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Citadel Painting Guide.


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Handy guide for painters I thought, came in the white dwarf a while back, but not always accessible if you don't have it on you.

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https://www.games-workshop.com/resources/PDF/Downloads/CitadelPaintingSystem.pdf

This is a link to a basic guide on how to use the differing types of paint.

https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Citadel-Paint-Guide

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Yeah, I'll definitely give that a spin and particularly like the real life colour matches. I've got a bunch of photos on my phone of things I've taken pictures of that I might try and recreate for various armies if I ever get around to doing them and, while I could probably eyeball them with reasonable accuracy, if this works well, why wouldn't i do it?

 

 

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Yeah, I like it so far, the only thing that I'd like them to add is a blank model that you can colour each section of and try out different colour combinations next to each other. I'm not sure if this would mean that they would have to paint a spacemarine for example with every colour scheme they list, so you could select the different sections, but It'd be a great feature.

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On 2017-09-18 at 4:04 AM, Tzaangor Management said:

Yeah, I like it so far, the only thing that I'd like them to add is a blank model that you can colour each section of and try out different colour combinations next to each other. I'm not sure if this would mean that they would have to paint a spacemarine for example with every colour scheme they list, so you could select the different sections, but It'd be a great feature.

Agreed!? That would be a great idea. Even a generic thing that you could colour by number so to speak. 

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On 18.09.2017 at 9:04 AM, Tzaangor Management said:

Yeah, I like it so far, the only thing that I'd like them to add is a blank model that you can colour each section of and try out different colour combinations next to each other. I'm not sure if this would mean that they would have to paint a spacemarine for example with every colour scheme they list, so you could select the different sections, but It'd be a great feature.

 

On 1.10.2017 at 9:45 PM, Artobans Ghost said:

Agreed!? That would be a great idea. Even a generic thing that you could colour by number so to speak. 

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The best thing there is (so far) is this:

http://www.bolterandchainsword.com/topic/273790-the-bc-painters/

Very first post on the top. And once you're done with colours, you can have a list of what Citadel paint colours (or others if the GW ones are unavailable) you need to get the effect you desire. It'll look something like this

http://www.bolterandchainsword.com/colours.php?bpe=f5941d&bpj=f5941d&bp=f5941d&bpc=f5941d&hdt=f5941d&hdm=f5941d&hdl=f5941d&ey=FF0000&er=f5941d&pi=4D0000&nk=f5941d&ch=f5941d&eg=CFA374&sk=FAD9B6&abs=f5941d&bt=f5941d&cod=f5941d&ull=08427b&lk=08427b&lll=08427b&lft=08427b&url=f5941d&rk=f5941d&lrl=f5941d&rft=f5941d&slt=F5B607&sli=08427b&srt=F5B607&sri=f5941d&ula=08427b&lel=f5941d&lla=08427b&lw=08427b&lh=08427b&ura=f5941d&rel=08427b&rla=f5941d&rw=f5941d&rh=f5941d&bg=FFFFFF&rb=05AC57&gr=F5B607&ha=08427b&

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No problem! :D As you said it's bit crude-ish, but it's the best there is so far. Also if you're looking to further make sure the colours match, there's this website (technically for designing other sites), that allows you to copy RGB number of the colour from B&C to the site and finds the ones that might go with it: http://paletton.com/#uid=1000u0kllllaFw0g0qFqFg0w0aF. And this other I've found and are using is you put RGB of a base colour and it provides you with plenty of shades for that particular colour and all: https://coolors.co/

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