration Gallery and CoolMiniOrNot

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