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How to Paint Sanguinary Guard

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Hello all this is my interpretation of painting Sanguinary Guard, I hope you find it useful

Start by giving the entire model a base coat of Steel Legion Drab

Next paint all of the Armour with Balthasar Gold, be sure to water down the paint so you do not lose any detail. It may take a few coats but its better to do 3 thin coats than one thick one.
Now wash the armour with Agrax Earthshade.

Next paint the armour with Gehennas gold leaving anywhere that the wash has shaded and leave a fine line of the Balthasar Gold showing through between the Gehennas gold and the wash.

Again add the next layer using Auric Armour leaving a thin line of the previous colors to show the shadows.
then add a fine highlight to all of the edges of the armour using Runefang steel.

For the right arm shoulder pad start with a coat of Mephiston red and wash it with Agrax Earthshade.
now add a layer of evil sunz scarlet leaving a small amount of Mephiston red between the wash and the evil sunz scarlet.
to finish it off add a thin line of Wild rider red around the edge and highlight that with fire dragon bright.

For the wings / feathers give them a good base coat of Celestra grey

to shade the wings wash in nuln oil the reapply the celestra grey on the areas avoiding the shadows made by the wash.
Highlight the edges with Ulthuan Grey

T.B.C. and please let me know if you have any tips or advice on how i am painting this (still experimenting a bit)
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Looks good man, loving the simple/not simple look you're achieving. Solid execution in your shading and highlighting. I'm soooooo not looking forward to paint my Sanguinary Guard but I sure had a blast posing them.
You glue him to a base just to break him off and re-base? I'm curious as to your reason for that.
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