TMM (True Metallic Metal) Sword

TMM (True Metallic Metal) Sword

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    06 Mar 2022
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    06 Mar 2022
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I've watched Juan Hidalgo's "How to Paint TMM Sword" video so many times, I decided to make myself a written guide for reference. I have written down the paints I use specifically and a few tweaks I like to do too.

  1. Basecoat with Vallejo Metal Color Silver (Citadel equivilent is Ironbreaker .
  2. Glaze Gryph-charger Grey from the mid point, towards the darkest point on the blade. Do a couple of passes to re-enforce darker areas if needed.
  3. If you want to darken the blade further, consider mixing some Nuln Oil into your contrast paint and glaze a smaller area with this on later passes. You could even glaze with pure Nuln Oil when needed.
  4. Glaze Stormhost Silver towards the lightest point on the flat of the blade. Repeat as needed.
  5. Edge highlight the blade with your brightest silver metal colour. I like Vallejo Metal Color Chrome . If you have a line up the centre, paint the thinnest line you can up here too.
  6. If you want to accentuate the lightest point of the blade, glaze the tip with Chrome too.

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Citadel Painting System 4
Shade 1
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 2
  • Ironbreaker
  • Stormhost Silver
Contrast 1
  • Gryph-charger Grey
Vallejo Metal Color
Base 2
  • 77.707 Chrome
  • 77.724 Silver
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