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Dire Wolves Diorama (5)

Cocteau Twins ‘In The Gold Dust Rush’ 

 

It took a fair while to finish this dire wolf – much longer than I thought it would do:

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The most time-consuming part was the fur – drybrushing it didn’t work, so I ended up having to paint each strand of hair individually.

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I had hoped to have this diorama finished before Christmas, but that’s unlikely to happen. Nevermind.

 

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To elaborate on something mentioned in the previous post, I’ve purposely tried to keep this diorama as monochromatic as possible. It’s good to push yourself out of your comfort-zone, I think; and in this case, it meant moving away from exuberant colours which I tend to enjoy painting with these days, and keeping to a very restricted palette instead. I intend to make my next project colourful though.

 

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Worth a gander:

Emperor’s Children Land-Raider (LesKouzes)

Making trees out of wire (AleatorBlog)

Interview with Street-Artist Louis Masai Michel (StreetArtParis)

Overview of getting the most from the always useful wet-palette (ArcanePaintworks)

Interesting Corpse-Cart conversion (RobHawkinsHobby)

 

 

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3 responses »

  1. It looks amazing. Great job mate. The detail is brilliant and I admire your dedication with painting each strand. Why didn’t the dry brushing work well do you think?

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