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    Question Best Autumn Colours, Help?

    So I recently acquired some Eldar (Finally starting up my Wraith army ), and I want it to be autumn inspired, oranges, dark reds and browns, but I'm horrible at deciding which shades go well together.

    So, the question. Which paints do you think I should be using? (GW or Vallejo lines preferably) Anyway, any feedback would be very helpful, thanks guys!

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    Really guys? Nothing? Wooo bumping urself fur self-esteems...

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    I've actually been giving this a lot of thought lately, here's a baic rundown in GW paints terms.
    First three tips;
    1: Unifying Undercoat: Brown is your friend
    The Warhammer Basing Kit contains a massive vat (more than enough for a full army) of brown and another of a rather fetching Ochre, these make excellent base colors for your autumnal browns and reds / oranges and yellows respectively.
    2: Citadel Base (leaving very fine brown lines on the non-browns)
    Orange - Jokaero Orange
    Yellow - 50/50 Ochre and Averland sunset
    Red - Khorne Red
    Brown - XV88
    3: Layer 1 (a full layer with small areas of base remaining)
    Orange - Troll Slayer Orange
    Yellow - 50/50 the mix above and Yriel Yellow
    Red - Wild Rider Red
    Brown - Tallarn Sand
    4: At this point we wash down with a moderate layer of Agrax Earthshade, this dulls the brighter colors and shades the model in general.
    5: Layer 2 (a strong highlight) This scheme creates dull colors btw.
    Orange - Zamesi Desert
    Yellow - Screaming Skull
    Red - Ratskin Flesh
    Brown - Karak stone
    6: Now we run a final glaze of the right colors over their bases:
    Orange - Fuegan Orange
    Yellow - Casandora Yellow
    Red - Carroburg crimson
    Brown - Agrax Earthshade again

    That should be your winner.
    Use vivid blues and greens as spot colors and base against browns (that cracking stuff is very cool).
    That's just a few thoughts though, it may need fine-tuning.
    Wolfman of the Horsepack of Derailment
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    haha awesome, I'll have to give this ago, and pick up more paints...but srsly thanks bro!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brother Daedulus View Post
    haha awesome, I'll have to give this ago, and pick up more paints...but srsly thanks bro!
    No worries chief, it's what we internet warhammer nerds are for.
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    Hmm, btw you say 'a final glaze', but you've listed shades, I assume you do mean just another shade, but do you think the glazes would work as well?

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    thinned shade (medium not water)
    Or a shade if you want a more intense color.
    Wolfman of the Horsepack of Derailment
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