The Golden Griffon paint from Citadel Colour is a shining beacon of metallic pigment, delivering an outstanding, radiant luster with each stroke of your brush. This luxurious paint is the perfect foundation for any miniature that requires a touch of regal elegance and wealth, as its acrylic-based formula effortlessly covers your models with a smooth, even finish that dries to a rich, matt sheen. Whether you’re a seasoned painter or just starting out on your miniature-painting journey, the Golden Griffon is a must-have in your palette, providing you with a versatile and beautiful golden colour that can be used as a highlight, shadow or accent to elevate your models to new heights.
What armies to paint with Golden Griffon
Golden Griffon from Citadel Colour is a rich, gold-hued paint that can add a touch of regality to a variety of Warhammer 40K armies. To determine which armies would be well-suited for Golden Griffon, several factors were taken into consideration, including the factions’ themes and colour schemes.
- Adeptus Mechanicus: The tech-priests of the Adeptus Mechanicus are often depicted with a lot of gold in their armor and machinery, making Golden Griffon an excellent choice for this army.
- Imperial Guard: The Imperial Guard, the fighting backbone of the Imperium, often use gold accents on their armor and weaponry, making Golden Griffon a suitable choice for this army.
- Space Marines: Some chapters of Space Marines, such as the Ultramarines, use gold as a symbol of their devotion to the Emperor. Golden Griffon can be used to paint these details and bring a touch of class to these soldiers of the Imperium.
Golden Griffon Colour Schemes & Combinations
The following list of Citadel Colour paints can be used in combination with Golden Griffon to create visually appealing and balanced paint schemes for your Warhammer 40K miniatures:
- Imperial Primer
When considering which colours to pair with Golden Griffon, it’s important to think about colour theory and how the hues will interact with each other. Golden Griffon is a warm, yellow-toned metallic paint, so it works well with cool, dark hues such as Flayed One Flesh and Naggaroth Night.
Additionally, using a wash such as Nuln Oil will help to enhance the metallic shine of the Golden Griffon and bring out the details in your miniature’s armor and weapons.
In short, these paints have been selected to complement the warm golden tone of Golden Griffon and create a visually striking and balanced colour palette.