Hey guys, Uruk is back! While it might be a shock to some, I am in fact still alive and even paint miniatures. Today I’m going to show you some brand new reinforcements for my growing Dark Eldar cabal – a few shizophrenic clowns, the Harlequins. Hop in!
I split the Death Masque boxed set with a friend some time ago, since I always liked the fluff of Harlequins and the deal was really good. I immediately looked through the codex and “The Heroes’ Path” formation grabbed my attention right away – it was low model count and had some fun rules to go with them. Since I already had the Death Jester, I went and found a cheap finecast Shadowseer (good cast by the way, no bubbles or anything) and guess what? I won Warhammer 40,000’s contest on facebook with my Khorne Juggernaut Lord! Without any hesitation I asked if I could have the Solitaire as my prize, and here we are.
For the paint scheme, I went with my own design again, using most of the same colors my cabal has. I added the classic Harlequin checked pattern and I really like the final result! The mix of turquoise and orange fits just perfectly and is complimented very well by white and dark copper metallics.
That’s all for today, but there’s plenty more to come! Sorry again for such a long hiatus, my day simply isn’t long enough… See you next time! Be sure to let me know what you think.
Agreed! Really fun to run next to Dark Eldar. Adds a lot of flavor. My nickname comes from my teenage years when I still played The Lord of the Rings. Try to guess the army I used 😉
Beautiful work. The blending on the solitaire is excellent and I love your color choices. The highlighting on the black feels a bit stark to me, but that's really just a style preference. Again, amazing work.
Thanks! My black likes to go the shiny leather way, hence the stark edging and light spots. Fits all Eldar really well I think.
That blending on the Shadows ever is excellent! Any tips on how you accomplished it?
You mean the purple-to-yellow fade on her cloth? I'll make a tutorial next time I paint some Harlequins. But it really is just four colors- old Warlock Purple, Fire Dragon Bright, Flash Gitz Yellow and Screaming Skull. Shaded with Druchii Violet and Reikland Fleshshade.
Awesome! Thanks! I'll keep an eye out for it. Tempted to try it myself on some tabards
Really nice. Orange and turquoise make a great combination.
These models look great. It's the color scheme I've been thinking of using for a corsair project. What paints did you use for the orange and blue/ turquoise?
Fire Dragon Bright, Reikland Fleshshade, Screaming Skull and Ceramite White for oranges. Sotek Green, Agrax Earthshade, Sybarite Green and Vallejo Light Sea Grey for turquoises. Happy painting! Hope to see those Corsairs some time soon!
Thanks for the quick reply!
Hi. I am finally getting to this and am starting on a test model. Did you mean to write 'Vallejo light sea blue' (from the model air range) rater than 'vallejo light sea green'?
Would absolutely love to see a tutorial on the shadowseer, looks outstanding, great work
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Heroes path is such a fun formation. The models are beautiful. I find that Death Jesters are a blast to paint.
Did you choose the name Uruk based off of the Sumerian city? Just curious.