How to Paint a Blonde Hair Warhammer Figure

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Hey, guys, lets paint our warhammer miniatures hair!

I decided to paint my primaris space marine sergeant hair in blonde!

Step 01

Army Painter primers:

  • Base Primer Matt Black;
  • Base Primer Matt White.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 01 primer

First of all, the miniature has to be primed and painted. Only the head is unpainted. It’s better to paint the head as a final part of miniature.

Step 02

Citadel base paint:

  • Bugman’s Glow.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 02 Bugman's GlowBugman’s Glow paint covers the primer well and it’s a good base color for further skin painting. Apply paint to the entire face of the miniature, carefully paint the place of hair growth.

Step 03

Citadel layer paint:

  • Cadian Fleshtone.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 03 Cadian FleshtoneHighlight top parts of protruding parts of the face: nose, eyebrows, cheekbones. After this step face will already look very realistic.

Step 04

Citadel shade paint:

  • Reikland Fleshshade.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 04 Reikland FleshshadeUse more Reikland Fleshshade if you want to make miniature’s face darker tone and use less if you want to make it lighter.

Step 05

Citadel base paint:

  • Rakarth Flesh.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 05 Rakarth FleshRakarth Flesh gives a fancy look of blonde hair. Painting miniatures hair this way you’ll have a really interesting, deep hair color.

Step 06

Citadel shade paint:

  • Nuln Oil.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 06 Nuln OilNuln Oil is very helpful as always. As you can see at this step, you can stop painting miniatures head. It looks realistic and finished. But I wanted a little more.

Step 07

Citadel layer paint:

  • Ulthuan Grey.

how to paint warhammer head and hair step 07 Ulthuan GreyThe color which I like so much for my Tau figures armor! In this case, I used Ulthuan Grey for drybrushing hair. You can see the result. In my opinion, it looks very nice! But this step is not necessary.

Result

Well, here’s what I’ve got in the end:

how to paint warhammer head and hair result 01

As you see I finished painting base and apply highlights. To be honest it was better to do before painting head because it’s much easier to fix armor color then head.

how to paint warhammer head and hair result 02

Hope this post was useful for you. Paint your miniatures and have fun from it, guys!

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