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This project is all about how I painted the figures for the song of ice and fire miniatures game by cmon. I did the kickstarter all in pledge so I have all of the mini's plus even extra I bought

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We are not a large house, but we're a proud one...

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We are not a large house, but we're a proud one...

Painting Lady Mormont

Fur

1.        Basecoat in skavenblight dinge (CP)

2.      Highlight/drybrush in mix skavenblight dinge (CP) and Dry rust (AP) (1:1 mix)

3.      Shade in agrax earthshade (CP)

4.      2nd shade in mix of 1:1 water to paint mix of step 2

5.      Drybrush in dry rust (AP)

6.      Drybrush in mix 1:1 dry rust (AP) to light rust (Ammo)

7.      Shade of mix water to mix step 6

8.      Drybrush heavy on the bottom to create a dirt effect

9.      Paint the inner side in No. 34 slate (AKRC)

Undercoat

1.        Basecoat in dark reaper (CP)

2.      Highlight in mix 1:1 dark reaper (CP) to zamesi dessert (CP)

3.      2nd highlight in mix 1:1 mix above to white

4.      Painting the trim in jungle green (AP)

Tartan

Background – Basecoat in skaveblight dinge (cp) + death guard green (CP)

1.        Basecoat in mix 1x angel green (AP) + 1x math black + 2 x Death guard green (CP)

2.      1st highlight same mix but less death guard green (CP)

 

Next step is making the squares that connect on the crosses

3.      Basecoat in 2:1 angel green (AP) + math black

4.      Highlight in 3:1 angel green (AP) + math black

 

Up next is the white lines in the green pattern

5.      Basecoat in 3:1 white to brown leather (AK)

6.      Highlight in white

Last steps: the typical red lines that finish the tartan

7.      Basecoat in 1:1 Skavenblight dinge (CP) to reddish brown mat (Aqua revell paints)

8.      Highlight in reddish brown mat (aqua revell paints)

Leather

1.        Basecoat in brown leather (AK)

2.      Highlight 3:1 brown leather (AK) to  dry rust (AP)

3.      Dotting highlight is mix of dry rust (AP)  and leather brown (AP)

Metal

1.        Basecoat 1:1 mix math black and iridescent bright silver (LIQ)

2.      Shade in nuln oil (CP)

3.      Drybrush in gunmetal (AP)

4.      Highlight mix gun metal to titanium white (AMST)

Wood

1.        Basecoat in wood base (AK)

2.      Shade in agrax earth shade (CP)

3.      Drybrush in mix dryrust (AP) to skavenblight dinge (CP)

4.      Drybrush in dry rust (AP)

5.      Highlight in mix 1 to 2 dry rust (AP) to barbarian flesh (AP)

6.      Light panel line shading in wood base (AK) mixed with water

 

Hair

1.        Basecoat in medium brown (AK)

2.      Shade in fuegan orange (CP)

3.      Highlight in medium brown (AK)

4.      Highlight in dry rust (AP)

Inside bearskin

1.        Basecoat in medium brown (AK)

2.      Shade in agrax earth shade (CP)

3.      Shade in nuln oil (CP)

4.      Highlight in medium brown (AK)

Tell Lord Tywin winter is coming for him...

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Tell Lord Tywin winter is coming for him...

Painting Robb stark

1.        Prime black and zential spray

2.      Drybrush the whole model in gun metal (AP)

Tabard

3.      Basecoat in ferrision grey (Citadel paints = CP)

4.      Shade in coelia green schade (CP)

5.      Layer in Ferrision grey (CP)

6.      Edge highlight in hoeth blue (CP)

Cape

7.      Basecoat cloak/cape in deep blue (AP)

8.      Shade cape in 2:1 mix deep blue (AP) to Carbon black ink (LIQ)

9.      Mixed with water

10.   Highlight/drybrush cape

11.     Build up highlight in 1:1 mix deep blue (AP) to ushabti bone (CP)

12.   Very small highlight of ushabti bone (CP)

Pants

13.   Basecoat pants in XV-88 (CP)

14.   Shade pants in mid brown (AP) 2 times

15.   Highlight pants in XV-88 (CP)

16.   Highlight 2 on the pants in ushabti bone (CP)

Hair

17.    Basecoat hair in rhinox hide (CP)

18.   Build up highlight with a mix of dryad bark (CP) and ushabti bone (CP)

 

