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How to paint: Assault Intercessors

Learn to paint your Assault Intercessors with expert techniques in this tutorial. Join the ranks of skilled painters and bring your miniatures to life!

Step 1: Prime Your Miniature

Start by priming your Assault Intercessors model with Chaos Black or any other primer of your choice. This essential step ensures a smooth surface for the paint to adhere to, setting the foundation for your masterpiece.

Step 2: Basecoat the Armor

Apply a basecoat of blue paint to the Assault Intercessors’ armor. You can use a vibrant blue color like Macragge Blue or a deeper shade like Kantor Blue to achieve the iconic Space Marine look.

Step 3: Paint the Eye Lenses

Next, carefully paint the eye lenses of the Assault Intercessors. Use a bright red color like Mephiston Red or a deeper shade like Khorne Red to achieve striking, fierce-looking eyes.

Step 4: Paint the Weapons

Now, paint the chainswords and other weapons of the Assault Intercessors. Use a dark black color like Abaddon Black to add contrast and depth to their arsenal.

Step 5: Highlight the Armor

Using a lighter blue shade like Calgar Blue, carefully apply highlights to the edges and raised areas of the armor. This step adds depth and brings out the details of their formidable armor.

Step 6: Paint the Armor Trim

Paint the armor trim with a metallic gold color like Retributor Armour. This adds a regal touch to their appearance, giving them a distinct and striking look on the battlefield.

Step 7: Paint the Details

With a fine brush, paint any white details on the model, such as purity seals or other insignias. For purity seals, you can use paint White Scar to make them stand out.

Step 8: Varnish and Protect

To preserve your masterpiece, apply a protective layer of varnish over the entire model. Stormshield is a suitable choice for this, safeguarding the paint job and preventing any damage over time.

Shortlist of the 8 paints used:

  1. Chaos Black
  2. Macragge Blue/Kantor Blue
  3. Mephiston Red/Khorne Red
  4. Abaddon Black
  5. Calgar Blue
  6. Retributor Armour
  7. White Scar
  8. Stormshield

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