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Texas Cichlid Pattern
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Posted 10 November 2011 - 12:08 AM
has anyone painted a tx cichlid pattern? aka rio grande perch.
Posted 10 November 2011 - 01:55 AM
Not the Texas Cichlid, But I did paint this one...
The Jewel Cichlid...
Posted 10 November 2011 - 12:07 PM
Great job!!!! How did it do for you? We sell a lot of those fish.
Posted 10 November 2011 - 10:11 PM
It was actually pretty easy, meticulous but easy. Painted the regular colors of the body in the hues of the fish, then used the raised scale pattern as a guide. Each dot was painted twice with a hypodermic needle. Once with a base blue then with a pearl blue.
It was just one of those patterns that I had not seen painted before and wanted to see what it would come out like...