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Hairy Bush Viper

Discussion in 'Works In Progress & Finished Artworks!' started by Gore Hunter, Mar 5, 2017.


  1. Gore Hunter

    Gore Hunter Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Update! Working on the first scales. Gotta have a lot of patience here so I'm moving slowly :p

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    musicmacd Air-Valve Autobot! Very Likeable!

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    Coming on great, I love the eye
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    AndreZA Elite Member! Elite Member! Artist of the Month!

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    It looks great so far.
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    IPT Mac-Valve Maestro! Very Likeable!

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    Stunning... So what are the "x"'s for? I'm guessing something of a landmark for a different color or just to keep your place?
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    Gore Hunter Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Exactly, they're landmarks for a different color :) There will be some black scales scattered here and there, so I marked them to tell which ones will be black ;D


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    Gore Hunter Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Howdy! I wanted to show the current state of this project, cause I'll have to put it on hold for a time, due to more pressing projects (which I'll be sharing here too of course) :D
    So I continued working on the scales around the head which is one of the two sections in focus, thus requiring more detailed work. I added some textures by removing paint using a brush lightly soaked in reducer and also using sand paper in some areas, taking advantage of the very texture of the board. This has proved to be quite useful to make some interesting textures.
    Here's how it's currently looking :)

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    I've been mainly painting with various mixes of Apple green, White, Golden Yellow, Paynes Grey and Viridian. Also making some greens with Cerulean Blue and Golden Yellow.
    I'll go back to this asap, after finishing another project I'll dive into in the next days :)


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    oh this is coming along nicely. you've nailed what you have done so far so please don't rush, or worse abandon, this
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    I totally won't! :D


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    That is looking gorgeous!
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    basepaint Air-Valve Autobot!

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    That Bush viper Rocks so far can't wait for you to get back into it:D:D NO SQUISHY OR YOUR GOING TO YOUR SPOT!!
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    So... do you mask off every individual scale? Sometimes I wish I could stop by someone's house and watch them do this for an hour!
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    Gore Hunter Needle-chuck Ninja

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    Up to this point, yes, most of the scales I've painted were masked off because this portion is in focus, so I need sharp edges... the following section (the middle) will be out of focus and blurred, so I won't have to mask anything there :)


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    AndreZA Elite Member! Elite Member! Artist of the Month!

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    That is excellent. Very interesting that you are finishing a scale at a time and not do the whole thing in a colour and then come with the next colour.
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    This will be a masterpiece, awesome till now!!
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    Looking amazing :D
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    Actually I work a group of scales at a time, going with base colors first and then focusing on each individual scale for details :)


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    Waiting for you to get back to this. Great work so far.

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