05 November 2009

Genestealer Pics - Part 2

Comrade James' mate Jase has provided us with the details of how he painted these hideous beauties:

Undercoat: spray black

Carapace:
Regal blue with Badab black wash went over drybush regal blue
1-1 Regal Blue And Ice Blue drybrush, highlight edges with Enchanted blue, Space Wolf Blue on bare edges

Body
Basecoat mix 1-1 warlock purple and hormagaunt purple, mix 1-1 black with lithe purple watered down as wash.
1-1 Hormagaunt purple and Space WOlves grey drybrush,
1-2 mix Hormagaunt and Space Wolves grey, lighter drybush
Space Wolves grey very light drybrush

Claws : black with fortress grey

Teeth : white

4 comments:

  1. You know, 9 lines of isntructions is in no way going to ever enable to paint to this standard!!!! Will help me improve what I'm doing now though I think. Those GW washes are certainly the biz!

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  2. But that extra introductory line makes all the difference :-) I agree though, those washes are great!

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  3. To answer the question about the skulls, it depends on the level of depth you want, but its the following on the Brood Lord:
    Base Coat of black
    Heavy Dry Brush with Codex Grey
    Light Dry Brush with 1:1 Codex/Fortress Grey
    Badab Black Wash
    Light Dry Brush with Fortress Grey, careful not to go into the crevices you just filled with Badab Black, and finally 2 dry brush coats a good hour apart of Skull White.
    If you do 2 coats a bit lighter and wait for the first to dry, you get rid of the chalky look.
    Cheers for the comments :)

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  4. Thanks for that Jase! Cheers

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