Ossiarch Bonereapers - Purple and Gold

Ossiarch Bonereapers - Purple and Gold

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    01 Feb 2021
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    01 Feb 2021
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  1. Basecoat/prime the miniature in white.
  2. Cover the mini in Skeleton Horde
  3. Paint the areas you want to be a darker bone colour Gorthor Brown . e.g. Feet and Spine
  4. Drybrush the entire model with Wraithbone


  1. Fill the sockets with Nihilakh Oxide
  2. Use Terradon Turquoise to darken the socket recesses.
  3. Use Ceramite White to dot the centre.

Black Cloth, Leather, gems

  1. Base the cloth and spear in Abaddon Black
  2. Paint the base of the cloth in Nihilakh Oxide and fade it to the black to create a transition.
  3. Highlight the cloth with a mix of Dawnstone and Nihilakh Oxide
  4. Do a final highlight with a mix of Ulthuan Grey and Nihilakh Oxide
  5. Highlight the wraps on the weapon with Administratum Grey

Purple Armour

  1. Basecoat with Naggaroth Night
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil
  3. Thick highlight with Xereus Purple
  4. Thin highlight with Dechala Lilac (make some scratches with this too if you want to add some detail)

Metal areas

  1. Basecoat the weapon blade and shield emblem in Leadbelcher
  2. Basecoat the armour trim, shield, and weapon with Retributor Armour
  3. Shade both areas with Agrax Earthshade
  4. Highlight the gold with Liberator Gold
  5. Highlight both gold and silver with Stormhost Silver (make some scratches with this if you want to add some detail)


  1. Add whatever texture is needed
  2. Basecoat with Dawnstone
  3. wash with Nuln Oil
  4. Wash smaller areas with Agrax Earthshade
  5. Drybrush with Administratum Grey
  6. Add Army Painter Steppes Grass


  1. Varnish with a satin varnish

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Citadel Painting System 19
Base 6
  • Abaddon Black
  • Ceramite White
  • Leadbelcher
  • Naggaroth Night
  • Retributor Armour
  • Wraithbone
Shade 2
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 8
  • Administratum Grey
  • Dawnstone
  • Dechala Lilac
  • Gorthor Brown
  • Liberator Gold
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • Xereus Purple
Technical 1
  • Nihilakh Oxide
Contrast 2
  • Skeleton Horde
  • Terradon Turquoise
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