Alaitoc Eldar Armour

Alaitoc Eldar Armour

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    11 Dec 2020
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    15 Dec 2020
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  • Aeldari
  • Eldar
  • Warhammer 40,000

How I painted my Craftworld Aeldari Alaitoc Guardian.

  1. Basecoat the blue armour parts with Kantor Blue .
  2. Wash of Nuln Oil and Lahmian Medium , mixed 1:1.
  3. Paint all of the raised areas again in Kantor Blue .
  4. Chunky edge highlight of Alaitoc Blue .
  5. Fine edge highlight of Hoeth Blue .
  6. Selectivly highlight the most prominant edges with Fenrisian Grey .
  7. Add dots of Blue Horror to the center of the previous highlighted areas and corners.
  8. Basecoat helmet and relevant areas with Averland Sunset .
  9. Go over yellow areas with Iyanden Yellow and Contrast Medium mixed 1:2.
  10. Bring the raised and exposed parts of the yellow back to the base colour by painting/glazing Averland Sunset over them again. This may take a couple of passes.
  11. Chunky edge highlight of Averland Sunset and Screaming Skull mixed 2:1.
  12. Fine edge highlight of Averland Sunset and Screaming Skull mixed 1:1.
  13. Selective highlight of pure Screaming Skull . I would advise sticking to corners and the most prominent areas only.
  14. Dot highlight of Screaming Skull mixed with a little pure white, like Dead White .
  15. If at any point you are dissatisfied with the vibrancy of the colours, I would recommend adding a little yellow ink (like Vallejo Game Ink Yellow ) into your paint. You can then glaze over the affected area and start building up colours again.

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Citadel Painting System 11
Base 2
  • Averland Sunset
  • Kantor Blue
Shade 1
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 5
  • Alaitoc Blue
  • Blue Horror
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Hoeth Blue
  • Screaming Skull
Technical 2
  • Contrast Medium
  • Lahmian Medium
Contrast 1
  • Iyanden Yellow
Vallejo Game Color 2
Base 1
  • 72.001 Dead White
Ink 1
  • 72.085 Yellow
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