Before I started working on Spiteclaw’s Swarm, I painted this limited edition model for my Nighthaunt collection: Garkorr, Bladegheist Revenant, available only for the 500 Warhammer stores celebration event. He will make a nice mercenary Knight of Shrouds for my Warcry warband. Check out more pictures after the jump, plus a complete list of all the paint recipes I used.
As usual with my Nighthaunt models, I managed to break something, one of the chains. A pain to repair, I had to pin it and resculpt the chains around with green stuff to hide the damaged parts. It’s noticeable, but only if you know it. Nighthaunt models are so fragile. Apart from that, it’s a pretty nice model full of movement, and I’m happy that I was able to add it to my collection.
Here are all the paint recipes, I used a combination of zenithal highlighting and a lot of Contrast paints over a Corax White basecoat, then added some highlights. I wrote a detailed step by step tutorial for my Nighthaunts a while ago, check it out if you prefer a more visual guideline.
Primer: Corax White
Basecoat gravestones: VMC Dark Grey
Wash gravestones: Basilicanum Grey
Drybrush gravestones: Mechanicus Standard Grey
Drybrush gravestones: TAP Filthy Cape
Basecoat texture: Mechanicus Standard Grey
Drybrush texture and gravestones: Corax White
Basecoat rocks: Administratum Grey
Wash texture & rocks: Mix of TAP Dark Tone / Strong Tone Ink 1:1
Drybrush rocks: Administratum Grey
Drybrush rocks: Longbeard Grey
Trim: VMC Black
Basecoat: TAP Purple Worm (Airbrush)
Zenithal Highlights: Corax White (Airbrush)
Recess shading: TAP Purple Worm / Water / Contrast Medium 2:1:1
Recess shading: TAP Purple Tone Ink / Contrast Medium 1:1
Drybrush: Corax White
Gentle Drybrush: VMC White
Edge Highlight: VMC White
Deep purple details
2x Wash: Shyish Purple / Contrast Medium 2:1
Highlight: Genestealer Purple (if needed)
Highlight corsetts: Dechala Lilac
Highlight roses: TAP Beholder Purple
Basecoat: S75 Thrash Metal
Wash: Dark Tone Ink
Recess wash rust: Skrag Brown / Contrast Medium 1:1 (build up in several thin layers)
Basecoat: Stegadon Scale Blue
Abbreviations: OOP = old Citadel paint range (out of production), VGC = Vallejo Game Color, VMC = Vallejo Model Color, VMechaC = Vallejo Mecha Color, P3 = Privateer Press Formula P3, TAP = The Army Painter Warpaints, RMS = Reaper Master Series, GSW = Greenstuff World, S75 = Scale 75 Scale Color
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