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    Just wondered what you SM Army commanders out there did yours as.

    I did used to paint them Yellow, then another colour, Brown I think, then dry brush bleached bone over it, but my local gaming shop is out of bleached bone O__O *cry*

    So Im thinking of doing them a different colour. I was thinking Black on the top parts of the Winged crests, with white for the wings themselves, maybe drybrushed a soft grey?

    But any other ways would be great.
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    I made my eagles the easy way. Painted them white then applied thinned down black ink. They didn't turn out that bad in my eyes.
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    cool idea i just do them gold

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    i would do brazen brass then highlighted with shining gold and to finish it of i would do a brown ink wash watered down alot&#33; :huh:

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    I do mine the same as MasterBelial, just paint them white with a black ink wash. I used to paint them boltgun metal but I didn&#39;t like that.

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    Well, my marines are Codex grey with Lightning Bolt blue shoulder plates so I paint the chest eagle (and all other eagle motifs white with black wash.
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    If it helps my colours are all blue.

    I want something different, as I think the ultramarines have a yellow kind of chest eagle.

    So the Black on the top parts of the Winged crests, with white for the wings themselves, maybe drybrushed a soft grey might work....
    Can anyone else shoot some ideas at me for blue armour?

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    My marines are black with ultramarine blue helmets and shoulder pad rims so i paint the eagle with bleached bone for the top part of the wings and then painted shining gold over a base coat of mitril silver for the rest. Comes out shiney and makes a good contrast to all the black

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    i go golden yellow and then shinning gold
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    I have SW&#39;s so i paint the crests boltgun and then wash them with yellow/gold, it doesn&#39;t turn out to bad, and definately beats the plain gold.
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