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Some more from Udo Spreng

Posted by Bessiere on 06 Oct 2020, 15:41

Any and all superlatives apply to Udo's work. I thought I would break ranks a bit to venture some observations. There is very little pure black on these figures. Udo is a master of grays and saves the black for a few select areas that are recessed. I also don't think he uses much if any metallic paints and has mastered using NMM non-metallic metals which is incidentally a great way to introduce reflected colors from surrounding areas which gives a more homogenous look to the whole. Lastly, I don't think he uses any pre-made fleshtones but mixes them all himself. I spent a good hour perusing this thread and all his amazing work here. If any of these speculations aren't true I would be very interested to know. I can see a good deal of improvement since the first figures so there is no telling what kind of mind-blowing work he may bless us with in the future. You are a rare talent indeed Udo.
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Posted by Bluefalchion on 07 Oct 2020, 04:27

I have some figure that I started years ago and still have not finished. Does that count?
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Posted by Ray.Caruana on 11 Oct 2020, 11:08

Udo's latest piece...

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Posted by Peter on 11 Oct 2020, 12:31

Can we have a closer look of the figure.......... and the bottles of whisky! :mrgreen:

Looks fantastic again! :thumbup:
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Posted by Bill Slavin on 12 Oct 2020, 00:55

I always love seeing Highlanders painted, and especially by Udo, but agree, I’m used to marvelling at the close ups!
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Posted by Susofrick on 12 Oct 2020, 08:18

Agree with Peter and Bill. The bottles, though, look empty!
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