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20 December 2010

Bringing the broods to life - Carnifex Revisited!

Nick speaking,

As I painted my Zoanthropes, I couldn't help but think about my recently painted Carnifex, and how I didn't blend the Scything Talons! I originally opted to give them a basic layering of highlights so that I could get out as many painted bugs as I could. This works fine on the smaller Talons and horns, but the larger Talons were really starting to bug me (no pun intended), they just didn't live up to my expectations and I just had to start blending them.

Here is a picture of the Carnifex with the original basic layering...


I am no blending expert, but I was sure with a little extra time I could get these ok looking Talons looking a bit better! So out came the black paint to start again...







Ok, on with the next Stinger brood, Ripper Swarms...

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