Martian Basing

Martian Basing

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    09 Sep 2022
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    11 Sep 2022
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Some quick and easy red bases for your miniatures. I tried to keep the colour quite desaturated, so it doesn't draw attention from your model.

  1. Basecoat with German Red Brown .
  2. Wash with Reikland Fleshshade , if deeper recesses need more definition, shade with some thinned Agrax Earthshade .
  3. Drybrush with Tuskgor Fur .
  4. Lighter drybrush of Karak Stone .
  5. If any corners need an extra bit of "pop", add a specular highlight of Screaming Skull .
  6. I then finished off my base by stippling some Vallejo Pigments "Brown Iron Oxide" around the feet.

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Citadel Painting System 5
Shade 2
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Reikland Fleshshade
Layer 3
  • Karak Stone
  • Screaming Skull
  • Tuskgor Fur
Vallejo Model Air
Base 1
  • 71.271 German Red Brown
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