Cape painting tutorial

Hello, some time ago I have show you cape of my Chosen Lord and a couple of guys asked me to write tutorial.

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So – here it is.

shortcuts:
P3 – Privater Press Fromula P3
VMC – Vallejo Model Color
RMS – Reaper Master Series

 

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1. I basecoated cape with Coal Black (P3) highlighted with Desert Sand (RMS)

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2. Paint thick line using mix of Coal Black (P3) + Black

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3. I repaint line inside highlighting it with Coal Black + Desert Sand (RMS) and leaving darker outlines

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4. Then I paint strings using Desert Sand (RMS) + a bit of Coal Black (P3), it was very light color, so Coal Blakc is only addition.

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5. Next almost pure Desert Sand (RMS)

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6. I put shadows in recess using Coal Black (P3) + Black, it was very thin glazes

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7. I add warmer shadows from Smoke (VMC)

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8. Lights added with dots and very thin lines of Morrow White (P3) and enchanced shadows with Smoke (VGC) + Black

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Cape is done, I covered it with Vallejo Satin Varnish to unify color ‘shining’ and make surface smooth.

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Here is comparison of painted and basecoated cloak. Hope you find this tutorial helpful. Don’t worry If you don’t have this colors, it work with other colors too ;) Good luck!

9 thoughts on “Cape painting tutorial

  1. Great tut. I love it. Hope some times my paintjob looks so good.
    I like your green power weapons. Can you explain the paint and worksteps ?

  2. Hi, love your tutorial. Can i know what did you use to apply the paint at the start. Is it by airbrush or hand painted?

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