Painting the Rout

Painting the Vlka Fenrka

To begin with the whole model is undercoated in Chaos Black (spray).

Armour Plate:

  • Mechanicus Standard Grey (base) basecoat
  • Nuln Oil (shade) to the recesses
  • Dawnstone Grey (layer) highlights to all edges
  • Administratum Grey (layer) fine highlight too all top edges

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Brass Trim:

  • Sycorax Bronze (layer) basecoat
  • Agrax Earthshade (shade) washed over the whole surface
  • Sycorax Bronze (layer) highlight to raised details
  • Ironbreaker (layer) fine highlight too all top edges

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Fur:

  • Rhinox Hide (base) basecoat
  • Steel Legion Drab (base) highlight
  • Rakarth Flesh (base) fine highlight to top edges
  • Agrax Earthshade (shade) washed over the whole surface

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Red Armour & Diamond Gems:

  • Khorne Red (base) basecoat
  • Wazdaka Red (layer) additional basecoat
  • Evil Sunz Scarlet (layer) highlights
  • Troll Slayer Orange (layer) fine highlights
  • Bloodletter (glaze) coat to the whole surface

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Metal:

  • Leadbelcher (base) basecoat
  • Nuln Oil (shade) washed over the whole surface
  • Leadbelcher (base) highlights
  • Ironbreaker (layer) fine highlights to all top edges

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Gun casings (black):

  • Abaddon Black (base) basecoat
  • Mechanicus Standard Grey (base) highlight

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Leather/webbing/Cloth:

  • Steel Legion Drab (base) basecoat
  • Agrax Earthshade (shade) washed over the whole surface
  • Steel Legion Drab (base) highlights

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Flesh:

  • Kislev Flesh (layer) basecoat
  • Agrax Earthshade (shade) washed over the whole surface
  • Kislev Flesh (layer) highlights

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Base (stone flags):

  • Stormvermin Fur (layer) undercoat
  • Agrax Earthshade to the recesses
  • Dawnstone (layer) highlights

Base (earth):

  • Rhinox Hide (base) basecoat
  • Steel Legion Drab (base) highlight
  • Rakarth Flesh (base) fine highlight to top edges

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Design note: The philosophy behind the paint selection aims to limit the colour palette ensuring that all models have a similar feel and work together cohesively, avoiding colour clashes and bring the army together.

Until Next Winter…