Hello, it’s Arkaan here. Today I’m happy to present my approach to the Necrons force from Indomitus in box art style. Doing all of these models in a limited amount of time was a bit new to me,
in terms of painting batch painting that didn’t bore me to death 🙂
After assembling all the models I primed them all at once with an airbrush using AMMO MIG One Shot black as this is my favourite primer atm. As a base colour, I airbrushed the new Runelord Brass Base paint from Citadel, the Layer version of the same name wasn’t working so well… which meant I had to pick it up quickly from the local shop 🙂
After that was done I took my chances with the first 10 Warriors and on a really productive Saturday I’ve managed to paint them all. Basecoated the head and shoulders with Leadbelcher then used Nuln Oil on the silver parts and the new Citadel Cryptek Armour Shade on the brass parts. This shade needs some attention while drying as it’s really glossy and likes to pool a lot. On top of that I used a light drybrush with Canoptek Alloy and edge highlighted all the parts with Vallejo Game Color Air Chrome.
Then I basecoated all the black parts with Abaddon Black and the green parts with Warpstone Glow. Black was highlighted with Mechanicus Standard Grey and Administratum Grey. Green was washed
with Nuln Oil and then layered with Warpstone Glow, Moot Green and Moot Green with Ushabti bone in a 50/50 ratio.
Next model was the Skorpekh Lord, a fantastic and intimidating model. Basically, I was repeating the process I developed on the Warriors. There were also the blades that were basecoated with Warpstone Glow and glazed with Abaddon Black and Moot Green. Also in some places where I wanted the
pieces to glow a bit, like the orbs on the Scarabs or on back of the shoulder pads I used Tesseract Glow. That paint is fantastic for quick and effortless little OSL effects, especially on metallic paints.
After The Skorpekh Lord I was doing the Overlord, Warden, Scarabs, Plasmancer, Skorpekh Destroyers, Plasmacyte, Cryptothralls, the awesome Canoptek Reanimator and I ended as I started with another batch of ten Necron Warriors. That was quite a bunch of models, and I’m really happy I painted them all 🙂
Thanks a lot for this opportunity to show off my work here on Tale of Painters! It would mean a great deal to me if you would follow me on Instagram or Facebook and leave a comment or reaction below if you’ve got any questions.
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