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Imperial Tile Basing Tutorial

by Krageus

Tools required:
-hobby knife
-flock (optional)
-scorched brwon
-vermin brown
-bleached bone
-shadow grey
-chaos black
-one plain unprimed base

Step 1:

gouge some cracks in your base, do two straight lines across (or more, depending on how many tiles you want) as well as some weathering and cracks

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Step 2:

Drybrush liberally the whole thing with scorched brown

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Step 3:

stipple on a mixture of vermin brown and scorched brown (stippling is like drybrushing except dab down with the brush instead of strokes)

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Step 4:

stipple again, except with vermin brown, then /bleached bone-vermin brown/

Step 5:

VERY LIGHTLY drybrush with bleached bone to bring out the details, and paint a thinned down line of black in the cracks

Step 6:

find some suitable iconography

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Step 7:

carefully paint out the general shape with shadow grey

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Step 8:

fill it in with bleached bone and put some flock on the base if you want


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Here's an example of what you can achieve with this tutorial:
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