Ironbreaker paint from Citadel Colour is a versatile and highly pigmented paint that is perfect for creating a metallic base coat on miniatures. With a smooth, matt finish, this paint is easy to work with and provides excellent coverage, making it a great choice for beginners or experienced painters. Its pigments are rich and vibrant, resulting in a deep and realistic metallic finish that is perfect for creating the look of iron and steel on a variety of miniatures from the Warhammer 40K universe. Whether you’re looking to paint tanks, machinery, or armored soldiers, Ironbreaker is a great choice to create a foundation of metallic sheen on your miniatures.
What armies to paint with Ironbreaker
- Iron Warriors: Ironbreaker is a great choice for painting the armored tanks and machinery of the Iron Warriors army. Its metallic finish will create a realistic look for the armored plates and weapons of this faction.
- Imperial Guard: This paint is also ideal for painting the tanks, artillery and other heavy machinery of the Imperial Guard army, giving them a realistic look of steel.
- Space Wolves: Ironbreaker is perfect for painting the Space Wolves’ power armored troops, giving them a believable metallic sheen on the armor plates. This paint is also good for painting their heavy weapons such as bolters and chainswords giving them a realistic look of steel.
These are some examples of army that can be painted with Ironbreaker paint. The decision to list these armies was made based on the fact that these armies feature a lot of armored units and machinery which would benefit from the metallic finish that Ironbreaker provides.
Ironbreaker Colour Schemes & Combinations
The list of teal, green, and black paint colors that can be used together with Ironbreaker is as follows:
- Teal: Sotek Green
- Green: Moot Green
- Black: Abaddon Black
The decision to list these specific paints was based on color theory and the concept of analogous colors. Ironbreaker is a dark, cool-toned gray with blue undertones, so analogous colors that would complement it would be colors that sit next to it on the color wheel, such as cool blues and greens.
The teal color, “Sotek Green” was chosen as it has a cool blue-green undertone that harmonizes well with the Ironbreaker. The green color, “Moot Green” was chosen as it has cool undertones, it can be used to create depth and shadows.
The black color, “Abaddon Black” was used to provide depth, create shadows, and to give a balance to the color scheme. The combination of these colors creates a cohesive and visually interesting color combo that complements the Ironbreaker color.