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    14 Jul 2020
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    14 Jul 2020
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How I paint my Nighthaunt armies


  1. Prime the model White
  2. Wash all over with Hexwraith Flame
  3. Airbrush or Drybrush Incubi Darkness onto the main body areas. Leave the Hexwraith Flame showing towards the extremities.
  4. Recess wash with Drakenhof Nightshade
  5. Drybrush Kabalite Green towards the extremeties.
  6. Drybrush Sybarite Green on the edges.
  7. Final highlight or drybrush with Gauss Blaster Green

Flames or Robes

  1. Drybrush with Ulthuan Grey
  2. Drybrush with White Scar

Silver with Rust

  1. Base with Leadbelcher
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Drybrush with Stormhost Silver
  4. Water down Skrag Brown and wash it over the metal.
  5. Highlight over the metal once again with Stormhost Silver

Ghost "Skin"

  1. Base with Corax White
  2. Wash with Nihilakh Oxide
  3. Drybrush with Ulthuan Grey
  4. Drybrush with White Scar


  1. Base with Rhinox Hide
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil
  3. Drybrush Doombull Brown
  4. Drybrush with Baneblade Brown

Red Hood Trim

  1. Base with Khorne Red
  2. Wash with Carroburg Crimson
  3. Highlight with Wild Rider Red


  1. Base with Corax White
  2. Wash with Seraphim Sepia
  3. Highlight with Pallid Wych Flesh

There are many many ways of painting bone, this is a quick and easy version. Skeleton Horde is a fast alternative.


  1. Base with Corax White
  2. Wash with Seraphim Sepia

Bronze/Gold Trim

  1. Base with Balthasar Gold
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Drybrush Sycorax Bronze
  4. Wash with Nihilakh Oxide (Optional)
Citadel Painting System 26
Base 6
  • Balthasar Gold
  • Corax White
  • Incubi Darkness
  • Khorne Red
  • Leadbelcher
  • Rhinox Hide
Shade 5
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Carroburg Crimson
  • Drakenhof Nightshade
  • Nuln Oil
  • Seraphim Sepia
Layer 12
  • Baneblade Brown
  • Doombull Brown
  • Gauss Blaster Green
  • Kabalite Green
  • Pallid Wych Flesh
  • Skrag Brown
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Sybarite Green
  • Sycorax Bronze
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • White Scar
  • Wild Rider Red
Technical 1
  • Nihilakh Oxide
Contrast 2
  • Hexwraith Flame
  • Skeleton Horde
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