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COLOUR RECIPES

Colour Recipes: Horus Heresy Mechanicum Zhao Arkhad

Here are some Colour Recipes for Horus Heresy Mechanicum from Gallery: Forge World Zhao Arkhad. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

BRONZE armor:

Black Undercoat,

Mix Rust (val a) 1:1 Metallic Black (val a), *

Bright Bronze (val a), * zenithal

Shining Silver (ap), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (ap), wash / *

Shining Silver (ap), l&p

Soft Tone Ink (ap), wash dedicated

… GREEN metallic:

Jade Green (val), bl

TURQUOISE clothes:

Coal Black (p3),

Strong Tone Ink (ap), wash

Coal Black (p3),

Mix Coal Black (p3) 1:1 Turquoise (val), flbr

Mix Coal Black (p3) 1:2 Turquoise (val), bl

Turquoise (val), l&p

Ice Yellow (val), bottom drbr


SKIN:

Slaanesh Grey (gw),

Flesh (val a), flbr

Pale Flesh (val), l&p

Strong Tone Ink (ap), wash

Pale Flesh (val), l&p

BONES:

Flayed One Flesh (gw),

Ivory (val), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (ap), wash

Skeleton Bone (ap), l&p

Off White (val), l&p


GREEN osl:

Duck Egg Green (val a), *

Light Livery Green (val a), *

Off White (val), l*p

Waywatcher Green (gw), bl

DESERT bases:

Desert Sand (val texture), texture

Khaki (val a), * stones

Ice Yellow (val), drbr

Tufts:
Wasteland Tuft (ap),
Steppe Tuft 12mm (Paint Forge),
Steppe Tuft 6mm (Paint Forge),

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

dl – deep lining,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Blood Bowl Thunder Valley Greenskins (Paleskins)

Here are some Colour Recipes for Blood Bowl Black Orcs team from Gallery: Thunder Valley Paleskins. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

PALE skin:

Mix: Tan (val) 1:3:3 Flesh (val a), Squid Pink (val a), *

Flesh (val a), *

Pale Flesh (val a), *

Mix: Volupus Pink (gw) 1:5 Glaze Medium (gw),

Mix: Volupus Pink (gw) 1:5:1 Glaze Medium (gw), Purple Tone Ink (ap), deep lines

Mix: Volupus Pink (gw) 1:5:1 Glaze Medium (gw), Red Tone Ink (ap), deep lines

Pale Flesh (val), l&p


METAL armour:

Warplock Bronze (gw),

Gun Metal (ap),

Shining Silver (ap), l&p

Mix Strong Tone Ink (ap) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (ap),

Shining Silver (ap), l&p

RED armour:

Red Terracotta (val), stpl

Flat Red (val), stpl

Strong Tone Ink (ap),

Orange Fire (val), stpl

Flat Red (val), bl


BROWN belts & strips:

Red Terracotta (val),

Pallid Wych Flesh (gw), flbr

Off White (val), l&p

Mix: Scorched Brown (val) 1:1:1 Dark Fleshtone (val), Medium,

Mix: Strong Tone Ink (ap) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (ap),

GREY clothes:

Panzer DK. Grey (val),

Fenrisian Grey (gw), flbr

Pallid Wych Flesh (gw), l&p

Strong Tone Ink (ap),

Off White (val), l&p


BASES:

Dark Earth (ak texture),

Karak Stone (gw), drbr

Flayed One Flesh (gw), flbr

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

dl – deep lining,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: KoW Armada Empire of Dust

Here are some Colour Recipes for Kings of War: Armada Empire of Dust from Gallery: Armada Empire of Dust. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

GREY hulls:

Panzer Dark Grey (val), *

Cold Grey (val), *

Mix: Strong Tone Ink (ap) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (ap),

Medium Sea Grey (val), drbr

Ghost Grey (val), drbr

 


BRIGHT BROWN decks:

Khaki (val), *

Flayed One Flesh (gw), flbr

Mix: Strong Tone Ink (ap) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (ap),

Flayed One Flesh (gw), l&p

WHITE sails:

Khaki (val), *

Wolf Grey (val), *

White (val), *


GOLD ornaments:

Tin Bitz (gw),

Molten Bronze (p3), flbr

Shining Metal (ap), l&p

Mix: Strong Tone Ink (ap) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (ap),

Shining Metal (ap), l&p

BLUE ornaments:

Magic Blue (val),

Electric Blue (val), flbr

Glacier Blue (val), l&p

Blue Tone Ink (ap),

Glacier Blue (val), l&p


PINK Flames:

Warlord Purple (val),

Mix: Warlord Purple (val) 2:1 Off White (val), flbr

Off White (val), l&p

Purple Tone Ink (ap), wash

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

dl – deep lining,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Infinity Haqqislam (Turqoise)

Here are some Colour Recipes for Infinity Haqqislam from Gallery: Quapu Khalqi. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

BLACK/GREY outfits & weapons:

