Dire Avengers


Dire Avengers

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    18 May 2023
  • Updated
    23 May 2023
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Begin with an undercoat of Grey Seer

  1. Paint the crest with Imperial Fist
  2. Drybrush the crest with Phalanx Yellow , then Flash Gitz Yellow and a final light drybrush along the edge with Dorn Yellow
  3. Optionally, paint in the red stripes with Mephiston Red , highlighting optional
  4. Paint the black stripes in with Matt Black , highlighting optional
  5. Apply two coats of Apothecary White to the faceplate; use Apothecary White to paint around bumps, dimples, cables, other details, etc.
  6. Apply thinned down Cold Grey inside the faceplate, multiple thin coats if necessary
  7. Paint the eye pieces with Khorne Red
  8. Highlight the very edges with thinned down White


Begin with an undercoat of Chaos Black

  1. Basecoat the armour with a 50:50 mix of Macragge Blue and Altdorf Guard Blue
  2. Shade around armour plates with Leviadon Blue
  3. Paint raised armour plates with Altdorf Guard Blue
  4. Edge highlight with Calgar Blue
Citadel Painting System 13
Base 3
  • Khorne Red
  • Macragge Blue
  • Mephiston Red
Layer 5
  • Altdorf Guard Blue
  • Calgar Blue
  • Dorn Yellow
  • Flash Gitz Yellow
  • Phalanx Yellow
Spray 2
  • Chaos Black
  • Grey Seer
Contrast 3
  • Apothecary White
  • Imperial Fist
  • Leviadon Blue
The Army Painter Warpaints
Acrylic 1
  • Matt Black
Vallejo Game Color
Base 1
  • 72.050 Cold Grey
Vallejo Model Color
Base 1
  • 70.951 White
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