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I am painting my pulpit for The Fortress of Arrogance, I want a nice gold look but can’t figure out how to get it right. Since I spent 5 hours making the pulpit I don’t want to screw it up. I saw a nice “gold” on a heldrake and the guy said he just used Sycorax Bronze. So here is what I am thinking:

Sycoraz Bronze base
Agrax Earthshade wash
Auric Armour Gold detail
Golden Griffon edges

Thoughts? How do you do your golds?
 

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Personally for mine (in old GW paints I am afraid), Shining gold, agrax earthsahde, Nuln oil in recesses, layer back up shining gold, highlight Burnished gold and Mithril Silver. There was quite a nice brassy/chaos looking gold in this weeks WD weekly so it may be worth having a look at that ( I think sycorax bronze was used in that).

I am looking at possibly trying out some of the Vallejo liquid metals as they seems to give really smooth realistic metallic colours, but I don't know if that would like right for your case
 

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I always start with a brown base coat, then burnished gold (or whatever it's called now), wash with sepia/brown ink, highlight again with burnished and then do extreme highlights with a 50/50 burnished to mithril silver mix.
 

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Agreed, a silver extreme highlight on hard edges and corners can look good. I normally start with a bone base, gold layer, wash, layer, highlight, extreme highlight.
 

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I also find that working red, purple and / or green inks into strategic recesses can make your gold really stand out too. Be bold with your highlighting, so it doesn"t look flat.
 
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