Imperial Guard- How to paint Cadians (Inc. Pics)

Start out by spraying the model with chaos black.
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Pants and sleeves

Step 1- Base coat with scorched brown.
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Step 2- Coat with desert yellow
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Step 3- Wash with brown ink
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Step 4- Drybrush heavily with desert yellow
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Armor and gun

Step 1- Base coat with dark angels green
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Step 2- Coat with catachen green
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Coat with tanned flesh
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(THIS IS OPTIONAL!) Drubrush everything with desert yellow. You could also choose other colors for this part or just skip it.
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Step 1- Basecoat with chainmail
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Step 2- On the tip of the barrel paint 1/2 of it with scorched brown and 1/4 of it with chaos black
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And you got one handsome looking Cadian soldier
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If your having problems with painting them or just want tips, just comment

Also this is the same paintscheme i used for the guys in one of my older videos-

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barneythemek (Over a year ago): - delete
thanks man, im starting an imperial giuard army and thats how im going to paint my cadians

Bug-Lord (Over a year ago): - delete
nice, but i want a guide on how to paint regular Cadians


Commissar-Yarrick (Over a year ago): - delete
It's a good quick way to do it but personally I like to take more time on the high lighting than dry brushing desert yellow over everything

123cade (Over a year ago): - delete
5/5 very good easy as well

40k (Over a year ago): - delete

spazmaster1996 (Over a year ago): - delete
did you mean for that to be sandy camo cos if so great job if not still great job 5/5

kraizer (Over a year ago): - delete
i would hawe highlighted or drybrushed the armor with camo green. i think that looks perfect

Wargamer3231 (Over a year ago): - delete
I have never tried inks... Could you do a small tutorial? I dont want too mess up my models =D

Crimeroyale (Over a year ago): - delete
Very Nice and easy too! im impressed

ChaosConcerer (Over a year ago): - delete
Pretty cool, and burnt area top of the gun is great idea.

LordOfDecay (Over a year ago): - delete
Yeah they look quit dirty because of the HD cameras amazing quality. And i did try to make them look a little more war torn

conversion-crazed (Over a year ago): - delete
Wow very good but the look a little dirty 4.5/5 Great How to1

LordOfDecay (Over a year ago): - delete
If you don't wanna drybrush entire thing bleached bone its all fine. Paint it however you want

locbot (Over a year ago): - delete
lol there was a typo on my cadians box that says canadians lol

locbot (Over a year ago): - delete
i think that is for a more, war torn, dusty, kick ass kind of soldier. My way of painting them makes them dark, gloomy, still kick ass but clean, you know a real gothic feel

stellarocks (Over a year ago): - delete
had this been sooner, i think it would have done well in the contest. when i get some ig ill try it out

Norsehawk (Over a year ago): - delete
I don't agree with the drybrushing bleached bone on everything, but overall it is a good tutorial. On large masses of troops, you probably shouldn't worry about the mold lines, but on characters make sure you watch them.

Ronin (Over a year ago): - delete
I wouldn't recommend drybrushing bleach bone on EVERYTHING because it'll create this grainy, messy effect on parts of the model that would rather have a more "clean" look (the gun, helmet, and vest). It works perfectly for any areas of cloth and skin but for anywhere else, no. If it was me, I'd drybrush the clothing while slightly drybrushing the cadian armor and lasgun.

AguaToss (Over a year ago): - delete
Very Awesome!

Darkdragon (Over a year ago): - delete
watch out for those molts!

Darkdragon (Over a year ago): - delete
Nice job!

dacostasr (Over a year ago): - delete
VERY Nice!!

necronkid43 (Over a year ago): - delete
that's awesome!

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