Saturday, November 6, 2010

Moria Goblins

Several weeks ago, I dredged up a couple of blisters of Goblin archers from the basement stash. These figures are going to do double duty...just like my other Goblins and Orcs; War of the Ring and the Middle-earth RPG I'm running.


I just finished these up this week. I tried to paint them "lighter" than usual. I was finding that my other Orc figures were a little dull on the tabletop. Even through you're essentially looking at figs in dirty leather, dark hair, pallid green skin and muted grey metal, I'd like them to pop a little more while gaming.

I have a number of partially finished projects out on the table right now...so job one for the balance of this year is finishing off old projects (famous last words).

'Til next time.

4 comments:

  1. Nice. Even for a goblin .... ;)

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  2. Nice stuff; I've never been able to get that washed out skin tone quite right; look forward to seeing these in the flesh.

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  3. Bob,
    If you want to give it a try, this Goblin skin is done with the GW Foundation greens. Orkhide as a base, then...what is the other one? Knarlock? Anyway, that is mid-shade. Then Gretchen green (the lightest of the three I think) as the highlight pass. Finally, mixed in a little bleached bone with the Gretchen green and did the final highlights.

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  4. Four layers? You are my hero.

    Alas, I'm more of wash green over white and dip guy!

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