Monday, June 25, 2018

Alpharius Cape

One of the bigger components that I've left as a distinct painting section for Alpharius is his cape. Forge World have painted this in a simple manner for their website and display purposes. However, I wanted to do something a little bit orthogonal to this. I have therefore decided to follow the camouflage paint scheme that my scouts have on their cloaks.

The effect is achieved using an airbrush over a stencil from Anarchy. Another example of this approach can be found on my Warhound titan. Here, I have placed the stencil in a number of locations and used a lighter shade of cream, as well as black for making the hexagons. I have applied a further edging to the hexagons in a number of places to suggest the mutability of the cloak's properties. There is still some touching up left to do on the cloak, but otherwise, this is approaching how the cape will look when finally glued in to place.


Siph_Horridus said...

Ooh, nice stencil Camouflage

WestRider said...

Some of those Anarchy stencils are really awesome. The possibility of being able to use them is one of the things that most tempts me to get an airbrush.

jabberjabber said...

To be honest, the ability to use stencils as well as get an even layer of paint and be able to cover large areas in a small amount of time were the main reasons I switched to using an airbrush. Its been well worth it in the long haul for me!

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