Skin

19.   Basecoat skin in light flesh (AK)

20.  Shade flesh/skin in reikland flesh shade (CP)

21.   Clean up face in cadian flesh tone (CP)

22.  Highlight skin in light flesh (AK)

23.  Highlight 2 in kislev flesh (CP)

Fur

24.  Paint the fur on the cape + sack in Portland stone (AKRC)

25.  Drybrush fur in zandri dust (CP)

26.  Shade the fur in agrax earth shade (CP)

27.  Shade fur in mid brown (AP)

Metal

28.  Shade metal in nuln oil (CP)

29.  Highlight metal in shining silver (CP)

Boots

30.  Boots basecoat in doom bull brown (CP)

31.   Shade the boots in agrax earth shade (CP)

32.  Highlight boots 1:1 mix ushatbi bone to doombull brown (CP)

Leather straps

33.  Basecoat on the leather straps in XV-88 (CP)

34.  Highlight the straps in Portland stone (AKRC)

Gild of the sword

35.  Basecoat in retributor armour (cp)

36.  Shade in agrax earthshade (cp)

37.  Very light drybrush in melalic messing (aqua revell)

Trim of the clothing

38.  Basecoat trim in averland sunset (CP)

39.  Shade in casandora yellow (CP)

40. Shade 2 in fuegan orange (CP)

41.   Layer/highlight in daemonic yellow (AP)

42.  Highlight in retributory armour (CP)

Stark outriders + horses

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Stark outriders + horses

Prime the figure black

!!! Paint rider first then the horse !!!

 

Metal parts

1.         Drybrush in gun metal (Army painter = AP)

2.         Drybrush in shining silver (AP)

 

Tabard

3.         Basecoat in ferrision grey (Citadel paints = CP)

4.         Shade in coelia green schade (CP)

5.         Layer in Ferrision grey (CP)

6.         Edge highlight in hoeth blue (CP)

 

Leather parts (also parts of saddle/saddle straps)

7.         Basecoat in Leather brown (AP)

8.         Shade in agrax earth shade (CP)

9.         Highlight in desert yellow (AP)

10.       Edge highlight in karrak stone (CP)

 

Parts in wood (can also use for the beard)

11.        Basecoat in drybark (CP)

12.       Shade in agrax earth shade (CP)

13.       Drybrush in grothoor brown (CP)

14.       Edge highlight or light drybrush in bane blade brown (CP)

 

Under cloth

15.       Basecoat in khorn red (CP)

16.       Shade in red tone (AP)

17.       Highlight in dragon red (AP)

18.       Highlight in Wild rider red (CP)

 

Fur

19.       Basecoat in mournfang brown (CP)

20.       Shade in soft tone (AP)

21.       Highlight/drybrush in karak stone (CP)

22.       Drybrush in longbeard grey (CP)

 

 

Emblems and boots

23.       Basecoat in math black (AP)

24.       Edge hghlight in eshin grey (cp)

 

Cuffs and cloth on saddle

25.       Basecoat in zandri dust (cp)

26.       Shade in agrax earth shade (cp)

27.       Layer in tallarn sand (cp)

28.       Layer in Screaming skull (cp)

 

Skin tone

29.       Basecoat bugman’s glow (cp)

30.       Shade in reiklands flesh shade (cp)

31.       Layer/highlight in cadian  fleshtone (cp)

32.       Edge highlight in kislev flesh (cp)

 

Horses

 

  Pinto horse

 

Skin

1.         Basecoat white or screaming skull (cp) choose a warm or cold feel

2.         Outline the patterns with skrag brown (cp)

3.         Fill in the patterns with skrag brown (cp)

4.         Shade only the patterns with agrax earth shade (cp)

5.         Highlight the pattern with skrag brown (cp)

 

Tail and mane on white areas

1.         Basecoat in celestra grey (cp)

2.         Drybrush in ulthan grey (cp)

3.         (if basecoat skin is screaming skull) drybrush with screaming skull

 

Tail and mane on brown areas

1.         Basecoat in math black (ap)

2.         Drybrush in dawnstone grey (cp)

Notes: If screaming skull is basecoat on the skin also shade the skin in step 4.

