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Ghazghkull Thraka

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    28 Feb 2022
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    16 Mar 2022
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A step by step guide to paint Ghazghkull Thraka in my custom Ork Scheme. WAAAAAAAGHHHHH!

  1. Undercoat the model with Chaos Black

Skin

  1. Basecoat the skin with Castellan Green
  2. Paint a thin layer of Castellan Green mixed with Cadian Fleshtone on the top most surfaces of the skin. Keep doing this and adding Cadian Fleshtone to the mix until you've reach pure Cadian Fleshtone and focus this on the tops of the muscles.
  3. Shade the skin all over with Athonian Camoshade make sure that the shade doesn't pool on the flat surfaces of the skin.

Head/Face

  1. Basecoat the skin with Castellan Green
  2. Paint a thin layer of Castellan Green mixed with Cadian Fleshtone on the top most surfaces of the skin. Keep doing this and adding Cadian Fleshtone to the mix until you've reach pure Cadian Fleshtone and focus this on the tips of the nose, ears etc..
  3. Shade the skin all over with Athonian Camoshade make sure that the shade doesn't pool on the flat surfaces of the skin.
  4. Basecoat the gums and tongue with Screamer Pink
  5. Basecoat the teeth with Zandri Dust
  6. Wash the teeth with Agrax Earthshade
  7. Highlight the teeth with Ushabti Bone
  8. Paint the stiches on the face/head with Zandri Dust
  9. Basecoat the eyes including the robotic eye with White Scar
  10. Apply Blood Angels Red over the White Scar

Blue Armour

  1. Basecoat the armour with Thunderhawk Blue
  2. Wash the recesses of the armour with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Tidy up the wash with Thunderhawk Blue but only if it's required
  4. Edge highlight the armour with Fenrisian Grey
  5. (Optional) Paint checks/dags with Kantor Blue

Orange Armour

  1. Basecoat area's to break up the blue with Jokaero Orange
  2. Wash the orange armour with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Layer the armour with Troll Slayer Orange
  4. Edge highlight the armour with Fire Dragon Bright
  5. (Optional) Paint checks/dags with Kantor Blue

Trousers

  1. Basecoat the trousers with Mechanicus Standard Grey
  2. Wash with Nuln Oil
  3. Layer with Mechanicus Standard Grey avoiding the recesses
  4. Edge highlight with Dawnstone

Metal/Weapons

  1. Basecoat the area's you want to be metal with Leadbelcher
  2. Break up the silver metal by painting some area's you wish to be bronze/gold with Brass Scorpion
  3. Shade the metal with Nuln Oil
  4. Apply a second was of Agrax Earthshade
  5. Drybrush the metal with Necron Compound
  6. (Optional) Apply a spot highlight of Stormhost Silver

Metal/Weapons - Klaw

Horns

  1. Basecoat with Zandri Dust
  2. Wash with Agrax Earthshade
  3. Layer with Ushabti Bone
  4. Edge highlight with Screaming Skull
  5. Apply Skeleton Horde all over the horns
  6. When the first coat of Skeleton Horde is dry apply a second coat but start half way up the horns
  7. After the second coat is dry apply a third coat of Skeleton Horde 3/4's of the way up the horns
  8. Once the third coat is dry apply the final coat of Skeleton Horde to the end of the horns
Citadel Painting System 25
Base 7
  • Castellan Green
  • Jokaero Orange
  • Kantor Blue
  • Leadbelcher
  • Mechanicus Standard Grey
  • Screamer Pink
  • Zandri Dust
Shade 3
  • Agrax Earthshade
  • Athonian Camoshade
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 11
  • Brass Scorpion
  • Cadian Fleshtone
  • Dawnstone
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Fire Dragon Bright
  • Screaming Skull
  • Stormhost Silver
  • Thunderhawk Blue
  • Troll Slayer Orange
  • Ushabti Bone
  • White Scar
Dry 1
  • Necron Compound
Spray 1
  • Chaos Black
Contrast 2
  • Blood Angels Red
  • Skeleton Horde
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