Thousand Sons

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Thousand Sons

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    26 Mar 2021
  • Updated
    05 May 2021
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Paint Scheme used for commission

Step 1 - Metals

  1. 1) Base all the gold parts Retributor Armour
    2) Wash with Reikland Fleshshade
    3) Dry Brush Sigmarite
    4) Paint all metal parts Leadbelcher
    5) Wash with 1/1 mix of water and Drakenhof Nightshade
    6) Drybrush Necron Compound over all gold and metal parts

Step 2 - Blue Armour

  1. 1) Paint the panels in Thousand Sons Blue
    2) wash with Drakenhof Nightshade
    3) Highlight with Ahriman Blue
    4) Finer edge highlight with Baharroth Blue

Bone/Horns

  1. 1) Base all horns and bone/skulls with Zandri Dust
    2) Wash bones/skulls with Agrax Earthshade
    3) Wash all horns with Seraphim Sepia
    4) Layer bones/skull parts with Ushabti Bone use same colour to highlight the horns.
    5) Highlight everything with Screaming Skull

Skin

  1. Version 1:
    1) Base in Macragge Blue ,
    2) Wash with Drakenhof Nightshade
    3) Layer Altdorf Guard Blue
    4) With a final highlight of Hoeth Blue

White Fabric

  1. 1) Base with Celestra Grey
    2) Wash with Drakenhof Nightshade
    3) layer with Ulthuan Grey
    4) Hightlight with White Scar

Hilts

  1. 1) Paint the hilts of the weapons Screamer Pink
    2) Wash with Druchii Violet
    3) Layer Pink Horror
    4) Highlight with Emperor's Children .

Eyes

  1. 1) Layer Averland Sunset
    2) Wash edges with Nuln Oil
    3) highlight Yriel Yellow

Gems

  1. 1)base with Stormhost Silver
    2) Thick Layer of Soulstone Blue .

Base

  1. 1) Paint the entire base with Mournfang Brown ,
    2) Cover with Agrellan Earth .
    3) Once dried, drybrush Tyrant Skull
    4) Finish with a light drybrush Terminatus Stone .
    5)Add static grass for affect.
Citadel Painting System 33
Base 9
  • Averland Sunset
  • Celestra Grey
  • Leadbelcher
  • Macragge Blue
  • Mournfang Brown
  • Retributor Armour
  • Screamer Pink
  • Thousand Sons Blue
  • Zandri Dust
Shade 6
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Drakenhof Nightshade
  • Druchii Violet
  • Nuln Oil
  • Reikland Fleshshade
  • Seraphim Sepia
Layer 12
  • Ahriman Blue
  • Altdorf Guard Blue
  • Baharroth Blue
  • Emperor's Children
  • Hoeth Blue
  • Pink Horror
  • Screaming Skull
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • Ushabti Bone
  • White Scar
  • Yriel Yellow
Dry 4
  • Necron Compound
  • Sigmarite
  • Terminatus Stone
  • Tyrant Skull
Technical 1
  • Soulstone Blue
Texture 1
  • Agrellan Earth
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