Terradon Turquoise is a vivid and eye-catching acrylic paint from the Citadel Colour range. It has a base coat that is formulated with finely ground pigments that produce an intense and vibrant color. With its matt finish, it is perfect for use in miniature painting and other applications that require smooth and uniform coverage. Terradon Turquoise is an excellent foundation color that can be used on a range of surfaces, making it a versatile choice for both beginner and experienced painters. When added to a palette of other colors for miniatures, Terradon Turquoise can add a bold and dynamic element to any project.
What armies to paint with Terradon Turquoise
There are several Warhammer 40K armies that can be painted with Terradon Turquoise. Here are three suggestions:
- Aeldari: The Aeldari are an ancient and powerful faction in the Warhammer 40K universe, characterized by their advanced technology and sleek, sophisticated aesthetic. The Aeldari army includes a variety of units, from infantry and tanks to flying machines and elite soldiers. Terradon Turquoise can be used to paint the armour and weaponry of Aeldari soldiers, providing a striking contrast to their silver, gold, and purple color scheme.
- Necrons: The Necrons are a mysterious and enigmatic army in the Warhammer 40K universe, known for their advanced technology and fearsome weaponry. The Necrons feature a range of machinery and soldiers, including infantry, gun turrets, and tanks. Terradon Turquoise can be used to paint the glowing energy sources and weapons of the Necrons, adding an otherworldly and ominous effect to their already menacing appearance.
- T’au Empire: The T’au Empire is a faction of technologically advanced soldiers and machinery in the Warhammer 40K universe. Their army includes a range of infantry, guns, and tanks, all featuring a sleek, futuristic design. Terradon Turquoise can be used to paint the armour and weaponry of T’au soldiers, adding a pop of color to their predominantly white and blue color scheme.
By using this color to highlight the armour, machinery, and weaponry of these armies, you can create an eye-catching and unique effect that sets them apart on the battlefield.
Terradon Turquoise Colour Schemes & Combinations
Terradon Turquoise is a bright and vivid color that belongs to the blue-green hue family. To complement and balance this color, we can use various other colors that belong to different hue families. Based on color theory principles, we can choose colors that complement, split-complement or analogous to Terradon Turquoise.
For a combination of blue, bone, and red Citadel Colour paints that can be used with Terradon Turquoise, we suggest the following:
- Kantor Blue – A dark blue color that complements the bright green hue of Terradon Turquoise. It can be used for shadows or as a base color.
- Ushabti Bone – A light, sandy bone color that provides a warm contrast to the bright cool hue of Terradon Turquoise. It can be used for highlighting or as a base color.
- Mephiston Red – A deep, rich red color that contrasts well with the bright green hue of Terradon Turquoise. It can be used for outlining or as a base color.
The choice to include these particular paints was made using the color wheel and the concepts of color theory. Ushabti Bone offers a warm contrast to the cool Terradon Turquoise, while Kantor Blue is the complementary color to green. Mephiston Red’s dark red is a starkly contrasting color that gives the color combination drama and depth.