Earth Breakers

Earth Breakers

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    11 Feb 2022
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    11 Feb 2022
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My custom Salamanders Successors. Favouring close range shooting, followed by melee.

  1. Priming: Zandri Dust followed by a zenithal Wraithbone spray
  2. The main armour colour is Gryph-hound Orange , with the helmets for non-characters and unit sergeants being done in Iyanden Yellow along with any panels that will have hazard stripes.
  3. The trim is basecoated Retributor Armour , with the metal being based with Leadbelcher
  4. Bolter casings are now added with Black Templar , and the undersuit is Basilicanum Grey Skin is Guilliman Flesh , hair colours vary.
  5. Cloth is Skeleton Horde , leather is Snakebite Leather , and any purity seals are Volupus Pink
  6. Hazard Stripes are now painted with Abaddon Black and cleaned with Yriel Yellow
  7. Weapons and other metal parts are given a wash of Nuln Oil for definition, and the gold is given a wash of Agrax Earthshade for the same.
  8. Weathering is then performed with a mix of Lahmian Medium , Typhus Corrosion and Nuln Oil Gloss applied heavily, then removed with a paper towel and cotton bud.
  9. Highlights are then added with Ryza Rust and Flash Gitz Yellow : to the armour where needed, and the eye lenses are painted in with Warp Lightning
  10. Glow areas are basecoated with White Scar , and then the plasma is Tesseract Glow , volkites are Aethermatic Blue and the hammers are Casandora Yellow and some Fuegan Orange
  11. Basing is Martian Ironearth

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 28
Base 3
  • Abaddon Black
  • Leadbelcher
  • Retributor Armour
Shade 5
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Casandora Yellow
  • Fuegan Orange
  • Nuln Oil
  • Nuln Oil Gloss
Layer 3
  • Flash Gitz Yellow
  • White Scar
  • Yriel Yellow
Dry 1
  • Ryza Rust
Technical 3
  • Lahmian Medium
  • Tesseract Glow
  • Typhus Corrosion
Texture 1
  • Martian Ironearth
Spray 2
  • Wraithbone
  • Zandri Dust
Contrast 10
  • Aethermatic Blue
  • Basilicanum Grey
  • Black Templar
  • Gryph-hound Orange
  • Guilliman Flesh
  • Iyanden Yellow
  • Skeleton Horde
  • Snakebite Leather
  • Volupus Pink
  • Warp Lightning
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