Tyranids

Tyranids

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    22 Nov 2018
  • Updated
    23 Apr 2019
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Undercoat with Corax White

Carapace

  1. Basecoat with Deepkin Flesh
  2. Wash with 3:1 mix of Lahmian Medium and Drakenhof Nightshade
  3. Run Drakenhof Nightshade into the deeper recesses
  4. Carefully wash the ribbed areas on the arms and legs with Carroburg Crimson
  5. Drybrush with Deepkin Flesh
  6. Drybrush with Ionrach Skin

Armour plates

  1. Basecoat with Thousand Sons Blue
  2. Wash with Drakenhof Nightshade
  3. Layer with Thousand Sons Blue
  4. Edge highlight with Ahriman Blue
  5. Fine edge highlight with a 1:1 mix of Ionrach Skin and Ahriman Blue
  6. Highlight extreme points with 3:1 mix of Ionrach Skin and Ahriman Blue

Claws

  1. Basecoat with Abaddon Black
  2. Create a 5:1 mix of Lahmian Medium and Screamer Pink and use it to build up a gradient on the claws that ends at the tips
  3. Edge highlight with Screamer Pink
  4. Edge highlight the half of the claw towards the tip with Pink Horror
  5. Edge highlight the tips of the claws with Kislev Flesh

Eyes

  1. Basecoat with Pink Horror
  2. Add a small dot of Kislev Flesh towards the front

Teeth

  1. Basecoat with Ushabti Bone
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Highlight with Screaming Skull

Base

  1. Cover the top of the base with Armageddon Dust
  2. Wash with a slightly thinned of Agrax Earthshade
  3. Drybrush with Zandri Dust
  4. Drybrush with Tyrant Skull
  5. Paint the rim with several thin coats of Dryad Bark
  6. Add a tuft or two of grass

Andy Pearson

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Made Paint Pad. Paints T'au, Emperor's Children and whatever else distracts him.

Citadel Painting System 19
Base 6
  • Abaddon Black
  • Dryad Bark
  • Ionrach Skin
  • Screamer Pink
  • Thousand Sons Blue
  • Zandri Dust
Dry 1
  • Tyrant Skull
Layer 6
  • Ahriman Blue
  • Deepkin Flesh
  • Kislev Flesh
  • Pink Horror
  • Screaming Skull
  • Ushabti Bone
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Carroburg Crimson
  • Drakenhof Nightshade
Spray 1
  • Corax White
Technical 1
  • Lahmian Medium
Texture 1
  • Armageddon Dust
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