My first test model for the pack of 10 Dire Wolves I'm painting as part of my Vampire Counts army.
The main theme was based off of a simplified version of WarbossTae's Painting Dire Wolves video. I first basecoated the fur with Abaddon Black, the gory bits Khorne Red and the skin Rakarth Flesh. I also painted over all the bones with several thin layers of Screaming Skull.
I then drybushed the fur with Mechanicus Standard Grey and highlighted the blood and gore with Wazdakka. I also edge highlighted the skin with Ushabti Bone, however I think I would need more of this next time, as I don't think currently that it adds much to the model. I then gave it a massive coat of Agrax Earthshade, to bring all the bright colours down to a much darker tone.
The only thing I haven't done yet is the eyes, because I'm not sure what colour to do them in. Green perhaps?
I liked the scheme a lot so I've started basecoating the four of the others, as you can see in the group shot below.
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