Here’s my guide to painting Orc skin.
I start by base coating the whole model with Charred Brown. This has no benefit for the green skin but it does make painting the Orc’s cloths/weapons easier.
I then base coat the Orc’s skin in Snot Green. Usually 2-3 watered down coats is perfect.
I then highlight the tops of the muscles with Goblin Green, making sure I leave plenty of snot green showing through.
To add depth to the model, I paint a watered down mix of Dark Green and Black into the all the recesses. Whilst the consistency of this mix is akin to a wash, don’t use it as an all over wash, instead use control to target the specific areas that need shading.
Final highlight is a mix of Dead White and Goblin green. As you can see in a few easy steps you have a nice bright orc skin with plenty of definition.
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