Citadel Colour’s Squig Orange is a high-quality acrylic paint that is perfect for miniature painting. The base coat is a bright, vivid orange that provides excellent coverage and a matt finish. The pigments used in the paint are carefully selected to ensure that the color is consistent and long-lasting. Squig Orange is a great foundation color for any beginner’s palette, providing a solid base for layering and highlighting. It can be used as an alternative to Lugganath Orange, Yriel Yellow, Fire Dragon Bright or Troll Slayer Orange for some factions that use those colors
What Armies of Chaos to paint with Squig Orange
- The Thousand Sons: The Thousand Sons are a faction of Chaos Space Marines known for their use of psychic powers and the colour scheme of their armor. Squig Orange can be used to paint the details of their armor, and also to create a sense of energy and movement on the miniatures.
- The World Eaters: The World Eaters are a faction of Chaos Space Marines known for their brutal and violent nature. Squig Orange can be used to paint the details of their armor and weapons, such as the blood and gore on their weapons.
- The Nurgle Daemons: The Nurgle Daemons are a faction of Chaos Daemons known for their association with decay and disease. Squig Orange can be used to paint the details of their armor and weapons, such as the rust and corrosion on their weapons.
These armies were selected because they are all members of the Chaos factions and use some form of orange in their gear, whether it is armor, weapons, or energy fields.
For these factions, Squig Orange is a wonderful paint to utilize because it produces a bright and consistent orange and can be used to add highlights, shadows, and balancing for a more dynamic and fascinating color scheme. These hues can also be combined with metallic paints to accentuate the miniature’s detailing.
Squig Orange Colour Schemes & Combinations
- White Scar: White Scar is a pure white color that can be used to create highlights on the Squig Orange miniatures. This color can be used to create a sense of depth and contrast, making the orange appear more vibrant.
- Pink Horror: Pink Horror is a bright pink color that can be used to create a split-complementary color scheme with Squig Orange. 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.
- Averland Sunset: Averland Sunset is an orange color that can be used in combination with Squig Orange 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, such as the markings and symbols.
These colors were selected because they go well with Squig Orange since they are complimentary, split-complementary, and similar to orange. They can be utilized to add balance, highlights, and shadows, making the color scheme more dynamic and engaging. These hues can also be combined with metallic paints to accentuate the miniature’s detailing.