This article is from the Miniatures Painting FAQ, by Brenda Klein email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Get in the light and give your miniature a good look-over.
Usually a dot of paint or careful drybrushing will bring out the
final details. Certain specialized questions have been asked, the
answers to which are given below:
% Does anyone have a decent method for painting torches?
This answer came from D.R. Splatt (firstname.lastname@example.org):
"The best I've personally seen was to paint the flames red at the
base, orange for highlights, yellow for the bulk of the flame and
a light drybrush of white (or black for a smoky flame). Try to
get the flames predominately yellow, eg:
| <--------- White | | | | <--------- Yellow | ."| | | | |<-|--------- Orange \"(o)"/ !------------- Red