More Colors- Seamus Starter and Belle # 1 95% Complete

Here I’ve managed to almost complete Belle # 1.  I need to work on the skin just a tad with a highlight and shadow/wash then I’ll call it done.  If it was something that I wasn’t in a hurry to do, I’d add a few more steps, but all in in all, Im happy with the work for not painting in six months.

The boa was finished with a P3 Ordic Olive then highlighted with Wurm Green.  I’m not impressed with the work on the boa, but it compliments the pink of the dress and umbrella just fine. I just wish I had better skill at painting … or perhaps more practice?

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This might be a clearer image of the same model, but not for sure.  I’m using my phone to take these images.  The boots that were unfinished are now finished.  I painted a Thamar Black mixed with some black ink and Future floor finish to give it a ‘glossy’ look.  I then highlighted by mixing some P3 Ironhull Grey into the black.  Final touch ups included a wash in the black ink + future,  then retouching the boots with an incredibly thinned down highlight of the Ironhull Grey.  Not for sure if it’s noticeable or not, but it’s there.

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Below you’ll find the Seamus starter with the skin blocked in.  I”m going to work on all the Belle’s first, then Sybelle, then Seamus.  I think I’ll go for a blue on the bell with the missing arm and a pale yellow/green on the other belle withe the open umbrella.

All in all, I’m enjoying painting, which I thought tedious over the last few months, so it’s a surprise to find that it’s quite fun and entertaining.

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