Hi all! Today I would like to show you how I basecaot a Sepulchral Guard from Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire for further painting. Here we have the assembled model straight out of the box. More after the jump…
For the first step I applied a coat of Chaos Black primer.
For the second step I used Corax White and sprayed it on the model with a steep angle from above. This is called zenithal highlighting and you can use an airbrush for it as well. You now have an idea of where light and shadows are.
Third step: another zenithal highlight, this time with Mournfang Brown spray paint.
Fourth step: a little bit of Khorne Red spray.
Fifth and final step: Another zenithal highlight, this time with Averland Sunset spray.
For all steps I used the spray cans from Games Workshop. You have to be careful when using these. Gently push the trigger once or twice and keep your distance to the model to slowly build up the effect.
Now I think I have a good starting point for painting all the details and an excellent basecoat for all the rusty weapons and armour pieces. To speed things up, you could also skip step four and five and start painting right away.
Happy painting… have you played around with zenithal highlighting as well? What are your experiences?
Do you like our tutorials and reviews? Here is what you can do to support us: Check out the websites of our sponsors, place your next orders at Wayland Games by clicking here or on the banner on the right. Thank you very much, we appreciate any help to keep us going.
Did you like this post? Here is how you can return the favour: Support Tale of Painters by ordering your next hobby purchases from our US affiliate partners by using our links: Gamenerdz, ebay, and Amazon. Or become our patron on Patreon, starting at only $1.99. Patrons receive sneak peeks, early tutorial access, and exclusive content. We are hobbyists like and you and do all of this in our spare time. Your support will help us covering our monthly costs and funding future projects, so we can bring you more and better content. Thank you very much!
Support our work
Tale of Painters is an unofficial Warhammer hobby magazine run by hobbyists like you. Help us cover our monthly expenses so we can continue to bring you fantastic FREE content every day. Here is what you can do:
Or support us on Patreon:
We appreciate any help to continue and grow Tale of Painters 🙂