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Aekold Helbrass is not a familiar name to players of
Warhammer Age of Sigmar. This model is an old chaos champion from the mid-90s, scultped by the Perry brothers and my version is the white metal figure. Not sure if they ever remade this one in resin.
His before shot shoes a very old black undercoat, and the start of an experiment with non-metallic metal which I never completed. These days Games Workshop make a good gold paint, so I went with that for the overall effect.
After painting the gold I came across a YouTube tutorial about painting a glowing metal effect on swords. The video maker took an hour; mine is the 12-minute version. ‘
Overall I’m really happy with how this model came out. It’s probably my favourite model that I’ve painted. I have some mid-90s metal chaos knights still in their box, so you may see this paint scheme again some day.
Here’s that YouTube tutorial