The Citadel Colour Air Paint Fang is a foundation base coat that provides excellent coverage for miniature painting. Its pigments are highly concentrated and formulated with acrylic, resulting in a matt finish that is perfect for layering and blending. This paint is an essential addition to any miniature painter’s palette, whether you are a beginner or experienced in the hobby. It’s a versatile and reliable paint that will help you achieve the perfect foundation for your miniature painting.
What armies to paint with The Fang – Air Paint
- Space Marines – The Space Marines are one of the most iconic factions in the Warhammer 40k universe. Their armor and machinery are predominantly silver, making The Fang – Air Paint an excellent choice for base coating their models. It will provide a solid foundation for layering and highlighting the intricate details of their armor and weapons.
- Necrons – Necrons are an ancient and technologically advanced faction in the Warhammer 40k universe. Their armies consist mostly of metallic soldiers, tanks, and guns. The Fang – Air Paint is perfect for base coating their models as it will provide a smooth and even foundation for the metallic finish.
- Imperial Guard – Imperial Guard armies consist mainly of infantry soldiers and tanks. The Fang – Air Paint is ideal for base coating their models, as it will provide a strong foundation for layering and highlighting the details of their uniforms and equipment. This paint will help to bring out the best of the Imperial Guard models and make them stand out on the battlefield.
All these armies have a lot of metallic surfaces and I decided to list them based on the fact that they are all perfect match to The Fang – Air Paint’s characteristics: providing a solid base coat and it’s metallic finish. It’s a great option to give those armies a strong foundation and make them look great.
The Fang – Air Paint Colour Schemes & Combinations
- Calgar Blue – Calgar Blue is a vibrant blue color that can be used as a highlight color for The Fang – Air Paint. It is a complementary color to silver, which is a common color for metallic surfaces in the Warhammer 40k universe. Calgar Blue can be used to add depth and contrast to silver surfaces, making them stand out even more.
- Balthasar Gold – Balthasar Gold is a rich copper color that can be used to add warmth and depth to The Fang – Air Paint. It is a split-complementary color to silver, and it can be used to create a balanced and harmonious color combo. Balthasar Gold can be used as a highlight or to add details to metallic surfaces.
- Agrax Earthshade – Agrax Earthshade is a rich brown color that can be used to create shadows and depth on The Fang – Air Paint. It is an analogous color to silver, and it can be used to create a sense of balance and realism on metallic surfaces. Agrax Earthshade can be used to create contrast and to add details to metallic surfaces.
I have selected these colors based on color theory and the way they interact with silver, which is the base color of The Fang – Air Paint. Calgar Blue, Balthasar Gold, and Agrax Earthshade are all colors that complement silver well and can be used to create a range of interesting and pleasing color combinations.
They can be used to add highlights, shadows and depth to metallic surfaces, and create a balance and harmony on the miniature’s surface.