Eldar Farseer - Craftworld: Baharr

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Eldar Farseer - Craftworld: Baharr

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    08 Apr 2020
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    09 Apr 2020
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This is my custom Eldar Craftworld paint recipe.

Prime

  1. Airbrush prime the model using Vallejo Back Primer Black

Basecoat

  1. Airbrush a black base coat that is a 3:1 mix of Vallejo Model Color Black Black and Vallejo Game Color Black Ink Black Ink

Drybrush Basecoat

  1. Using a soft makeup brush, gently drybrush the entire model with Vallejo Scarlett Red Scarlet Red

Robes - Back

  1. Note: Apply edge highlighting to the robes before applying the blending below to the robes with the airbrush.
  2. Masking-tape over the feet or anywhere else where you may get airbrush overspray.
  3. Spray approx bottom half of robe Vallejo Scarlett Red Scarlet Red
  4. Spray smaller portion of bottom robe with Vallejo Game Color Bloody Red Bloody Red
  5. Spray bottom edge of robe with Vallejo Game Color Orange Fire Orange Fire

Spear

  1. Paint the entire staff with Vallejo Metal Color Dark Aluminum Dark Aluminum
  2. Paint the ornamental part of the staff as well as the bottom end with Citadel Retributor Armor Retributor Armour
  3. Airbrush over the main spirit stone (after painted; see recipe below) with Vallejo game Color Electric Blue Electric Blue for a glow effect.

Helmet

  1. Spray approx top half of the helmet with Vallejo Scarlett Red Scarlet Red
  2. Spray smaller portion of top of helmet with Vallejo Game Color Bloody Red Bloody Red
  3. Spray top edge of helmet with Vallejo Game Color Orange Fire Orange Fire
  4. Rune layout on the helmet is painted with Citadel Fire Dragon Bright Fire Dragon Bright where the corners and tips are touched with Citadel White Scar White Scar as necessary.
  5. Spray smallest top edge of the helmet accent with Vallejo Game Color Dead White Dead White

Spirit Stones

  1. Paint spirit stones with Citadel Sotek Green Sotek Green
  2. Highlight the spirit stones with a touch of Citadel White Scar White Scar
  3. Once a matt varnish has been applied to the entire model, apply a gloss varnish to the spirit stones.

Leather Belts & Pouches

  1. Paint with a 1:1 mix of Citadel Ushabti Bone Ushabti Bone and Vallejo Model Color Flat Brown Flat Brown
  2. Apply an edge highlight of Citadel Ushabti Bone Ushabti Bone

Edge Highlighting - General

  1. Robes, hands, shoulders are edge highlighted with Citadel Evil Sunz Scarlet Evil Sunz Scarlet > Citadel Fire Dragon Bright Fire Dragon Bright > Citadel White Scar White Scar
  2. Rune layout on the front of the robes is painted with Citadel Fire Dragon Bright Fire Dragon Bright where the corners and tips are touched with Citadel White Scar White Scar as necessary.

Base

  1. Spray entire base with Vallejo Game Color Bone White Bone White
  2. Paint rocks with Citadel Eshin Grey Eshin Grey
  3. Drybrush rocks with Citadel White Scar White Scar
  4. Apply Citadel Agrax Earthshade Agrax Earthshade to the stone ruins
  5. Paint rim of base with 3:1 mix of Vallejo Game Color Black Black and Vallejo Game Ink Black
Citadel Painting System 8
Base 1
  • Retributor Armour
Shade 1
  • Agrax Earthshade
Layer 5
  • Eshin Grey
  • Fire Dragon Bright
  • Sotek Green
  • Ushabti Bone
  • White Scar
Air 1
  • Evil Sunz Scarlet
Vallejo Game Color 8
Base 7
  • 72.001 Dead White
  • 72.008 Orange Fire
  • 72.010 Bloody Red
  • 72.012 Scarlet Red
  • 72.023 Electric Blue
  • 72.034 Bone White
  • 72.051 Black
Ink 1
  • 72.094 Black Ink
Vallejo Metal Color
Base 1
  • 77.703 Dark Aluminum
Vallejo Model Color
Base 2
  • 70.950 Black
  • 70.984 Flat Brown
Vallejo Surface Primer
Base 1
  • 70.602 Black
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