Shatterpoint: Darth Vader, Jedi Hunter

This Darth Vader comes with Obi-Wan and some diorama in a duel pack at a questionably high price. But I was able to score it at a major discount, so got some friends for the other Jedi Hunters.

Dark Vader, Jedi Hunter

The major challenge for Darth Vader is that he’s wearing all black, so how do you make him look good? My attempt at an answer was to use no blacks, just grays and dark blues. I was also sure to highlight the different textures differently (the shiny armor pieces to a white, the fabric to a blue. And then some fake-OSL drybrushing to help sell the lightsaber.

I also kept the head and cloak separate from the body while painting. That let me get in behind the skirt and the underside of the cloak.

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