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02-24-14 09:06 AM
Woodzee316 g'day guys might be a bit late but this is the tutorial that I used for my force weapons bearing in mind i'm still trying to get the hang of the lightning effect ( I've almost run out of spare sprues my hand isn't steady enough to get the center line right) . but I found this an easy way of doing the blend colours this is the link if you want to check it out.

02-11-14 01:31 AM
Zack Cart Did you ever get them painted up? We need pics!
02-09-14 07:11 PM
Saintspirit When I make power weapons, I usually do very much layering between the colour I want the blade to have, and white, and end with gloss varnish. Looks something like this (although this is not exactly a power weapon):

02-09-14 01:18 PM
Originally Posted by Matcap View Post

This tutorial takes you step by step painting the power weapons in the style you refer to by hand.
I'm borrowing that, thank you very much. In the word of The Simpsons: Joink!
02-09-14 03:06 AM
Zack Cart Are you looking to get just the weapons painted, or the entire models?
02-08-14 12:43 AM
Stormxlr I do wetblending of metal colours by mixing lets say blue with light silver to get an effect of receding.
02-07-14 09:32 AM
humakt Great link @Matcap

Have a cookie I will be defenitly using this for my own force weapons, although I may change the colours depending on the army I'm painting.

Let us know if you use this tutorial and how you get on with this @Festerblight
You are looking for step 4. I would suggest practicing this on some sprue pieces till you are comfortable doing it.
02-07-14 09:10 AM
Matcap http://taleofpainters.blogspot.nl/20...y-knights.html

This tutorial takes you step by step painting the power weapons in the style you refer to by hand. I use a slightly modified method of garfy's technique and it's quite doable once you get the hang of it
02-07-14 09:02 AM
Festerblight I've never used an airbrush before!

Tbh ... As long as they look good I'm happy ... I just can't get them right
02-07-14 08:56 AM
humakt I have seen people painting the style of force weapon you are referring to for the grey knights with an air brush. Not sure the best way to do this by hand though.
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