Ultramarine basics

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    19 Jul 2022
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    09 Aug 2022
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How I start my Ultramarines


  1. Base coat in Macragge Blue
  2. Coat everything again in Macragge Blue
  3. Colour in the weapon casing, black carapace, round pouches in Abaddon Black
  4. Colour in the belt, square pouches, holster in Rhinox Hide
  5. Colour in the rest of the weapon, eyelenses and some details in Leadbelcher
  6. Colour in the aquilas and shoulder trims and symbols with Retributor Armour


  1. Shade the recesses with Agrax Earthshade
  2. Shade the weapons with Nuln Oil


  1. Edge highlight the armour with Calgar Blue
  2. Highlight the highlights on the armour with Fenrisian Grey
  3. Highlight the gold bits with Liberator Gold
  4. Highlight the black bits with Eshin Grey
  5. Highlight the brown bits with Mournfang Brown


  1. Colour in the lenses with Blood Angels Red

Mathias Augustic


Recently started painting WH40k

Citadel Painting System 14
Base 6
  • Abaddon Black
  • Leadbelcher
  • Macragge Blue
  • Mournfang Brown
  • Retributor Armour
  • Rhinox Hide
Shade 2
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 4
  • Calgar Blue
  • Eshin Grey
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Liberator Gold
Spray 1
  • Macragge Blue
Contrast 1
  • Blood Angels Red
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