The Flash Gitz Yellow acrylic paint from Citadel Colour is a premium color that’s ideal for painting miniatures. Bright, vivid yellow serves as the base coat, offering excellent coverage and a matt finish. To ensure that the color is stable and long-lasting, the pigments used in the paint are carefully chosen. Any beginner’s palette should start with Flash Gitz Yellow since it offers a strong basis for layering and highlighting.
What Armies of the Imperium to paint with Flash Gitz Yellow
These armies were chosen as they are all part of the Imperium, and they all make use of yellow in their armor, machinery or guns in a way or another. Flash Gitz Yellow is a great paint for achieving a bright and consistent yellow that works well for these factions.
- The Imperial Guard: Flash Gitz Yellow is a popular choice for painting the tanks and heavy artillery used by the Imperial Guard in the Warhammer 40K universe. The bright, vibrant yellow is perfect for highlighting the armour of the Leman Russ battle tank and the artillery guns of the Basilisk.
- The Adeptus Mechanicus: The Adeptus Mechanicus are a faction of the Imperium known for their advanced machinery and technological expertise. Flash Gitz Yellow is a great choice for painting the intricate details and glowing energy fields of their soldiers, tanks and guns.
- The Imperial Fists Space Marines: The Imperial Fists are a chapter of Space Marines known for their yellow Power Armour. Flash Gitz Yellow is an obvious choice for painting the armor of this chapter, with the color being very close to the official yellow of the chapter, it makes it easy to achieve a consistent look across all your miniatures.
Flash Gitz Yellow Colour Schemes & Combinations
These colours were chosen as they are complementary, split-complementary and analogous to yellow, which makes them a good combination to work with Flash Gitz, they can be used to create highlights, shadows, and balance, providing a more dynamic and interesting color scheme.
- Rakarth Flesh: Rakarth Flesh is a bone-coloured paint that is perfect for creating highlights and shadows on the yellow armour of Flash Gitz miniatures. As a pale, neutral colour, it can be used to create a sense of depth and balance on the miniature, making the yellow appear more dynamic.
- Calgar Blue: Calgar Blue is a deep blue colour that can be used to create a striking contrast with the Flash Gitz Yellow. As a complementary colour to yellow, it can be used to create a sense of visual tension on the miniature. This colour can be used to paint the details of the miniature like eyes, lenses, or gems.
- Teclis Blue: Teclis Blue is a teal colour that can be used in combination with Flash Gitz Yellow to create a split-complementary colour scheme. This colour can be used to create a sense of movement and energy on the miniature, as well as to break the monotony of the yellow.
Additionally, these colours can also be used with metallic paints to enhance the details of the miniature.