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Quick and Easy Orks

Hi all Jamie #2 here with a simple way of getting your green horde on the tabletop. Now I'm not the best painter in the world nor the most patient so if there is a way of getting a model painted quickly I'm going to take it.  This technique works best with batch painting and you will be cranking out units in a matter of hours. 

First up undercoat your model white either with a spray or brush your choice
Next is to wash the entire model with Agrax Earthshade and leave to dry. 

Next using Bel Tan Green wash cover all the skin areas, if you want the skin darker just go over this step twice.

While the green is drying you can crack on with blocking out the base colours, as the belts etc are going to be brown you can leave these with just the Earthshade on it, for my model I used black for the boots, mournfang brown on the trousers, rhinox hide for the shirt and hat, Mephiston red for the armband and iron breaker for the metal areas. Feel free to add any other details you want to at this point.

Go have a cup of tea and leave this to dry.
The finial step is to once again wash the whole model with Agrax Earthshade just to bring everything together and your done, base the model just the way you want to.  

Thanks for reading and happy painting.










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