Mossy Stone Bases

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Mossy Stone Bases

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    10 Sep 2021
  • Updated
    14 Dec 2021
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Recipe credit to RobPaintsModels


  1. Prime the base Chaos Black


  1. Basecoat Mechanicus Standard Grey
  2. Drybrush Longbeard Grey
  3. Wash Agrax Earthshade
  4. Add mossy areas with Athonian Camoshade
  5. Create accents in the green with Drakenhof Nightshade
  6. Drybrush Longbeard Grey
  7. Paint Steel Legion Drab into the cracks in the stones, thin it down a little and remove any excess from the exposed surfaces.


  1. Using a sponge add Castellan Green
  2. Repeat the above step using Straken Green
  3. Repeat again, now use Averland Sunset to create accents
  4. One last time but with Yriel Yellow
  5. Lightly drybrush sharpest edges with Praxeti White


  1. Basecoat the earth with Rhinox Hide
  2. Highlight with drybrush of Longbeard Grey
  3. Wash with Agrax Earthshade


  1. Paint Leaves 50/50 mix Yriel Yellow and Deathworld Forest
  2. Highlight with Yriel Yellow
  3. Paint leaf Stems with Doombull Brown
  4. For more variation, use slightly thinned Skrag Brown on some leaves to create an autumn look.


  1. Paint the vines with Dryad Bark
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Highlight with Gorthor Brown
  4. Final highlight with Baneblade Brown
Citadel Painting System 19
Base 7
  • Averland Sunset
  • Castellan Green
  • Deathworld Forest
  • Dryad Bark
  • Mechanicus Standard Grey
  • Rhinox Hide
  • Steel Legion Drab
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Athonian Camoshade
  • Drakenhof Nightshade
Layer 6
  • Baneblade Brown
  • Doombull Brown
  • Gorthor Brown
  • Skrag Brown
  • Straken Green
  • Yriel Yellow
Dry 2
  • Longbeard Grey
  • Praxeti White
Spray 1
  • Chaos Black
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