Imperial Navy Breachers

Imperial Navy Breachers

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    04 Dec 2022
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    11 Dec 2022
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Here is how I am approaching painting the Voidsmen-at-Arms from the 'Into the Dark' Kill Team box set. I wanted to stick quite close to the box art, without stressing myself out too much.

Dark Blue Cloth

  1. Basecoat with a 1:1 mix of Abaddon Black and Stegadon Scale Green .
  2. Glaze all raised areas with Stegadon Scale Green . Pull your brush towards raised areas that you will highlight.
  3. Add a chunky highlight of Thunderhawk Blue .
  4. Now with Russ Grey , add fine edge highlights to all edges.
  5. Selectively highlight with Fenrisian Grey towards points corners and on upwards facing edges.
  6. Add a specular highlight of Blue Horror to points and curves on upwards facing edges.

White Trim

  1. Basecoat with Celestra Grey .
  2. Mix Celestra Grey and Ulthuan Grey 1:1 and glaze towards points that would hit light. On areas where you are not glazing, add a fine edge highlight with this colour.
  3. Add fine edge highlights of Ulthuan Grey to areas where you glazed in the last step.
  4. Finally, add selective edge highlight of White Scar to points and corners that are in the light.

Black Leather

  1. Basecoat with Abaddon Black .
  2. Add chunky highlights of Eshin Grey .
  3. Add fine edge highlights of Dawnstone .
  4. Selectively highlight corners and points with Administratum Grey .
  5. Add a specular highlight of Administratum Grey mixed with an equal amount of pure white (like White Scar ).

Bronze Armour

  1. Basecoat with 3 Parts Vallejo Metal Color Gold , 1 part Copper and 1 Part Duraluminum .
  2. Recess shade with Gore-grunta Fur . I thinned with 3 parts :contrast medium to make it easier to handle.
  3. If any deep recesses need extra definition, I would recommend going back with some Agrax Earthshade or a dark brown.
  4. Highlight and edge highlight with Gold and Chrome , mixed in equal quantities.
  5. Add smaller and more selective highlights with Chrome . Focus on points, prominent edges and the central points of the previous stages highlights.

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Citadel Painting System 15
Base 3
  • Abaddon Black
  • Celestra Grey
  • Stegadon Scale Green
Shade 1
  • Agrax Earthshade
Layer 8
  • Administratum Grey
  • Blue Horror
  • Dawnstone
  • Eshin Grey
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Russ Grey
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • White Scar
Dry 1
  • Thunderhawk Blue
Air 1
  • Ulthuan Grey
Contrast 1
  • Gore-grunta Fur
Vallejo Metal Color
Base 4
  • 77.702 Duraluminum
  • 77.707 Chrome
  • 77.710 Copper
  • 77.725 Gold
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