The Elysian Green paint from Citadel Colour is a highly pigmented, acrylic paint with a distinctive, bright green color. It has a matt finish and provides an excellent foundation for layering other colors, while the coverage is superb. The pigments used in this paint are perfect for miniature painting and are ideal for beginners who are looking to expand their palette. Elysian Green is a perfect paint for creating a vibrant and striking look on your miniatures.
What armies to paint with Elysian Green
The decision to list these specific armies was based on the fact that they have a consistent use of green in their aesthetic and Elysian Green is the perfect paint to achieve that look.
- Imperial Guard: Elysian Green is a great paint to use when painting Imperial Guard armies. The Imperial Guard is known for its large numbers of infantry and tanks, and using Elysian Green as a base coat will give a consistent look to all the infantry and tanks in your army. It can be used as a base coat for the infantry and tanks, giving them a striking and recognizable look.
- Adeptus Mechanicus: The Adeptus Mechanicus is a faction in the Warhammer 40K universe that makes extensive use of machinery and guns, and Elysian Green can be used as a base coat for the metallic parts of their soldiers and machinery. This paint will give a great foundation for the other colours and weathering effects you’ll use on your miniatures, giving them a more realistic and striking look.
- Space Marines: Elysian Green can be used as a base coat for the shoulder pads of Space Marine armies to create a striking and recognizable look. This paint will give a great foundation for the other colours and weathering effects you’ll use on your miniatures, giving them a more realistic and striking look.
Additionally, Elysian Green is a versatile paint that can be used as a base coat for a variety of colors, making it a good choice for painting multiple armies. Furthermore, the striking and vibrant look of the paint will add a level of realism and visual interest to the miniatures.
Elysian Green Colour Schemes & Combinations
- Genestealer Purple: Genestealer Purple is a cool purple paint that can be used to create shadows and depth on Elysian Green miniatures. The purple color is a split-complementary color to green, which will create a nice balance of colors and a dynamic look.
- White Scar: White Scar is a great paint to use for highlighting the edges and details of Elysian Green miniatures. The white color will complement the green and add a touch of realism to your miniatures.
- Runefang Steel: Runefang Steel is a metallic paint that can be used to create a sense of depth and contrast on Elysian Green miniatures. This paint can be used to create highlights on the miniatures and will give them a more three-dimensional look.
Based on the principles of color theory and complimentary colors, it was decided to include these particular paints. The purple and white are split-complementary colors to the green, which will provide a great balance of colors and a dynamic effect.
The metallic accent will give the tiny more reality. In order to give the miniatures a more three-dimensional appearance and to add depth and contrast to the Elysian Green, the purple and white can also be utilized to add shadows and highlights to the miniatures.