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Zephyr117 May 2020 1:50 p.m. PST

While painting the flesh tones on some 1/35 minis, I put on the base coat first, then a darker wash, then when I was starting to lightly drybrush the highlights, I brushed from center forehead to the side jaws/ears (like so /_\ ), and under the chin (the nose also gets highlighted.) In effect, The only part I don't try to hit is the lips, which the wash brings out.
Seems to work pretty well. :-)

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP19 May 2020 5:29 a.m. PST

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Tyler32614 Jul 2020 4:40 a.m. PST

No one see lip color at a distance…. unless Botoxed and a lot of have lip gloss….just saying. But yes I do the same. Great point.

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