                 Also try the white.

 

 

  Dark brown horse

 

Skin

1.         Basecoat black

2.         Layer in rhinox hide (cp)

3.         Layer/highlight in doombull brown (cp)

4.         Shade the whole model in agrax earth shade (cp)

5.         Highlight in doombull brown (cp)

 

Tail and mane

1.         Basecoat in math black (ap)

2.         Drybrush in dawnstone (cp)

3.         Shade in nuln oil (cp)

4.         Light drybrush/highlight in dawnstone (cp)

 

Notes: Step 3 on the skin can also be drybrush but the result will be less but quicker.

                  Very easy method against very good result to paint a horse.

 

 

  Light dapple horse (ash grey color scheme)

 

Skin

1.         Basecoat in white color (also tail & maine)

2.         Layer in ash grey (ap)

3.         Shade with 1:1 mix water with dawnstone (cp)

4.         Highlight in ulthan grey (cp)

5.         Stipple with 1:1 mix water with dawnstone (cp)

6.         Stipple with 1:1 mix water with ash grey (ap)

7.         Stipple with 1:1 mix water with ulthan grey (cp)

 

Tail and mane

1.         Basecoat in dawnstone (cp)

2.         Drybrush ash grey (ap)

3.         Shade in nuln oil (cp)

4.         Light drybrush/highlight in ash grey (ap)

Notes: I did the stippling overall but you also can do it only on the high places.

                 Try also other method: change ash grey to administratum grey in all steps.

 

 

 

 

  Tan/beige horse (own color scheme)

 

Skin

1.         Basecoat in white

2.         Layer in leather brown (ap)

3.         Layer/highlight in dessert yellow (ap)

4.         Shade in mid brown ink (ap)

 

Tail and mane

1.         Basecoat in zandri dust (cp)

2.         Drybrush in screaming skull (cp)

3.         Shade in agrax earth shade (cp)

4.         Light drybrush in screaming skull (cp)

 

Notes: Own color scheme with nice pattern in typical tan/beige color

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Painting details on horses

 

Hooves

1.         Basecoat in math black (ap)

2.         Drybrush in eshin grey (cp)

 

  Lips/mouth area

 

Dark skin tone

1.         Basecoat math black (ap)

2.         Drybrush eshin grey (cp)

 

Mid skin tone

1.         Basecoat in cadina flesh (cp)

2.         Shade in flesh wash (ap)

 

Light skin tone

1.         Basecoat kislev flesh (cp)

2.         Shade in flesh wash (ap)

 

Notes: Use the same shade from the skin to darker the mouth area & inside of the ears

 

 

 

 

"Our Blades Are Sharp" - Painting Dreadfort captain 

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Painting Dreadfort captain

Prime the model in black then zenital spray in grey colour

Painting clothing

1.        Basecoat the leather in burnt umber ink (FW inks)

2.      Sponge/dab burnt umber (AK) on leather parts

3.      Sponge/dab dunkelbrown (Ammo) on the leather parts

4.      Sponge/dab balor brown (CP) on the leather parts

5.      Shade the complete miniature in Agrax earthshade (CP)

6.      Drybrush the whole model in zandri dust (CP)

7.      Panel line in agrax earthshade (CP)

Skin tone + facial hair/hair

8.      Basecoat skin 2 x in mix 2:1 Bugman’s glow (CP) to Mephison red (CP)

9.      Highlight skin in bugman’s glow (CP)

10.   Highlight II in cadian flesh tone (CP)

11.     Highlight III in kislev flesh (CP)

12.   Basecoat the hair & beard in math black (AP)

13.   Shade the hair in nuln oil (CP)

Metal parts + black leather parts

14.   Basecoat metal & black leather in math black (AP)

15.   Basecoat metal in 1:1 mix iridescent bright silver (liqtex) to math black (AP)

16.   Highlight silver parts in gun metal (AP)

17.    shade silver parts in agrax earthshade (CP)

