Grim reaper helmet - airbrushed
Flames coming from side

Flames coming from side

flames turn to hands that hold hourglass

flames turn to hands that hold hourglass

Fitting the grim reaper

Fitting the grim reaper

I had hard time to make his face look good, it was quite small details that I did with the airbrush. I used detail paintbrush here and there.

I had hard time to make his face look good, it was quite small details that I did with the airbrush. I used detail paintbrush here and there.

Front of the helmet was "lonely" looking and the 8-ball was important to my client, so I fitted it front on the helmet.

Front of the helmet was "lonely" looking and the 8-ball was important to my client, so I fitted it front on the helmet.

Video of what the whole helmet looked like at this point.

Now, I was unhappy with the 8-ball, it looked like white disc - so I erased it and re-painted it with warmer colors.

Now, I was unhappy with the 8-ball, it looked like white disc - so I erased it and re-painted it with warmer colors.

Final version of the 8-ball. I was really happy of the outcome.

Final version of the 8-ball. I was really happy of the outcome.

Grim reaper was looking too pale, so I added flames...

Grim reaper was looking too pale, so I added flames...

... and, of course, I wasn't happy with the first flames - erase and re-paint.

... and, of course, I wasn't happy with the first flames - erase and re-paint.

Now, with clear coat on - sorry for the blurry photos...

Now, with clear coat on - sorry for the blurry photos...

Video of the helmet - the video stops for few seconds, so ignore that

Grim reaper helmet - airbrushed

I had a client that wanted airbrush painting on his helmet. I didn't count the hours I used on this, but I started before Christmas and finished it at first week of May. Why soooo long? Client said "there is no rush and no need to stress" - so I took my time and I'm clad I did.

I used to do my work really fast, within short time frame - but not anymore. I now days say that I'm not the fastest painter.

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