Gorthor Brown is a base coat paint from Citadel Colour’s range of miniature painting colors. This acrylic paint has a matt finish and is formulated with high-quality pigments to provide excellent coverage. Its rich and warm foundation color makes it a perfect choice for beginners looking to start their miniature painting journey. It is versatile and can be used as a base for a wide range of colors on your palette. This paint is great for achieving a realistic and natural look on your miniatures.
What armies to paint with Gorthor Brown
- Astra Militarum: Gorthor Brown is a great color to use as a base coat for the infantry and machinery of the Astra Militarum army in the Warhammer 40K universe. The rich, warm brown color provides an excellent foundation for the metallic and camo colors that are commonly used to paint this faction’s armor and guns.
- Orks: Gorthor Brown is a great choice for the armor and machinery of the Orks army in the Warhammer 40K universe. The color can be used to create a rustic and dirty look, fitting for the Orks’ rugged and battle-worn appearance.
- Chaos Space Marines: Gorthor Brown is a great base coat for the armor of the Chaos Space Marines in the Warhammer 40K universe. The dark brown color can be used to create a weathered and battle-worn look, fitting for the chaos-corrupted soldiers. This paint is versatile and can be used to create different effects on the different units of the army, like tanks, infantry and artillery.
These specific armies were chosen because they all have a lot of machinery and armor to paint, and Gorthor Brown can be used as a base coat to create a realistic and battle-worn look on all of them. Additionally, Gorthor brown can be used on the different units of the armies to create different effects fitting the lore of the armies.
Gorthor Brown Colour Schemes & Combinations
- Stormhost Silver: This silver paint from Citadel Colour is a great choice to use as a highlight color on Gorthor Brown. The metallic finish of Stormhost Silver provides a nice contrast with the matte finish of Gorthor Brown, creating a balanced and dynamic color combo.
- Pink Horror: This pink paint from Citadel Colour is a great choice when looking for a split-complementary color to use with Gorthor Brown. Pink Horror can be used to add a pop of color to the shadows and recesses of Gorthor Brown, creating a nice contrast.
- Ironbreaker: This purple paint from Citadel Colour is another great complementary color to use with Gorthor Brown. Ironbreaker’s dark and muted hue can be used to create depth and shadows on Gorthor Brown, creating a rich and dynamic color combo.
Due of their complementary and split-complementary interaction with Gorthor Brown, these particular paints were chosen. The idea is that by using Gorthor Brown as a foundation coat, various paint colors may be used to provide depth and contrast, making Gorthor Brown stand out and appear more intriguing. Furthermore, the metallic sheen of Stormhost Silver can be used to nicely complement and highlight the surface of Gorthor Brown.