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A kid who works for me plays 40K, and was showing me a color scheme he liked. I asked if I could give i a shot on one of his minis, so he gave me this one to paint up. I tried to get a decent result while doing it as fast as possible. Counting priming and sealing I think this is about 2 hours and some change. I did a zenithal prime with Stynylrez, and all colors are RMS with the exception of Nuln Oil and Seraphim Sepia. 

 

 

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Oooh, I like how it's a lot grittier than they usually are - like a proper, in the rough and fighting kind of look to it! 

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7 hours ago, WhiteWulfe said:

Oooh, I like how it's a lot grittier than they usually are - like a proper, in the rough and fighting kind of look to it! 

The style is apparently called "Grimdark" and there are several people putting tutorials out on it. I actually loosely followed one on YouTube for this. His looked a lot better of course :D. 

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5 hours ago, Iridil said:

Wonderful gritty speedpaint -

Thanks :D. 

 

30 minutes ago, Peithetairos said:

Definitely great  gritty Tau. I prefer this to the clean anime look. 

Thank you. Glad you like it. 

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