For pre heresy word bearers which red do you think is more suitable, Khorne Red or Wazdakka red? I've read Wazdakka may be to bright, but I'm not sure if Khorne is the right shade either, any suggestions?
That makes sense, thanks. I look forward to rereading The First Heretic, it's been by far the best Word Bearers depiction in the HH seriesIt was after the Shaming of Monarchia. I think Lorgar meets with Magnus and then the legion undertakes the Pilgrimage and the paint themselves red.
I did something similar, a couple of years after you (shortly after the IA article for WB came out). Scab red with a coat of magenta ink. Without any highlighting or blending it created a really nice deep red colour that I'd recommend to anyone going for a simple, easy to paint red. Almost a decade later I'm doing a more difficult theme on my power armour with a lot of time consuming edge highlighting, and I'm not convinced it's all that much better than what I did with my WBFor mine I used Blood Red with two coats of Magenta ink.
Did I mention I painted them in '02?
Khorne Red does exist and personally I think it would be the perfect base. It's a dark and less shiny red than many of the alternatives.Khorne red doesn't really exist in their new paint scheme
:blush: ....I even own it. It would definitely be the perfect base, for some reason those streams got crossed in my mind.Khorne Red does exist and personally I think it would be the perfect base.
Equally if you have the codex chaos space marines, I'm kind of going for something like the word bearer terminator on page 75 in the middle.If you're using Khorne as a base, you'll have to get pretty into it with the highlights to hit a Blood Angels kind of red. I'd say you're where you should be for the base of this application. Since I don't have the HH books, are you shooting for a red like the way Kor Phaeron is painted on the FW site?