Read on to discover how to accurately paint the Ultramarine symbol again and again and again.
I use Vallejo Game Colour Wolf Grey instead of white because it covers easier and isn’t as harsh as pure white. I start by painting 4 dots to outline my ‘U’.
I then join the dots to form a circle.
I fill in the circle with one coat…
… and then a second thin coat to make the colour more even and solid.
I then paint a thin bar across the top of the circle making sure it just clips the top of the circle and is no wider then the circle itself.
A thin blue line (sounds like an Ultramarine last stand) is then painted vertically.
Finally, a small blue circle is painted where the blue line ends. Make sure the blue circle is o not central. The ‘U’ looks better with a thicker bottom.
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Nice tute! Great way way to maintain symmetry- thanks for posting!
- Gary Therkildsen
I don't paint Ultramarines, but boy if this isn't one of the best breakdowns of a chapter symbol i've ever seen. Great job.
that really cool 🙂 i think ill try this out soon!
…It can be soooo simple…you just gotta figure it out. thanks for this!
I've painted these so many times myself but not this way, oh how I wish I'd thought of this!
Good job matey xx
Great tutorial, dude. I tried it put yesterday and it came out amazing. I'm one my third mini ever so, this tutorial was sooooo helpful. Thanks again
This makes me happy!
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Excellent stuff. What would really help me out would be an Imperial/Crimson Fist freehand if possible.