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Gearux
12-07-2006, 02:21
hey i'm using some Vostroyan models in my WH army as guard allies. I don't want use the colors that GW used, because my sob models are red and gold also. so i was thinking either brown to represent fur or leather coats, or white for winter camo. I'm getting some ideas from call of duty 2. so i was looking for what you guys think or have had expeirence with.

Wraithbored
12-07-2006, 02:24
I think this is better suited in Painting and Terrain. Also paint them to match your army mate they are your models do as you like! ;)

TheWarSmith
12-07-2006, 04:17
You could paint them up like old school Valhallans, which they kinda already look like.

Whites/greys/blues.

Sir_Lunchalot
12-07-2006, 08:02
How's this? I know this is not much of a departure from the studio army, but it's sufficiently different. I used a black undercoat, highlighted up to blood red on the cloth. metal is boltgun metal, wood and leather is a base of scorched earth, with the leather having snakebite leather over top. The hat's codex grey and a heavy drybrush of skull white. Eye lenses are Dark Angels green and a (too big) dot of skull white. The black areas were (quickly) highlighted with a mix of codex grey and chaos black, with mroe chaos black than codex grey. This is the first model of my 4th Kanada regiment.

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n289/Sir_Lunchalot/4Kanadatest2front_edited.jpg

Snakebite
12-07-2006, 10:53
This is a WIP Vostroyan Command Squad Vox Officer that I've swapped the reds for greens on. It's Dark Angels Green as a base coat, Snot Green over the top of that and then glazed with watered down Dark Green Ink.

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y16/Tularis/VostroyanMikeI.jpg

I like it but I've also been considering the two colours you've mentioned, Brown and White. I'm planning on picking up a blister pack of three regular troopers so I can paint up one each in one of those colours to see which I like better.