Painting tutorial: Knight Models' Iron Patriot

This painting tutorial is for Iron Patriot from Knight Models






Paint list

All paints from Army Painters' Warpaints range

Dragon red
Chaotic red
Pure red
Deep blue
Crystal blue
Matt white
Matt black
Ash grey
Uniform grey
Hawk turquoise
Red wash
Blue wash




The model was basecoated as follows

Red - dragon red
Dark red - chaotic red
Blue - deep blue
Grey - uniform grey

The model was then sprayed with white.


Using the white as a guide, a mix of chaotic red and dragon red was applied as an initial shade, and a mix of pure red and dragon red was applied as a highlight.


The shading was increased using a mix of chaotic red and red wash.


A small amount of black was added to the previous mix to add more shading.


A mix of black and red wash was used to outline the red armour.


A mix of pure red and white was used to edge highlight.


White was used to selectively highlight the upper edges and corners of the red armour.


The blue was highlighted with crystal blue and shaded with a mix of deep blue and blue wash.


A mix of black and deep blue was used for further shading.


A mix of mostly black with some deep blue was used to outline the blue armour.


A mix of crystal blue and white was used as an edge highlight


White was used to highlight the upper edges and corners of the armour.

Uniform grey and ash grey were used as a shade and highlight for the grey armour.


A mix of uniform grey and black was used to add further shading.

The plates were outlined with black.

The grey armour was edged highlighted with a mix ash grey and white.


White was used as a final highlight.


The dark red was given a heavy wash made from red wash and chaotic red.


Then highlighted with dragon red.


The eyes and hands were painted with hawk turquoise and highlighted with white.

The finished model.












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