Death Knight Custodes

Death Knight Custodes

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    11 Feb 2022
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    11 Feb 2022
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These are my Custodes, painted to resemble Death Knights from World of Warcraft

  1. Priming: Matt Black Undercoat
  2. Blue Armour:
    Heavy Drybrush of Night Lords Blue , then lighter passes with The Fang and Fenrisian Grey
  3. Trim and Metal: Castellax Bronze , wash with Nuln Oil then highlight with Sycorax Bronze . Metal is Leadbelcher washed with Nuln Oil and highlighted with Runefang Steel
  4. Leather: Rhinox Hide , wash with Agrax Earthshade . Layer Dryad Bark then highlight/light drybrush with Baneblade Brown
  5. Cloth: Corvus Black , layered with Eshin Grey and then Dawnstone
  6. Flesh: Rakarth Flesh with a Druchii Violet wash and a highlight of Rakarth Flesh
  7. Bone and Hair: Pallid Wych Flesh followed by Skeleton Horde for the bone, and Space Wolves Grey for the hair.
  8. Blades and Gems: White Scar base, followed by Aethermatic Blue
    Pick out eyes and gems with Baharroth Blue and drybrush ice/highlight gems with White Scar
  9. Basing: Abaddon Black rims, with Stirland Mud over the whole base. Then add Valhallan Blizzard up to taste, making sure to catch the feet.

Sean L


This is more a guide I can keep referring back to more than a thing I expect anyone else to actually use :P

Citadel Painting System 26
Base 7
  • Abaddon Black
  • Corvus Black
  • Dryad Bark
  • Night Lords Blue
  • Rakarth Flesh
  • Rhinox Hide
  • The Fang
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Druchii Violet
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 10
  • Baharroth Blue
  • Baneblade Brown
  • Castellax Bronze
  • Dawnstone
  • Eshin Grey
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Pallid Wych Flesh
  • Runefang Steel
  • Sycorax Bronze
  • White Scar
Texture 2
  • Stirland Mud
  • Valhallan Blizzard
Air 1
  • Leadbelcher
Contrast 3
  • Aethermatic Blue
  • Skeleton Horde
  • Space Wolves Grey
The Army Painter Warpaints
Spray 1
  • Matt Black Undercoat
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