Custodes - Shadowkeepers - Stolen!

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    05 Jan 2022
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    05 Jan 2022
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Copied here so i never lose the recipe

Prime in Chaos Black


  1. Base gold areas in Retributor Armour
  2. Wash gold areas with Reikland Fleshshade
  3. Drybrush with Sigmarite
  4. Base meal areas with Leadbelcher
  5. Wash metal areas with Nuln Oil
  6. Drybrush metal and gold with Necron Compound (only lightly on the gold areas)

Black Armour

  1. Base black armour areas in Abaddon Black
  2. Wash areas with Nuln Oil
  3. Thick edge highlight with Dawnstone
  4. Pick out sharp edges with Administratum Grey

Red Armour / Cloth / Hair

  1. Base with Mephiston Red
  2. Shade Recesses of armour with Nuln Oil - add more on cloth / hair
  3. Edge Highlight with Evil Sunz Scarlet
  4. Pick out corners and sharp edges with Wild Rider Red


  1. Base with Rhinox Hide
  2. Shade with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Highlight with Gorthor Brown
  4. Pick out sharp edges / corners with Baneblade Brown


  1. Should be based with Leadbelcher , washed with Nuln Oil from previous stage
  2. Layer up with Leadbelcher , leaving recesses with the dark
  3. Add a dot of Stormhost Silver in the corners of the eyes
  4. Wash with Hexwraith Flame (might need a 2nd)


  1. Base with Incubi Darkness
  2. Blend up to Temple Guard Blue towards the edges
  3. Edge Highlight with Fenrisian Grey , add some lightning effects
  4. Use Ulthuan Grey to highlight sharp edges and where lightning arcs cross


  1. Layer with Stormhost Silver
  2. Add thin layer of Soulstone Blue
  3. Add second layer of Soulstone Blue in shaded areas (where light doesnt hit) once dried


  1. Base with Zandri Dust
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Layer with Ushabti Bone
  4. Edge Highlight with Screaming Skull


  1. Base brass in Balthasar Gold
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Base metals with Leadbelcher
  4. Base stone, ground effects with Mechanicus Standard Grey
  5. Wash metals and stone with Nuln Oil
  6. Use Typhus Corrosion on metal parts to create rust effects
  7. Drybrush Necron Compound over all metallic areas
  8. Use Nihilakh Oxide to create some additional rust verdigris
  9. Drybrush stone with Dawnstone
  10. Light Drybrush stone with Administratum Grey
Citadel Painting System 32
Base 9
  • Abaddon Black
  • Balthasar Gold
  • Incubi Darkness
  • Leadbelcher
  • Mechanicus Standard Grey
  • Mephiston Red
  • Retributor Armour
  • Rhinox Hide
  • Zandri Dust
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Nuln Oil
  • Reikland Fleshshade
Layer 12
  • Administratum Grey
  • Baneblade Brown
  • Dawnstone
  • Evil Sunz Scarlet
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Gorthor Brown
  • Screaming Skull
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Temple Guard Blue
  • Ulthuan Grey
  • Ushabti Bone
  • Wild Rider Red
Dry 3
  • Dawnstone
  • Necron Compound
  • Sigmarite
Technical 4
  • Hexwraith Flame
  • Nihilakh Oxide
  • Soulstone Blue
  • Typhus Corrosion
Spray 1
  • Chaos Black
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