Commissioner Gordon

There’s been a little Batman progress over the last few days. The impending PAX deadline (end of October) has brought these guys to the front of the queue. Where better to start than a BFF for Batman?

I went for a fairly standard look for Commissioner Gordon: charcoal suit, light blue shirt, blue tie and a brown overcoat.

Gordon-01Gordon-02Gordon-03The following colours were used.

Shirt:

  • Base: Sky Blue (VMC 70.961) & Pastel Blue (VMC 70.901) & White (VMC 70.951) – 1:1:1
  • Shadow: Pastel Blue (VMC 70.901)
  • Highlight I: White (VMC 70.951)

Pants:

  • Base: Black Grey (VMC 70.862)
  • Wash: NATO Camouflages Wash (A.MIG-1008)
  • Highlight I: Luftwaffe Uniform Grey (VMC 70.816)
  • Highlight II: Sky Grey (VMC 70.989)

Coat:

  • Base: Beige Brown (VMC 79.875)
  • Wash: Tracks Wash (A.MIG-1002)
  • Highlight I: German Camouflage Medium Brown (VMC 70.826)
  • Highlight II: German Camouflage Pale Brown (VMC 70.825)
  • Highlight III: Brown Sand (VMC 70.876)

Flesh:

  • Base: Brown Sand (VMC 70.876)
  • Wash: Tracks Wash (A.MIG-1002) heavily diluted
  • Highlight: Dark Flesh (VMC 70.927)

Hair:

  • Base: German Camouflage Black Brown (VMC 70.921)
  • Highlight I: Beige Brown (VMC 70.875)
  • Highlight II: Sky Grey (VMC 70.989) – very light and patchy

Glasses:

  • Bright: White (VMC 70.951)
  • Light-Mid: Sky Grey (VMC 70.989)
  • Mid-Tone: Medium Sea Grey (VMC 70.870)
  • Dark-Mid: London Grey (VMC 70.836)
  • Dark: Black Grey (VMC 70.862)

The only thing I’d think I would change is to darken the glasses – they’re a bit like beacons at the moment. This should be too tough though – some dark pigment powder or a wash will tone it down.

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