Agony of Steel

Agony of Steel

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    09 Feb 2021
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    15 Feb 2021
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I find the metallic sprays from GW tend to be a little on the transparent side, so an initial undercoat of black helps.

  1. Prime with Chaos Black
  2. Prime over that with Leadbelcher

Silver (Armour Panels)

  1. Base with Leadbelcher
  2. Shade the recesses with Nuln Oil
  3. Highlight fine points and sharp edges with Stormhost Silver

For grenades, replace Nuln Oil with Athonian Camoshade

Bronze (Armour Trim)

  1. Base with Balthasar Gold
  2. Shade the recesses with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Highlight the edges with Fulgurite Copper
  4. Highlight fine points with Stormhost Silver

Green (Cloth)

  1. Base with Incubi Darkness
  2. Shade the recesses with Nuln Oil
  3. Highlight the edges with Kabalite Green
  4. Highlight fine points with Sybarite Green

Purple (Shoulders and Head)

  1. Base with Xereus Purple
  2. Highlight the edges with Genestealer Purple
  3. Highlight fine points with Slaanesh Grey

Red (Lenses and Tubes)

  1. Base with Mephiston Red
  2. Shade the recesses with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Highlight the edges with Evil Sunz Scarlet
  4. Finer highlight with Wild Rider Red
  5. Highlight fine points with Fire Dragon Bright

Black (Armour Ribbing)

  1. Base with Abaddon Black
  2. Highlight the edges with Eshin Grey

Bones

  1. Base with Ushabti Bone
  2. Shade the recesses with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Highlight sharp edges with Screaming Skull

Horns

  1. Base with Rakarth Flesh
  2. Layer the upper half with Skrag Brown
  3. Shade over with Agrax Earthshade
  4. Highlight the lower edges with Rakarth Flesh
  5. Finer highlight with Pallid Wych Flesh

Starred by andypearson

James

Ninth.Bright

Amateur tabletop painter of Warhammer 40k and Age of Sigmar miniatures.

Citadel Painting System 26
Base 6
  • Abaddon Black
  • Balthasar Gold
  • Incubi Darkness
  • Leadbelcher
  • Mephiston Red
  • Rakarth Flesh
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Athonian Camoshade
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 15
  • Eshin Grey
  • Evil Sunz Scarlet
  • Fire Dragon Bright
  • Fulgurite Copper
  • Genestealer Purple
  • Kabalite Green
  • Pallid Wych Flesh
  • Screaming Skull
  • Skrag Brown
  • Slaanesh Grey
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Sybarite Green
  • Ushabti Bone
  • Wild Rider Red
  • Xereus Purple
Spray 2
  • Chaos Black
  • Leadbelcher
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