In my last showcase post I raised the questions of what to paint next. Painting a Wave Serpent for my Dire Avengers would have made sense as it would somehow complete the unit. I’ve already painted so many Eldar vehicles for my Iybraesil collection, so I felt it would be good to add some infantry instead. Also I was craving to paint some Fire Dragons, as I had a really bright orange paint scheme in mind that I wanted to try out.
So far, I’ve basecoated the models with old Fiery Orange, the brightest and most vibrant orange I could find. Also check out the female Fire Dragon. I’ve sculpted the chest with greens stuff. Actually I wanted to make more female models (as the background for Iybraesil suggests a wealth of Banshee shrines and female warriors in general). But it turned out that it’s really hard to sculpt perfectly symmetrical boobs, so I couldn’t be bothered after the first model. But one female warrior is better than none, right?
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I think that if you try and sculpt more of a tear drop shape, instead of perfect spheres, it might help you achieve more uniformity. Plus, it would cut down on their overall size, which is to be expected on an athletic female warrior.
I hate to say it, but I always associate women warriors with Iybraesel so I think it's worth it to tackle the breast situation, as it were. I agree with the tear drop suggestion, and press molding is a great idea on kits like the guardians where you have easier access to the chest. God, this sounds dirty.
Yeah I thought about press-moulding Guardian chests as well…
The most realistic approach for females in armor is to have no difference at all. For fantasy purposes…. carry on.
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Cool. Those are bright. For bobs you could try a couple of things, press mould a pair from a banshee, sculpt the first a press mould it to make a second or finally just assume they strap them down/don't have massive racks so they aren't noticeable under armour, which tbh is the more realistic approach.