Glazing time again!!
Among the usual tools for this task, we see the Secret Weapon washes.
When you compare these two images to the original Shaded Basecoat image, you will immediately see what a difference it all makes...
Here is that original image. This is the "middle up" shading that leaves me so much leeway to change color tints and more.
Bam! Lots of fun variations have been created in the thick fur around the head, switching between a number of glaze colors. I even allow them to mix together on the figure itself, letting gravity take hold.
I wanted some areas of this fur to be not only darker, but more of a cooler shade as well. Thus, blue and greens were added to the brownish glaze colors.
You can see that some shading was added down the spine, which was not my original intention.
This is what I mean by flexibility and the ability to change directions from the original plan!
A number of the Secret Weapon washes have a semi transparent/opaque quality, and I took advantage of that property here to create a bit of inflammation around the protruding spikes.
If you recall the last few articles on rust effects, you will know that this has been very fun for me. The orange wash also has that transparent/opaque quality, used to create this look.
I also mix regular paint with my washes and glazes. I did that here with some Reaper Solid Black, which really absorbs light. This was useful in the cooler shadow areas of the neck fur, especially near the armor.
Finished pics soon!!!!