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PAINTING The figure painting follows my well known method of  working from dark to light shaded up from a black  undercoat. This three or more colour painting method  uses successive tones of colour (shade, middle and  light) which are added to the model in layers, working up  from dark to light. This creates a bold three-dimensional  effect of shadows and highlights, the layers of colour  giving greater depth and subtlety to the model. For the  facial detail and for the eyes I used an Insane Detail  brush. For the rest of the model I used a Warpaints  Detail brush.  THE SAME COLOURS Even though the models are all highly individual, there  were colours that were the same on all the models,  which I have listed below in this preamble. I did most of  these colours first and all together, to try and speed up  the painting process a bit. EYES & FLESH The flesh and eyes on all this Buntai are in the same  colours. I wanted the Koryu Buntai to have a noticeably  different skin tone from Europeans so planned my  painting accordingly, the skin tone is slightly exaggerated but I think it needs to be so that it is noticeable, on such  a tiny model on the tabletop. EYES 1. Whites are AP-WP1102 - Matt White 2. The irises are pure AP-WP1124 - Oak Brown
1.AP-WP1122 - Fur Brown 1.AP-WP1122 - Fur Brown 1.AP-WP1122 - Fur Brown 2.AP-WP1127 - Tanned Flesh mixed with AP-WP1121 - Desert Yellow 3.plus AP-WP1102 - Matt White 4.plus AP-WP1102 - Matt White 5.plus a tiny bit of  (for the lips) 2.AP-WP1127 - Tanned Flesh mixed with AP-WP1121 - Desert Yellow 3.plus AP-WP1102 - Matt White 4.plus AP-WP1102 - Matt White 5.plus a tiny bit of  (for the lips) 2.AP-WP1127 - Tanned Flesh mixed with AP-WP1121 - Desert Yellow 3.plus AP-WP1102 - Matt White 4.plus AP-WP1102 - Matt White 5.plus a tiny bit of  (for the lips)