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Hey guys. its been a long while since i have been on perhaps you can forgive me.
I need help with my space marine army. Some of you might remember reading about it about three years ago but here is the jist of it. My army is a crusade led by an inquisitor lord and the inquisitors underneath him. This means that armor (other than transports) is extremely limited and I use a lot of mounted squads. To stick with the theme each squad is painted differently to represent the inquisitor pulling all of his strings to muster up a crusade to wipe out the alien and the heretic once and for all.
So I'll give u a break down of what i have and how they are painted, and then what i have left to paint. Please give me some suggestions I'm out of ideas and painting ridiculous things.
Ps i have only two weeks till I have to be finished cause i have to go back to uni.
1 ten man tactical squad (flamer, rocket laucher) dark angels green + scorpion green
six man tactical squad with cc weapons and flamer + razorback. Red gore lots of battle damage
six man tactical squad with a HB and a Razorback. Painted similiarly to dark angels with a little black added
2 dreads one painted the same as the first squad the other the same as the third
1 bike squad painted regal blue with yellow trim
1 assault squad painted bronze
1 six man tactical squad heavy bolter painted crimson fists
1 whirlwind painted crimsonfists
1 assault terminator squad painted very similarly to iron warriors with matching land raider
various characters painted in the scemes above
Now for whats left
1 full scout sniper squad
1 half scout squad
1 assault marine squad
1 terminator squad ( i tried purple and orange and i didnt like the way they turned out and i dont want to strip paint again.)
my inquisitor So please give me suggestions or like websites (that are allowed by the rules) or give me chapters to look up. I am drawing a blank here. Thanks
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I think you could try to do the Sniper scouts in a rough looking way. You could paint them all dirty. The idea with your painting seems to be that you want your army to tell a story and you want each squad to have an origin. If you do your scouts dirty they could look like they have been in the field longer than was intended.
Make them look like if they weren't following an Inquisitor about they would of earned thier very own suits of power armour by now. You could try to do a basic white colour scheme and then mess it up. Put dirt all over it. You could also try to paint them in actual camoflage patterns. Make them look like they have given up thier old colours and now were camo to get about.
For a few other ideas you could try to think about temperature. Basically on an unpainted unit you could try to use all cold colours such as blue, grey etc. They idea is they will look cold. This is the same if you look in the window of a house and it is painted blue inside. The house will look cold, however the central heating could be on and it could be boiling in there.
You could try the same but do them hot. Lots of reds, yellows and oranges. Like the cold you could make sure never to include and cold colours so the models look very warm. Messing about like this with temperature instead of just what looks good will add some more variety to your force.
Ok so I'm going to paint the assault squad a very brigt red and make the trim ont he shoulderpads and kneepads regal blue.
For the termiators i am leaning towards a red and black similar to flesh tearers
Ill post pics as soon as i can