A twisted artist who goes by the name of Splurrt creates these bizarre, grotesque characters that instill warm fuzzy feeling in my rotten little heart. So when my buddy Nar asked me to paint one of his vinyl pieces I replied, “Yes please!” and then farted.
I started out by Priming him in gray and then a second light prime over that. This is to help create a sense of “lighting” for the miniature and make it easier for me to see the details (because my eyes are getting old).
I then laid out some Base-coat colors to help me plan out my color scheme.
Here’s the final version. I tried to take pictures as I worked on it but I kept forgetting to (guess I was deep in the zone). So instead here’s a quick breakdown of the colors I used:
Rotten Skin: Citadel’s Camo Green up to Rotting Flesh with a Devlan Mudd Wash
Raw Skin: 50/50 mix of Citadel’s Rotting Flesh/Scab red up to Rotting Flesh with a bit of Devlan Mudd Wash
Blue skin: P3’s Trollblood Base up to Trollblood Highlight. On the knees and belly I highlighted up to Midland Flesh
Metals: Citadel’s Botlgun Metal with a wash of P3’s Bloodtracker Brown and then Citadel’s Devlan Mudd.
Teeth and stitches: Base-coat of Citadel’s Snakebite Leather up to Bleached Bone and a little bit of Devlan Mudd Wash.
As you can see I use a lot of the same highlight color (Rotting Flesh) and shade (Devlan Mudd). This helps to create harmony in the color scheme and tie things together visually. It also helps keep my paint table less cluttered. Less clutter means less work, which leads to faster painting…in theory. 😉