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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 10-13-09, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Recently decided to alter the look of my Grey Knight Puritan army, wanted to change it more to a desert scheme so I began stripping everything while painting up one model as a test subject:





I'm not sure what color to paint the purity seals though so I'm looking for opinions on that. I don't want to use bleached bone or a similar color because it would blend too easily with the model, I was considering a red but that may pop out too much. Opinions please
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Firstly, I like it. Very different. Nice to se some origonal paint schemes.

I rekon the red could work. Could contrast nicely wit the bone and blue.

+rep for a nice job, and having the guts to do something different.

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Thanks, as of right now the ideas I've received from people are red purity strips, white text on them, and black seals. So I'll most likely try this out when I get a chance. still gotta fix the base, get some light highlights on certain armor spots, and a few other details to go. But as this guy is just a rough predecessor of the army as a whole, it doesn't need to be perfect.
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Hey Emp. If I could offer my reckoning. Would you consider a light green somewhere in the mix? Perhaps a red seal and green strip. Mind you, it could look awful.

Oh, and I really like your novel colour scheme. +rep (if I can work it that is)

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Green is always in consideration as it's my favorite color But on a seal it just feels like it's would embrace any...puritan holyness...i guess you could say. Maybe on some small skulls though im gonna look for spots :p
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I love the colour you chose, could you share with us on how to do it? Also I think you should go with the red purity seals.

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I have no opinion on the seals but I feel I must commend you on the scheme. It's subtle and different and I love that. +rep
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Love the model, extremely awesome. I think red purity seals would be great, but I'm sure what ever you pick will look sweet.

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I like the fact there is only a small amount of blue on the model and makes it pop a little but yes, red purity seals will make it pop more but something just doesn't seem right about that. What colours will the eyes be?

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Another choice I haven't actually been sure about, I know I don't want to leave the eyes as is, although I could it's not so bad, but that im not sure about either :p

The model itself is extremely simple:

Primed White
Gryphonne Sephia Wash over all the armor and joints
Gryphonne Sephia Wash focusing on the joints and indents
Bleached Bone over the armor (only one coat has been necessary thus far)
Enchanted Blue with Ice Blue hightlights for the blue areas
Tin Bitz for planned gold areas
Shining Gold over the Tin Bitz areas
watered down Brown Ink on the Shining Gold areas to recess and form around bolts
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