Black Undercoat,Panzer DK Grey (Val),

Panzer DK Grey (Val a), *

Barely Grey (Val a), *

Wolf Grey (val a), flbr

Pallid Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Dark Tone Ink (AP), wash

Pale Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Off White (Val), p

TURQUOISE armor:

Coal Black (P3),

Hydra Turquoise (AP), flbrMix Hydra Turquise (AP) 5:1 Pale Wych Flesh

GW), flbr

Arcane Blue (P3), l&p

Coelia Greenshade (GW), wash

Pale Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Off White (Val), p


SKIN:

Carne Marron Tan (Val), Flow

Dwarf Skin (Val a),

Flesh (Val a), l&p

Mix Strong Tone Ink (AP) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (AP),

Flesh (Val a), l&p

Pale Flesh (Val), l&p

BROWN elements:

Black/Grey outfits base,

Mix Hull Red (Val a) + Soft Tone Ink (AP), blend

Karak Stone (GW), l&p

Flayed One Flesh (GW), l&p


GREEN osl:

Olive Green (Val),

Duck Egg Green (Val a), * / standard

Pale Wych Flesh (GW),

Light Livery Green (Val a),

MARTIAN BASES:

German Red Brown (Val),

Martian Ironcrust (GW t),

Martian Ironearth (GW t),

Orange Fire (Val), drbr

AP Mountain Tufts & Paint Forge Steppe Tufts 12mm

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

dl – deep lining,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: The Drowned Earth Artifacters

Here are some Colour Recipes for Artifacters from Gallery: The Drowned Earth Artifacters. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

GREEN OLIVE clothes:

White preshade, *

Interior Green (Val), *

Mix Interior Green (Val) 2:1 Duck Egg Green (Val),*

Mix Interior Green (Val) 1:1 Duck Egg Green (Val),*

Mix Heavy Khaki (Val), 1:1 Pale Wych Flesh (GW), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Heavy Khaki (Val), bl

Mix Heavy Khaki (Val), 1:1 Pale Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Off White (Val), p

PURPLE clothes:

Green Olive clothes base (up to Strong Tone),

Hexen Lichen (Val a), blend

Genestealer Purple (GW),  l&p

Dechala Lilac (GW), l&p

Off White (Val), p

 

CREEME clothes:

Bonewhite (Val a), 

Mix Bonewhite (Val) 1:1 Pale Wych Flesh (GW), flbr

Pale Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Strong Tone Ink (AP), 

Bonewhite (Val a), bl

Ivory (Val), l&p

Off White (Val), p

BLACK weapons:

Panzer Dark Grey (Val a),

Fenrisian Grey (GW), flbr & bl

Pallid Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Dark Tone Ink (AP)

Pallid Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Off White (Val), p

BASES:

Dark Earth (AK texture),

Karak Stone (GW), drbr

Nurgle’s Rot (GW effect),

TUFTS:

Swamp 4mm (Gamers Grass),

Tiny Dry Green 2mm (Gamers Grass),

Light Blue Flowers (Paint Forge),

Shady Green 2mm (Paint Forge),

Dark Forest 12mm (Paint Forge),

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

dl – deep lining,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Shadespire Thorns of the Briar Queen

Here are some Colour Recipes for Thorns of the Briar Queen from Gallery: Shadespire Thorns of the Briar Queen. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

GHOSTLY bodies:

Turquise (Val),*

Mix Turquise (Val) 1:4 White,*

White, bl/l&p

Lahmian Medium (GW),

Mix Coelia Greenshade (GW) 1:1 Lahmian Medium (GW), bl

White, bl/l&p

RED clothes:

Burnt Red (Val),

Flat Red (Val), flbr

Mix: Flat Red (Val) 4:1 Elf Skintone (Val),

Red RLM23 (Val), bl

Red Tone Ink (AP), dl


METAL weapons:

Warplock Bronze (GW),

Gun Metal (AP), flbr

Shining Metal (AP), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Shining Metal (AP), l&p

SKULLS:

Flayed One Flesh (GW),

Mix: Flayed One Flesh (GW) 1:1 Pale Wych Flesh (GW),

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Flayed One Flesh (GW), l&p

Off White (Val), l&p

BASES:

Panzer Dark Grey (Val a),

Fenrisian Grey (GW), flbr

Pale Wych Flesh (GW), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (AP), x2

Flayed One Flesh, l&p

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

dl – deep lining,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Adeptus Titanicus Legio Vulpa

Here are some Colour Recipes for Mid-Nor from Gallery: Adeptus Titanicus Legio Vulpa. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

METAL under-armour:

Black Undercoat,

Mix Metallic Black (Val air) 1:1 Metallic Rust (Val air),*

Gun Metal (AP), flbr

Shining Metal (AP), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Shining Metal (AP), l&p

Rust Streaks (AK Interactive), effects

PURPLE armour:

White Preshade,*

Hexen Lichen (Val air),* stenciled

Hexen Lichen (Val air),*

RED Armour:

