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    13 Mar 2022
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    13 Mar 2022
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A test scheme for a future Drukhari project. The idea is speed!


  1. Prime in Chaos Black , then Runelord Brass
  2. Fill in the none-metal sections with Abaddon Black and 1 knee and shoulder pad.
  3. Paint the gun with a mix of Leadbelcher and Silver RLM01 Metallic . Do the same for any hooks etc.


  1. Wash the Brass areas with a thinned Guilliman Flesh (2:1 Contrast Medium ), which you pull towards the recesses.
  2. Line shade the deepest recesses with Cryptek Armourshade Gloss . I also glaze some of this away from the recess part way up the previous shade.
  3. Cover the silver metal areas on the gun with Basilicanum Grey .

Armour Highlights

  1. Glaze some of the Runelord Brass back on the panels.
  2. Edge highlight with Canoptek Alloy . I also do a small glaze of this, leaving a large amount of the Runelord Brass beneath.
  3. Dot highlight with Silver RLM01 Metallic . On vehicles, this would also be an appropriate sponge colour to stipple damage.
  4. On the black shoulder pad/knee, glaze Lupercal Green towards the tops and edges. This should be thin and build transitions from the black. This can be stippled.
  5. Edge highlight Lupercal Green , then Sons of Horus Green . Dot highlight with Gauss Blaster Green . A glaze of Terradon Turquoise and Contrast Medium ties the colours together.

Gun casing

  1. I paint the gun with a mix of Abaddon Black and Nuln Oil , then paint chips with Silver RLM01 Metallic .

Eyes, poison pipes, weapon poison etc

  1. Basecoat White Scar
  2. Apply a couple of layers of Magenta Fluorescent mixed with Lahmian Medium . Reapply a white highlight dot or strip on pipes etc, then lightly glaze with the Magenta

Cloth etc

  1. Chunky highlight of Incubi Darkness
  2. Thin highlight of Thunderhawk Blue
  3. Dot highlight of Fenrisian Grey


  1. Any bones, basecoat Grey Seer
  2. Shade with Basilicanum Grey
  3. Highlight Grey Seer
  4. Highlight White Scar

Starred by andypearson



Collector of Black Legion in 40K; Daughters of Khaine and all things Dark Aelven in AoS.

Citadel Painting System 21
Base 6
  • Abaddon Black
  • Grey Seer
  • Incubi Darkness
  • Leadbelcher
  • Lupercal Green
  • Runelord Brass
Shade 2
  • Cryptek Armourshade Gloss
  • Nuln Oil
Layer 6
  • Canoptek Alloy
  • Fenrisian Grey
  • Gauss Blaster Green
  • Sons of Horus Green
  • Thunderhawk Blue
  • White Scar
Technical 2
  • Contrast Medium
  • Lahmian Medium
Spray 2
  • Chaos Black
  • Runelord Brass
Contrast 3
  • Basilicanum Grey
  • Guilliman Flesh
  • Terradon Turquoise
Vallejo Model Air
Base 1
  • 71.063 Silver RLM01 Metallic
Vallejo Model Color 2
Base 1
  • 70.945 Magenta
Fluorescent 1
  • 70.735 Magenta Fluorescent
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