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Personal logo BobTYW Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2020 4:29 p.m. PST

Best paint / color scheme for Chaos Space Marines. I was thinking ofmaybe the GW contrast paints but what else ranks up there as well. Examples welcome.
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jamemurp12 May 2020 7:22 a.m. PST

Are you talking generic Black+Metallic CSM or some of the more colorful schemes?

Black with metal edging is pretty straightforward and, especially with lighter tabards for contrast, looks good and menacing for a typical Black Legion.


For more chaosy Chaos, it's hard to beat the EC/Slaanesh colors. Pink and black is a spiffy contrast that still ties in with the other dark forces. For a really nice take see In the M's Kvlt forces on CMON:
link

Word Bearers in crimson and black another good "sinister" look. Unfortunately, red armies are *super* common in 40k and unless your put scrolls, books, and candles on everything, it will tend to blur with Khorne stuff.


The Sons of Malice scheme is pretty neato, but a lot of painters struggle with white. Also, kind of makes them look like police CSM. Check out this album for some inspiration: link

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