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first take on the Sailback Reptile. (2011)
Had a lot of fun with it, and was very pleased with how it turned out.
|Below I will show the WIP on this kit.|
slapped the kit together real quick with no seam work
done to it.
A real oddity for me as I usually obsess over the seams.
But I was on a deadline and needed it in time for WF2011 for the PS display.
The only glue used was on the legs. I needed to glue those together, as they kept wanting to come appart when stuck in the body.
primed it black. Hit the underside wtih some off-white.
Then painted the inside of the mouth and teeth, and attached the top of the head.
|Next I gave the sail a bit of an orange streak with a spray can, and carboard stencil.|
I drybrushed it brown. Then gave it orange highlights on
the prminent scales and sail.
This kit is a drybrushing dream!
onto the base.
I gave the big end a coat of gray primer.
Then went in and highlighted the details with a charcoal pin wash.
That is wher you take the thinned paint and just apply it exactly where you want it to flow.
After that I drybrushed areas with a darker gray to give it more depth
|On the other half of the base, I
didn't prime at all.
I just started working it with different shades of green,
letting the brown show through. Then I worked in other
Detailed the rocks, the log, and the grass.
Then it was time to tackle the water.
What to do about the water?
Then an idea hit me.
I base coated it with some pearlescent medium.
After that dried, I gave it a very thin wash of a light blue.
Then clear coated it.
I think it came out ok.