White Preshade,*

Gory Red (Val air),*

Black Wash for Vehickles (Val),* stenciled

GOLD/BONE ornamentation:

Bonewhite (Val air), bl

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Pallid Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Off White (Val), l&p

GREEN light:

Duck Egg Green (Val air), p

Light Livery Green (Val air),*

Waywatcher Green (GW), glaze

Off White (Val), l&p

BLUE light:

Light Sea Blue (Val air),*

White,*

Guilliman Blue (GW), glaze

Off White (Val), l&p

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Warhammer 40,000 Tau Sa’Cea

Here are some Colour Recipes for Sa’Cea Tau from Gallery: Tau Sa’Cea. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

BLUE armour:

French Blue (Val), *

Ultramarine Blue (Val), *

Mix Ultramarine Blue (Val) 5:2 Light Sea Blue (Val), *

Black Wash For Dark Vehicles (Val), *

Hoeth Blue (GW), l&p

Glacier Blue (Val), l&p

GREY:

Dark Panzer Grey (Val), *

Cold Grey (Val), *

Wolf Grey (Val), l&p

Dark Tone Ink (AP), blend

ORANGE:

Macharius Solar Orange (GW),

Fire Dragon Bright (GW),

Elf Skintone (Val), l&p

GREEN OSL:

Duck Egg Green (Val), *

Light Livery Green (Val), *

Ivory (Val), l&p

SKIN:

Shadow Grey (GW),

Mix Shadow Grey (GW) 1:1 Frostbite (P3),

Mix Shadow Grey (GW) 1:2 Frostbite (P3), drbr

Frostbite (P3), Soft drbr

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Confrontation Mid-Nor

Here are some Colour Recipes for Mid-Nor from Gallery: Confrontation Mid-Nor. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

BLACK/GREY armour:

Black Undercoat,

Panzer Dark Grey (Val), *

Fenrisian Grey (GW), l&p

Pallid Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

Dark Tone Ink (AP),

Pallid Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

PURPLE skin:

Warpfiend Grey (GW),

Slaanesh Grey (GW),

Mix Purple Tone Ink (AP) 2:1:1 Strong Tone Ink (AP), Medium,

Slaanesh Grey (GW), l&p

Mix Slaanesh Grey (GW) 1:1 Pale Flesh (Val), l&p

Pale Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

FLESH skin:

(PURPLE skin base),

Dwarf Flesh (GW), fltbr

Mix Dwarf Flesh (GW) 1:1 Pale Flesh (Val), fltbr

Mix Purple Tone Ink (AP) 2:1:1 Strong Tone Ink (AP), Medium,

Pale Wych Flesh (GW), l&p

METAL armour:

See: Tutorial: Painting “Five Layers” Metal

Warplock Bronze (GW),

Gun Metal (AP), flbr

Shining Metal (AP), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Shining Metal (AP), l&p

GREEN light:

Duck Egg Green (Val), p

Light Livery Green (Val),*

Waywatcher Green (GW), glaze

Off White (Val), l&p

Light Livery Green (Val), b

BASES:

Panzer Dark Grey (Val, air), *

Cold Grey (Val, air),

Fenrisian Grey, fltbr

Wolf Grey (Val), fltbr, l&p

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Wolf Grey (Val), l&p

Earth (Val), b

Purple Tone Ink (Val), b

 

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

fltbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)

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Colour Recipes: Shadespire Stormsire’s Cursebreakers

Here are some Colour Recipes for Haqqislam from Gallery: Shadespire Stormsire’s Cursebreakers. Please take note that this is a simple colour scheme, not covering multiple overlapping layers and blends in between, that lead to the final product. It is supposed to be used as guideline not a step-by-step.

TURQUISE clothes:

Coal Black (P3), *

Turquise (Val), *

Mix Turquise (Val) 2:1 White, *

Arcane Blue (P3), l&p

METAL armour:

See: Tutorial: Painting “Five Layers” Metal

Warplock Bronze (GW),

Gun Metal (AP), flbr

Shining Metal (AP), flbr

Strong Tone Ink (AP),

Shining Metal (AP), l&p

GREEN light:

Duck Egg Green (Val),*

Light Livery Green (Val),

Waywatcher Green (GW),

Off White (Val), l&p

Grey handles:

Panzer Dark Grey (Val),

Fenrisian Grey (GW),

Dark Tone Ink (AP),

Off White (Val), l&p

BASES:

Medium Sea Grey (Val), *

Light Grey (Val)*,

Pale Grey (Val),*

Mix Strong Tone Ink (AP) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (AP),

Off White (Val), l&p

Dirt (Val), bl

Mix Strong Tone Ink (AP) 1:1 Soft Tone Ink (AP), bl

l&p – lines and points,

p – points,

bl – blend,

gl – glaze,

drbr – drybrush,

flbr – flatbrush,

lobr – loaded brush,

stpl – stippling,

*Airbrushed (with multiple layers and mixes)


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