Old Green Gold

Old Green Gold

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    13 Nov 2020
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    13 Nov 2020
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This gold is designed to look aged and worn, but in a different way to other methods I've shared.


  1. I start from a Corax White base, and give the areas I want gold a couple of thin layers of Retributor Armour . This coats very well, so the second layer can be really quite thin.
  2. Overbrush the model with thinned Liberator Gold . This is just like a quick glaze of the less vibrant gold, don't worry about recesses. Pull more of the Liberator Gold towards the edges of panels etc.


  1. Mix Aethermatic Blue with Contrast Medium 2:1. Use it as a wash over all of the gold, but pull it towards the recesses as you go.
  2. When dry, add a little Waywatcher Green or Warp Lightning into the Aethermatic Blue , and just add towards the recesses.
  3. Use some Drakenhof Nightshade for the deepest recesses such as eye sockets. I also line-in with it around sharp recesses.


  1. Mix Stormhost Silver and Liberator Gold 1:1 and add a bit of water so it flows nicely. I glaze this and pull towards edges with it. On sharp edges, I try and do an edge highlight with the side of the brush.
  2. Repeat the previous step until you're happy.
  3. Add a dot of Stormhost Silver on the shiniest edges and points.



Collector of Black Legion in 40K; Daughters of Khaine and all things Dark Aelven in AoS.

Citadel Painting System 9
Base 1
  • Retributor Armour
Shade 1
  • Drakenhof Nightshade
Layer 2
  • Liberator Gold
  • Stormhost Silver
Glaze 1
  • Waywatcher Green
Technical 1
  • Contrast Medium
Spray 1
  • Corax White
Contrast 2
  • Aethermatic Blue
  • Warp Lightning
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