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ikik

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Then you mix a little bit of hawk turquoise in your black and you thin it a lot and put it on there

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Make a 1:1 mix of black and Hawk Turquoise and paint a lightning pattern on there and do the edges paint thick lines:

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mix a 1:1 mix of snot green and Hawk Turquoise and paint it inside the previous lines and on the edges:

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Than do a 1:1 mix of the previous mix and Skull white same as above:

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Then you paint pure skull white, thin it else it won't look smooth enough and paint little dots and the connection points of the lines:

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sorry for the quality of the pictures and the kinda vague discription this is my first tutorial.

Edited by ikik, 23 March 2010 - 10:11 AM.

making the possible totally impossilble

IkIk;s tutorials:
How to paint lightning effects
now working on Red and NMM tutorial.

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Meatman

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Looks pretty good to me, might do this on my librarian's force weapon :rolleyes:
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Glad you like it, I've improved the turorial a bit, so it is somewhat clearer
making the possible totally impossilble

IkIk;s tutorials:
How to paint lightning effects
now working on Red and NMM tutorial.

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Stretchnutz

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Nice tut, think i'll use this on my astorath :)

Anychance you could post a "zoomed out" pic to see what it'd look like on the tabletop?

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ikik

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Nice tut, think i'll use this on my astorath :lol:

Anychance you could post a "zoomed out" pic to see what it'd look like on the tabletop?

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something like this or bigger?
making the possible totally impossilble

IkIk;s tutorials:
How to paint lightning effects
now working on Red and NMM tutorial.

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That does look good, energised glow fx and pops with the highlight. Nice little tutorial.