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Old 25 Oct 2007, 17:40   #1 (permalink)
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Well I have finally finished my crisis suit* ;D Hoora! I was going to make a battle ready/jumping into action pose, but I realized the base wasnt big enough so I had to point the feet inwards which I think ruins it*

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So, how could I improve? Highlights, I am not a big fan of... I'm not sure why, I just think it takes away the realism and makes it look cartooney...
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Old 25 Oct 2007, 18:09   #2 (permalink)
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maybe try a bit of shading with watered down inks, other than that good job ^_^
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Old 25 Oct 2007, 18:40   #3 (permalink)
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I have to sya, as much as you hate them, highlights would improve it. As it is, the model looks too "flat", if you were to highlight it, the panels would stack out more and it would look more 3D and therefore better, my models have started to look way better since Is tarted to highlight. Now I just need to start waterring my paints down all the time.
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Old 25 Oct 2007, 23:40   #4 (permalink)
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The highlights need not be the major ones where they are huge splotches of the color. You can do subtle highlights that make the model look excellent.

Smooth Color is a +
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Old 25 Oct 2007, 23:50   #5 (permalink)
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Looks great man, I love the choice of colors ^_^

Although, that being said, I'd like to add that if you add just a touch of Skull White to basically everything you painted blue, it'd look a tad more realistic. The procedure is basically taking a little drop on the end of your brush and applying it to a single point on the 'gem' you're targeting. I personally think it'd make the model look a lot better ^_^
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Old 26 Oct 2007, 00:51   #6 (permalink)
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Good job on the red.
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Old 26 Oct 2007, 14:45   #7 (permalink)
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The skull white on the blue is noted, I did that on his main eye but nowhere else.

I like the red, but it isnt really what I was going for, I always thought scab red would be darker than that
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Old 26 Oct 2007, 19:32   #8 (permalink)
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It looks good so far, with clean painting and crisp colors. I'd suggest washing or inking the metal areas and highlighting the purple/pink/maroon-color.
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Old 29 Oct 2007, 14:05   #9 (permalink)
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New and updated!
Still not finished but a good improvement

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Old 30 Oct 2007, 13:34   #10 (permalink)
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Did you even do anything different?
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