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Sunday, January 4, 2015

Grotesques Part 2

More work on the wraithguard grotesques. 

I decided to try to make it look like the surface of the their skin was cracked around the corrupted, tumorous areas with some P3 Moldy Ochre -- an awesome yellow-green color. The cracking looked pretty good, but was pronounced, especially next to the white I used to line the tumors. I used a little green GW green glaze to deaden the white and blend the cracking a bit better, but I also wanted to make the glow effect a bit more diffuse, so I hit the tumors with some of the GW green shade. After that was done I wasn't crazy about how much I'd muted the glow, so I went crazy wet-blending some old-school GW Snot Green. This finally brought everything together.

I thought I'd bang these guys out quickly, but the more I work on them, the more I want to work on them. They're turning into a labor of love, so expect more updates.


  1. I love the glows and subtle effects on these guys. It's always fun when a model captures your imagination, and you just want to keep returning to it!