Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Citadel base painted using Agrellan Earth and Agrax Earthshade.

New Citadel Paints

This post was migrated from my earlier blog:
Painting The Lord of the Rings Miniatures.


The world is changed…
I feel it in the water…
I feel it in the earth…
I smell it in the air…

A Citadel base painted using Agrellan Earth.Citadel recently added six new paints to their already vast collection: Blood for the Blood God, Typhus Corrosion, Ryza Rust, Nihilakh Oxide, Nurgle’s Rot and Agrellan Earth.  The day they were released to the public I bought all six of them and began experimenting with Agrellan Earth and Blood for the Blood God. Continue reading New Citadel Paints

A Games Workshop Moria goblin miniature.

Agrax Earthshade: Technique in a Bottle

This post was migrated from my earlier blog:
Painting The Lord of the Rings Miniatures.


Citadel's Agrax Earthshade shade paint.

For two years now I have not painted a single miniature without employing Agrax Earthshade to some end. It is widely accepted as an essential paint for any collection, and is often referred to as “Liquid Talent” or sometimes “Skill in a Bottle” because of its effects on a miniature.  Being a shade, Agrax Earthshade flows into the recesses of the model and, when applied correctly, will bring a model together while bringing its best features to attention.

I have found that it is best applied to the entire miniature in several thin coats.  Make sure that it does collect in the recesses or it won’t have quite as realistic an effect.
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