Howling Banshees

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    01 Apr 2024
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    01 Apr 2024
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Bone Armour

  1. Basecoat with Screaming Skull and White , in about a 4:1 ratio.
  2. Glaze/wash recesses with Ushabti Bone .
  3. Shade recesses with more precision, using a 1:1 mix of Ushabti Bone and Gorthor Brown .
  4. In deep recesses or areas that really need it, selectively shade with Gorthor Brown .
  5. Finish of the armour with highlights of White .

Red Hair

  1. Basecoat: Mephiston Red/Evil Sunz Scarlet
    Thin Shade: Khorne Red
    Deep Shade: Khorne Red/Black
    Highlight: Evil Sunz Scarlet
    Highlight: Wild Rider red
    Highlight: Fire Dragon Bright
    Highlight: Fire Dragon Bright/White


  1. Basecoat: Leadbelcher & Stormhost Silver 1:1
    Glaze: Coelia Greenshade & Drakenhof Nightshade
    Highlight: Stormhost Silver

Green Cloth

  1. Basecoat: Caliban Green / Warpstone glow 1:1
    Shade: Caliban Green + Black Blend Highlight: Warpstone glow
    Highlight: Warboss green
    Highlight: Nurgling green
    Highlight: Nurgling green + Screaming skull

Gold Details

  1. Basecoat - Gehennas Gold
    Wash - Reikland Fleshshade
    Deep shade - Black + Doombull Brown 1:1
    Layer - Auric Armour Gold
    Highlight: Auric Armour Gold + Runefang Steel (equal parts mix)
    Edge Highlight: Runefang Steel

Red Spirit Stones

  1. Basecoat: Khorne red
    Highlight: Evil sunz scarlet
    Highlight: Wild rider red
    Highlight: Fire dragon bright
    Highlight: Lugganath orange
    Dot Highlight:White spots

Teal Spirit Stones

  1. Basecoat: Sotek Green
    Glaze: Incubi Darkness
    Highlight Sotek Green, Sybarite Green 1:1
    Highlight: Sybarite Green
    Highlight: White Scar

Black Weapon

  1. Basecoat with Abaddon Black or another Black of your choice.
  2. Edge highlight everything with a thick line of Dark Reaper .
  3. Highlight everything again, this time with a thin line of Thunderhawk Blue . This colour is a good place to put in some scratches too.
  4. With Fenrisian Grey , selectively highlight upward facing edges, corners and prominent edges. Stick primarily to edges where the light would hit and always drag your brush towards the brightest point. If you added scratches previously, reinforce them with a smaller, thinner line underneath.
  5. Finally, edge add small highlights to the centre of the previous highlights and corners with Blue Horror . Try to make them very small, dots if at all possible.

Black Leather

  1. Basecoat: Dryad Bark & Black 1:1
    Shade: Black
    Highlight: Dryad Bark
    Highlight: Stormvermin Fur
    Highlight: Stormvermin Fur & Deepkin Flesh 1:1
    Dot Highlights: Deepkin Flesh

Rookie Brushes


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Citadel Painting System 8
Base 1
  • Abaddon Black
Layer 7
  • Blue Horror
  • Dark Reaper
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Gorthor Brown
  • Screaming Skull
  • Thunderhawk Blue
  • Ushabti Bone
Vallejo Model Color
Base 2
  • 70.950 Black
  • 70.951 White
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