Adeptus Custodes

Adeptus Custodes

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    02 Dec 2019
  • Updated
    02 Dec 2019
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My colour scheme for an Adeptus Custodes army, combining my two passions warhammer & Lakers.

  1. Undercoat the model with Chaos Black
  2. Basecoat the model with Retributor Armour

Gold Armour

  1. Wash the model twice with Reikland Fleshshade Gloss
  2. Drybrush the model with Sigmarite
  3. Edge highlight the sharpest points of the model with Stormhost Silver

Black Undersuit

  1. Layer with Black Templar
  2. Edge highlight with Dawnstone

Weapons - Black

  1. Basecoat with Abaddon Black
  2. Edge highlight with Dawnstone

Weapons - Blades

  1. Basecoat with Leadbelcher
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil Gloss
  3. Glaze with Guilliman Blue

Plumes/Cloth

  1. Basecoat with Xereus Purple
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Drybrush the plumes with Genestealer Purple
  4. Edge Highlight the cloth with Genestealer Purple

Metal/Silver Areas

  1. Basecoat with Leadbelcher
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil Gloss

Eyes/Gems

  1. Basecoat the eyes with Ulthuan Grey
  2. Glaze the eyes with Waywatcher Green
  3. Basecoat the gems with Stormhost Silver
  4. Glaze the gems with Guilliman Blue

Basing

  1. Apply rocks to the base with superglue
  2. Apply Stirland Mud to the base
  3. Wash the base with Agrax Earthshade
  4. Apply tuffs of grass to the base
  5. Paint the rim of the base with Steel Legion Drab

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MattyP

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Citadel Painting System 18
Base 3
  • Abaddon Black
  • Leadbelcher
  • Steel Legion Drab
Contrast 1
  • Black Templar
Dry 1
  • Sigmarite
Glaze 2
  • Guilliman Blue
  • Waywatcher Green
Layer 5
  • Dawnstone
  • Genestealer Purple
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • Xereus Purple
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Nuln Oil Gloss
  • Reikland Fleshshade Gloss
Spray 2
  • Chaos Black
  • Retributor Armour
Texture 1
  • Stirland Mud
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