Monday, February 22, 2021

Are Primaris Smurfs 'Sensible' Smurfs?


What a fat lot of good the camo did vs. that backdrop!

Still mucking about with camouflaged Primaris marines, I found this tutorial (EXCELLENT if infrequently updated blog btw, highly recommended nonetheless) and as you can see I decided to give it a go myself. 

The colors I chose were:

Celestial Grey Base coat

Mechanicus Standard Grey as the first layer of blotching

Macragge Blue as the second

Daemonette Hide as the third.

After which came detailing, painted solid colored areas, decals, etc.

Then a light inking of Agrax Earthshade 

...and lastly a light dry brushing of Bleached Bone.

I haven't done one of these spliced together, multi-view pics in quite awhile.

This camo would work well for urban warzones, as well as rocky/mountainous/snowy environs. So as to not be too effective however (these are prideful Space Marines after all...), the helm, chest Aquila and pauldrons were left in standard chapter colors. 

To be honest I rather like it. Given just how many Primaris marines I have, I might even paint a small army of these guys just for the hell of it! I could even fight side-by-side with Neverness' Smurfs vs. some vile foe, though I'd dread to contemplate just what logistical nightmares and celestial alignments would be required for that to occur...


neverness said...

Hey, I'm down! Just got to get our schedules to aligh, and get people to take COVID-19 precautions seriously and we have a game! yeah, a miracle.

Da Masta Cheef said...

Indeed at the current rate, I'll actually have a painted army before it feels safe (to me) to game sans-mask at the FLGS. Did that once and then nervously awaited Covid symptoms for the next two weeks (luckily I didn't get it).

So will just keep plugging away with painting I guess instead of playing.

Monkeychuka said...

The green purity seal looks like heresy to me. I like it.

Da Masta Cheef said...

Heresy, Heresy