Tyranid Paint Scheme

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Tyranid Paint Scheme

Post by ballzonya » Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:01 am

I need help, I'm thinking of making a Paint Scheme for my new army but I want something unique. Can I get some painters Advice on what and how I should paint them?

looking for inspiration in nature like the I like the black and yellow spotted but how can I do that?


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Re: Tyranid Paint Scheme

Post by Bojazz » Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:20 am

That should be fairly simple to do. Start with a white undercoat, paint the yellow first and then freehand on the black patterns.

For inspiration I'd suggest checking out Geoff "iNcontroL" Robinson's tyranids. They look like yellowjacket bees, very similar to this!
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Re: Tyranid Paint Scheme

Post by Faramous » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:15 am

Love that black and yellow there.

I've also been trying to think of something for my Nids. I have tried a few schemes, but nothing feels right yet. Most recent is black on the body with a red/orange blend for the carapace. I need to make the black more exciting... any ideas/links to pictures? I was thinking a faint white dry brush with a purple wash over the top, but really don't know.

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Re: Tyranid Paint Scheme

Post by Kovlovsky » Thu Jul 06, 2017 9:39 am

That will be a very nice painting scheme. I can't wait to see it done!
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