Citadel Colour’s Fire Dragon Bright is a high-quality acrylic paint that is perfect for miniature painting. The base coat is a bright, fiery orange that provides excellent coverage and a matt finish. The pigments used in the paint are carefully selected to ensure that the colour is consistent and long-lasting. Fire Dragon Bright is a great foundation colour for any beginner’s palette, providing a solid base for layering and highlighting, it can be used as an alternative to Lugganath Orange or Yriel Yellow for some factions that use those colors.
What Space Marines to paint with Fire Dragon Bright
The following armies were selected because they are all Space Marines factions and use some variation of the orange color scheme for their armor and markings. For these factions, Fire Dragon Brilliant is an excellent paint to utilize because it produces a bright and uniform orange and can be used to provide highlights, shadows, and balance for a more dynamic and fascinating color scheme.
- The Salamanders Space Marines: The Salamanders are a chapter of Space Marines known for their fiery color scheme, the orange color of their armor. Fire Dragon Bright is a great choice for painting the armor of this chapter, it matches their official orange color and makes it easy to achieve a consistent look across all your miniatures.
- The Imperial Fists Space Marines: The Imperial Fists are a chapter of Space Marines known for their yellow and orange color scheme. Fire Dragon Bright can be used to paint the details of the Imperial Fists armor, such as the flames and other markings on the armor.
- The Ultramarines Space Marines: The Ultramarines are a chapter of Space Marines known for their blue and orange color scheme. Fire Dragon Bright can be used to paint the details of their armor such as the flames and other markings on the armor, but also as a base coat for their shoulder pads and chest eagles.
Fire Dragon Bright Colour Schemes & Combinations
- Khorne Red: Khorne Red is a deep, rich red color that can be used to create a split-complementary color scheme with Fire Dragon Bright. This color can be used to create a sense of movement and energy on the miniature, as well as to break the monotony of the orange.
- Rakarth Flesh: Rakarth Flesh is a pale, neutral color that can be used to create highlights and shadows on the orange armor of Fire Dragon Bright miniatures. As a bone-coloured paint, it can be used to create a sense of depth and balance on the miniature, making the orange appear more dynamic.
- Balthasar Gold: Balthasar Gold is a copper colored paint that can be used in combination with Fire Dragon Bright to create an analogous color scheme. This color can be used to create a sense of depth and balance on the miniature and can also be used to paint the details of the miniature.
These colors were chosen as they are split-complementary and analogous to orange, which makes them a good combination to work with Fire Dragon Bright. They can be used to create highlights, shadows, and balance, providing a more dynamic and interesting color scheme. Additionally, these colors can also be used with metallic paints to enhance the details of the miniature.