Sunday, May 29, 2016

Forbidden Stars Ultramarines!

Hey,

I finally forced myself to get the smurfs painted. They look pretty good, I'd have done this sooner had I known how well they're going to turn out.

Onto the pics, and thanks for looking.















5 comments:

  1. Could you provide the recipe for Ultramarines, please?

    And how do you basecoat the minis?
    All black or some armies get white coating?

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    1. Hey, sorry for the late reply.

      I basecoat all my minis black, with my Forbidden Stars Eldar being the only exception. I did them in white.

      Blues - Macragge Blue, Nuln Oil, drybrush Altdorf Guard Blue, finally edge highlight Teclis Blue.

      I painted the flag using the same colors but by layering instead of drybrushing and edge highlighting, to get smooth gradients.

      Golds - I am not sure about this. I think it was Hashhut Copper, followed by Agrax Earthshade, followed by a layer Gehenna's Gold on all edges and extruding surfaces.

      I just noticed that GW has a glossy version of Agrax Earthshade. That should be a better choice than the one I used, which is matte and dulled down the golds a bit too much.

      For metals, I believe I used Leadbelcher/Nuln oil/Runefang Steel.

      The bases and the rocks I used the same recipe I used for all the races. A base of Eshin Grey, a wash in Nuln Oil, and a strong drybrush in Administratum Grey.

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  2. Seen all the paintjobs! they are a masterpiece. Playing with these painted must be a joy! thanks for sharing!

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