18.   Shade silver parts only weapon in nuln oil (CP)

19.   Highlight all silver in iridescent bright silver (liqtex)

20.  Highlight black leather & “black” hair in 2:1 mix rush grey (CP) & math black

21.   Highlight black leather in russ grey (cp)

 

House colours (tabard + leather)

22.  Basecoat the tabard & inside of the cape in screamer pink (CP)

23.  Shade the screamer pink in nuln oil (CP)

24.  Highlight the brown leather & outside of the cape in zandri dust (CP)

25.  Light drybrush the fur in karak stone (CP)

26.  Very light drybrush fur in longbeard grey (CP)

27.  Highlight the tabard & the outside cape in pink horror (CP)

28.  Shade the pink horror in nuln oil (CP)

29.  Highlight the tabard & inside of the cape in cadian flesh tone (CP)

30.  Shade the tabard & inside of the cape in red tone (AP)

Stark Sworn Swords

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Stark Sworn Swords

Painting stark sworn sword

 

Prime the figure black

Metal parts

1.         Drybrush in gun metal (Army painter = AP)

2.         Drybrush in shining silver (AP)

Tabard

3.         Basecoat in ferrision grey (Citadel paints = CP)

4.         Shade in coelia green schade (CP)

5.         Layer in Ferrision grey (CP)

6.         Edge highlight in hoeth blue (CP)

Leather parts

7.         Basecoat in Leather brown (AP)

8.         Shade in agrax earth shade (CP)

9.         Highlight in desert yellow (AP)

10.       Edge highlight in karrak stone (CP)

Parts in wood (can also use for the beard)

11.        Basecoat in drybark (CP)

12.       Shade in agrax earth shade (CP)

13.       Drybrush in gorthor brown (CP)

14.       Edge highlight or light drybrush in bane blade brown (CP)

 

Under cloth

15.       Basecoat in stormvermin fur (CP)

16.       Shade in nuln oil (CP)

17.       Highlight in dawnstone (CP)

Emblems and boots

18.       Basecoat in math black (AP)

19.       Edge highlight in eshin grey (cp)

Skin tone

20.       Basecoat bugman’s glow (cp)

21.       Shade in reiklands flesh shade (cp)

22.       Layer/highlight in cadian  fleshtone (cp)

23.       Edge highlight in kislev flesh (cp)

"The World Is Built By Killers... So You Better Get Used To Looking At Them."

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Painting Sandor Clegane

 

1.        Prime the model black

Metal parts (mostly armour)

2.      Paint metal parts in math black & silver ink (liqtex ink)

3.      Drybrush silver parts in gun metal (AP)

4.      Shade armour parts in agrax earthshade (CP)

5.      Shade the sword in nuln oil (cp)

6.      Drybrush silver parts in silver inkt (liqtex inkt)

7.      Panel shade in nuln oil (CP)

Skin

8.      Basecoat skin 2 x in mix 2:1 Bugman’s glow (CP) to Mephison red (CP)

9.      Highlight skin in bugman’s glow (CP)

10.   Highlight II in cadian flesh tone (CP)

11.     Highlight III in kislev flesh (CP)

Golden parts

12.   Basecoat in retributor armour (cp)

13.   Shade in agrax earthshade (cp)

14.   Very light drybrush in melalic messing (aqua revell)

Black leather

15.   Basecoat the black leather parts in math black (AP)

16.   Highlight black leather in 2:1 mix rush grey (CP) & math black (AP)

17.    Highlight the black leather in russ grey (CP)

Chaos isn't a pit, Chaos is a ladder...

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Chaos isn't a pit, Chaos is a ladder...

