Sunday, September 27, 2015

When the wolf howls


At long last, Sitting Bull takes his place as leader of the Warrior Nation.  I changed my initial color selection to make him in line with all the other black fur/feathered characters.

It also let me play with the greenish colors and ruddy reds on the fur.


As you can see, the darker colors also created a great contrast for the  glowing weapons!


You can see more of the interplay of the olive green and blueish gray colors in these views.


This angle shows a bit of the reflected light on the underside of the chest, which I hoped would create more shape and dimension.  I also wanted it to make him see that much bigger than a 'standard' sized human figure.


This turned out to be way more fun than I originally expected, but I have to credit those color choices.  I even had a few areas of tan and flesh tone to add more depth.


I shot a few more pictures on the brown mist backdrop to show how those darker fur colors would look, as well as a way to show how much glow there was on the blue energy weapons.





4 comments:

  1. Gorgeous paint. We like to play with light sources, whether it's blue glow arms and light reflection on the abdomen and lower chest. Very nice and balanced color paint ...

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    1. These Warrior Nation creatures have presented some fantastic opportunities!

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  2. Very awesome! The light effects are amazing, that's really another stunning miniature!

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