Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Red Dawn

This is another interesting case of rapidly changing color palettes.  Not by choice... I had to use an entirely different set of colors to create the same effects because I didn't have the usual colors at hand.

I fact, I think I have used at least 4 very different combinations on all of these Red Box Games figures, including for the snow, bases, etc.

The approaches have also been radically different.  Initially, I was mixing Reaper liner paints with Vallejo pale grey wash.  Situations changed, and I ended up mixing a seafoam green with combinations of Reaper brown and blue liner.

That changed again, and I used a sky blue in combination with midnight blue and an ivory color.

Since the heart of all these different combinations if founded in the Shaded Basecoat, I can keep all these massively different approaches to the same series of figures looking the same.

After all, the Shaded Basecoat technique was originally created to paint my armies!

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