Petyr Baelish – Littlefinger

 

Priming

1.        Prime the model in black

Clothing (Red-brown citadel app)

2.      Basecoat in doombull brown  (citadel paints)

3.      Shade in nuln oil (citadel paint)

4.      Highlight/clean up in dragon red (army painter)

5.      Highlight in squig orange (citadel paints)

Clothing (black citadel app)

6.      Basecoat in math black (army painter)

7.      Highlight/clean up in eshin grey (citadel paints)

8.      Highlight with dawnstone (citadel paints)

Skin (medium flesh citadel app)

9.      Basecoat in bugman’s glow

10.   Shade in reikland fleshshade gloss, this for a more brighter skin tone (citadel paints)

11.     Layer in cadian fleshtone (citadel paints)

12.   Edge highlight in kislev flesh (citadel paints)

Leather

13.   Basecoat in stormvermin fur (citadel paints)

14.   Shade the whole model with nuln oil (citadel paints)

15.   Highlight the cloth parts with dawnstone (citadel paints)

Golden trims

16.   Basecoat in Balthasar gold (citadel paints)

17.    Shade in soft tone (army painter)

18.   Highlight in Liberator gold (citadel paints)

Mocking bird trinket

19.   Basecoat in gun metal (army painter)

20.  Shade in nuln oil (citadel paints)

Money bag

21.   Basecoat Kabalite green (citael paints)

22.  Shade coeliac green shade (citadel paints)

23.  Edge highlight Sybarite green (citadel paints)

Chaos? A gaping pit waiting to swallow us all...

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Chaos? A gaping pit waiting to swallow us all...

Lord Varys (The spider)

Priming

1.        Prime the model in white

Clothing (Bright red citadel app)

2.      Basecoat in Mephiston red (citadel paints)

3.      Shade in red tone (army painter)

4.      Highlight/clean up in pure red (army painter)

5.      High light in Wild rider red (citadel paints)

Clothing (Magenta citadel app)

6.      Basecoat in screamer pink (citadel paints

7.      Shade in red tone (army painter)

8.      Highlight/clean up in pink horror (citadel paints)

9.      Highlight with emperor’s children (citadel paints)

The skin

10.   Basecoat the skin in corpse pale (army painter)

11.     Drybrush the skin in kislev flesh ( citadel paints)

12.   Second drybrush in flayed one flesh (citadel paints)

13.   Shade the skin in Flesh wash (army painter)

14.   Clean up with kislev flesh ( citadel paints)

15.   Highlight in flayed one flesh (citadel paints)

16.   Second and small highlight in corpse pale (Army painter)

17.    Recess shade in flesh wash (army painter)

Ropes

18.   Basecoat in rakarth flesh (citadel paints)

19.   Shade in soft tone (army painter)

20.  Highlight in retributory armour (citadel paints)

21.   Very small highlight auric armour gold (citadel paints)

Lanister guardsmen/soldiers

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Lanister guardsmen/soldiers

Primer -> grey or white (because of the red) -> uniform grey (ap)

Red cloth, shield and other red parts

1.         Basecoat in Mephiston red (cp)

2.         Shade in Agrax earthshade (cp)

3.         Highlight/clean up in pure red (cp)

4.         Edge highlight in wildrider red (cp)

Leather parts

5.         Basecoat in dirt splatter (ap)

6.         Shade in agrax earthsahde (cp)

7.         Highlight in monster brown (ap)

Boots & gloves

8.         Basecoat in necromancer (ap)

9.         Shade in Agrax earth shade (cp)

10.       Highlight in eshin grey (cp)

Metal silver parts

11.        Basecoat in gun metal (ap)

12.       Shade in nuln oil (cp)

13.       Edge highlight in stormhost silver (cp)

Gold parts

14.       Basecoat in greedy gold (ap)

15.       Shade in agrax earth shade (cp)

16.       Edge highlight in auric armour gold (cp)

Skin tone

17.       Basecoat in corpse pale (ap)

18.       Shade in flesh wash (ap)

19.       Highlight/clean up in corpse pale (ap)

Parts in wood

20.       Basecoat in dryard bark (cp)

21.       Shade in nuln oil (cp)

22.       Drybrush in gorthor brown (cp)

23.       Highlight in baneblade brown (cp)

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