Adeptus Custodes - Allarus Custodians

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    26 Dec 2021
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    26 Dec 2021
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My new Adeptus Custodes scheme, painted to what I consider my tabletop standard.

  1. Basecoat the model with Chaos Black

Gold Armour

  1. Basecoat with Retributor Armour
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil
  3. Layer with Retributor Armour leaving the previous wash in the recesses

Black Armour

  1. Basecoat with Abaddon Black
  2. Edge highlight with Mechanicus Standard Grey

Black Weapons

  1. Basecoat with Abaddon Black
  2. Edge highlight with Eshin Grey

Blue armour/Robes/Hair

  1. Basecoat with The Fang
  2. Layer with Russ Grey
  3. Dry brush highlight with Fenrisian Grey

Silver Weapons

  1. Basecoat with Leadbelcher
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil

Green Power blade & Gems

  1. Basecoat with Caliban Green
  2. Layer with Warpstone Glow but leave the Caliban Green in the darkest areas.
  3. Layer and edge highlight with Moot Green but leave some of the previous colours showing

Eyes

  1. Basecoat with Ulthuan Grey
  2. Glaze with Waywatcher Green

Base

  1. Apply Agrellan Badland
  2. Paint patches on the base with Burnt Umber
  3. Wash the base with Agrax Earthshade
  4. Dry brush the base with Tyrant Skull
  5. Paint the rim of the base with Steel Legion Drab
  6. Apply Verdia Veldt grass to finish of the base

Starred by andypearson

Citadel Painting System 19
Base 7
  • Abaddon Black
  • Caliban Green
  • Leadbelcher
  • Mechanicus Standard Grey
  • Retributor Armour
  • Steel Legion Drab
  • The Fang
Shade 2
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 6
  • Eshin Grey
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Moot Green
  • Russ Grey
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • Warpstone Glow
Dry 1
  • Tyrant Skull
Glaze 1
  • Waywatcher Green
Texture 1
  • Agrellan Badland
Spray 1
  • Chaos Black
Vallejo Model Color
Base 1
  • 70.941 Burnt Umber
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