That’s right, I’ve been working on some terminators for my grand company. And they’re not doing too bad – nearly halfway through my terminator annihilation force in a blur of action that has not matched my previous apathetic mood.
This apathy was brought on by one particular model…
…and my inability to recess shade my vindicator 😭. Especially when Duncan makes it look so easy 😕.
However – I clearly got my mojo back XD
Quick question anyone know how to wash a smooth surface well? Would really help me finish this Deathwing shoulder pad
(also – is that about the correct colour scheme?)
Well, the train is about to pull in so I will lose my wifi
This should be fine. Have no fear it’ll be a breeze.
So step one as always will be, apply your basecoat.
So now it is green we are working in the right direction.
Next is applying the thick drybrush of Elysian Green.
No we are gaining some depth of field to him.
So onto the next layer which isn’t a heavy drybrusy, it’s a light drybrush so that you get only the highest edges.
This gives that extra depth needed. But what about the flesh? I hear you cry well.. my friend we go over it in the Rakarth Flesh like we would any detail. I would also cover areas in the skullcrusher brass.
For this model I actually decided not to wash it. I just thought that it seemed fine and didn’t need it. That being said I have another one which I may wash cus it might not look as good.
Then of course Basing with the amazing mud paint!!
But if washing is your thing pick an appropriate colour. Dark green is always a good one for Nurgle.
For those who are new to this page, it may not be updated often but when it is the content is quality.
So along with it all:
If you haven’t read my other painting guides then please go to them to find out what I use for the base coat.
(Sorry I sprayed the tank ages ago and I am not sure what it is now.)
Other than the base coat… here we go.
So the first layer I did a heavy and rough layer of Elysian Green:
To follow this up I did a drybrush layer of Ogryn Camo. This gives a bit more life to the vehicle as well as some light and dark contrast:
As always dry brushing pulls the details out and adds some texture to the creation.
the next layers on it were very simple it requires adding all the detail in with… of course my two favourite ways of adding detail. The paint colours I am using for this is the same as I always use Skull crusher Brass and Rakarth Flesh.
I then applied my favourite paint which GW have made. If you haven’t tried there basing paints… Well where have you been all this time. I personally go for Stirland Mud (I believe that is the name).
So I applied to the tracks and around the edges to give another layer of realism.
The last thing I will mention is do not wash the tank but if you feel compelled to.
Only put it in crevices as it will make your tank sparkle otherwise.
That is all
Sorry for the long wait and what I feel is a boring post.
So the title is slightly in the direction towards overdramatic I shall admit, but consider this Nurgle needs to look like they are rotting. 40K Death guard are all green. How do you get that rotting feeling?
I will try to present my attempt at a quick way to get that rotting feeling while attempting to simply explain why Nurgle will triumph
Without further waffle let’s begin.
First off there are some techniques you will need to be able to do, I am not going to make a horrible attempt to explain them as google is your friend for learning, these are:
Drybrushing – Being good at drybrushing will get you far.
Wetbrushing – I don’t know its actual name but its the technique used when painting which isn’t dry brushing so I’m calling it wetbrushing.
So the actual painting part.
—–Step 1 to that rotting feeling—–
Spray paint your models Caliban Green in a well ventilated area*
*Sooooo basically go outside for that…… trust
—–Step 2 to that rotting feeling—–
Do a heavy drybrush (STOP and listen… no wait if you don’t know what drybrushing or wetbrushing is then go google it) Rakarth Flesh (or white, white works just as well) I just prefer the flesh colour as you know flesh rots.
—–Step 3 to that rotting feeling—–
Again you need to do a heavy drybrush with Elysian Green but not quite as heavy as before.
Then a light drybrush of Ogryn Green so that it just highlights the raised areas
Sorry for the poor quality image
—–Step 4 to that rotting feeling—–
Using a colour of your choice now with the touching parts up I personally used a brass colour to create a slightly rusty effect. And the flesh to touch up the skulls and horns.