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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-06-17, 04:53 PM Thread Starter
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I recently picked up a squad of Sisters of Silence, and as I was staring at the sprues while driving home from the FLGS (not by brightest moment), I came to the conclusion that they would look pretty sweet with a blue metallic color. Problem is that I have no clue what paint to use for this, which leads me to my question: can anyone recommend a good blue metallic? I would like to avoid anything more difficult to slap on than anything GW makes. Any advice is much appreciated.

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Silver with a blue glaze/wash is the route I would take honestly. Lay down a nice even coat of a silver color of what ever flavor you have. Then washes and/or glazes until it is the desired blue.

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way back I mixed a bottle of ultramarines blue and mithril silver 1:3 ratio works pretty well
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Miniature paints used to do a Metallic blue. but I'm not sure if they still do.

Otherwise I'd do them boltgun metal
wash them drakenhof nightshade
then highlight up with boltgun - boltgun+mithril - pure mithril

and yes my paint names might be out of date. I don't use GW paints
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