MCP – Captain America & Red Skull Painting Guide

Prep: Fully build both models and undercoat black.

Captain America

Stage 1

Caledor Sky: Apply a basecoat to the suit.

Khorne Red: Apply a basecoat to the gloves, boots and stripes.

Celestra Grey: Apply a basecoat to the alternative stripes, sleeves, wings and A’s.

Bugman’s Glow: Apply a basecoat to the skin.

Rhinox Hide: Apply a basecoat to the pouches and straps.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the buckles and chest star.

Shield Stage 1

Caledor Sky: Apply a basecoat to the innermost ring.

Khorne Red: Apply a basecoat to the outer and inner circle.

Dawnstone: Apply a basecoat to the middle ring.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the star.

Stage 2

Teclis Blue: Apply a layer to the suit.

Mephiston Red: Apply a layer to the gloves, boots and stripes.

Ulthuan Grey: Apply a layer to the alternative stripes, sleeves, wings and A’s.

Cadian Fleshtone: Apply a layer to the skin.

Mournfang Brown: Apply a layer to the pouches and straps.

Drakenhof Nightshade: Apply a shade to the buckles and star.

Shield Stage 2a

Teclis Blue: Apply a layer to the inner ring.

Mephiston Red: Apply a guideline to the outer and inner ring. Apply them where you would like the light shines to show. Also apply a line around the edges.

Celestra Grey: Apply a guideline to the middle ring. Also apply a line around the edges.

Drakenhof Nightshade: Apply a shade to the star.

Shield Stage 2b

Mephiston Red: Thin your paint, with water or Lahmian Medium, and begin to build up the colour in the rings, working back towards the guideline.

Celestra Grey: Repeat with the middle ring.

Stage 3

Lothern Blue: Apply a line highlight to the suit.

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Apply a line highlight to the gloves, boots and stripes.

White Scar: Apply a layer to the alternative stripes, sleeves, wings and A’s.

Basic Skin Tone 70.815(Vallejo): Apply a thinned layer to the skin.

Steel Legion Drab: Apply a line highlight to the pouches and straps.

Ironbreaker: Apply a line highlight to the buckles and star.

Shield Stage 3

Lothern Blue: Apply a line highlight to the inner ring.

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Repeat the same method from the previous stage. Apply a guideline and an edge highlight first, then build the colour towards the guideline, just make sure to leave a little of the previous colour showing to build the gradient.

Ulthuan Grey: Repeat with the middle ring.

Ironbreaker: Apply a line highlight to the star.

Stage 4

Blue Horror: Apply a spot highlight to the suit.

Wild Rider Red: Apply a spot highlight to the gloves, boots and stripes.

Light Flesh 70.928(Vallejo): Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

Karak Stone: Apply a spot highlight to the pouches and straps.

Stormhost Silver: Apply a spot highlight to the buckles and star.

Shield Stage 4

Blue Horror: Apply a spot highlight to the inner circle.

Wild Rider Red: Begin with the guidelineand Apply an edge highlight but not all the way around only a little arc above and below the guidelines. Then apply a very small amount of thinned paint around the guidelines.

White Scar: Repeat with the middle ring.

Stormhost Silver: Apply a spot highlight to the star.

Finish by painting the base with the Base Painting guide.

Red Skull

Stage 1

Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the stormcoat.

Eshin Grey: Apply a basecoat to the straps, shirt, gloves and boots.

Khorne Red: Apply a basecoat to the skin and hydra symbols.

Teclis Blue: Apply a basecoat to the cube.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the buckles.

Stage 2

Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a layer to the stormcoat.

Dawnstone: Apply a layer to the straps, shirt, gloves and boots.

Mephiston Red: Apply a layer to the skin and hydra symbols.

Lothern Blue: Apply a layer to the centre of the cube.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the buckles.

Stage 3

Russ Grey: Apply a line highlight to the stormcoat.

Celestra Grey: Apply a line highlight to the straps, shirt, gloves and boots.

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Apply a line highlight to the skin and hydra symbols.

Baharroth Blue: Apply a layer to the centre of the cube.

Drakenhof Nightshade: Apply a shade to the buckles.

Stage 4

Fenrisian Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the stormcoat.

Wild Rider Red: Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

White Scar: Apply a spot highlight to the centre of the cube and a line highlight to the edges.

Ironbreaker: Apply a spot highlight to the buckles.

Finish by painting the base with the Base Painting guide.

MCP – Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch Painting Guide

Prep: Fully build both models and undercoat black.

Quicksilver

Stage 1

Caledor Sky: Apply a basecoat to the bodysuit.

Celestra Grey: Apply a basecoat to the suit pattern, boots, gloves and hair.

Bugman’s Glow: Apply a basecoat to the skin.

Mephiston Red: Apply a basecoat to the explosion.

Stage 2

Teclis Blue: Apply a layer to the bodysuit.

Ulthuan Grey: Apply a layer to the suit pattern, boots, gloves and hair.

Cadian Fleshtone: Apply a layer to the skin.

Trollslayer Orange: Apply a thinned layer of the centre of the explosion.

Skavenblight Dinge: Apply a layer to the out most areas of the explosion.

Stage 3

Lothern Blue: Apply a thinned layer to the bodysuit.

White Scar: Apply a thinned layer to the suit pattern, boots, gloves and hair.

Basic Skintone 70.815(Vallejo): Apply a thinned layer to the skin.

Yriel Yellow: Apply a thinned layer to the explosion moving closer than the last stage.

Abaddon Black: Apply a thinned layer to the tips of the explosion.

Stage 4

Blue Horror: Apply a line highlight to the suit.

Light Flesh 70.928(Vallejo): Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

Dorn Yellow: Apply a spot highlight to the centre of the explosion.

Finish by painting the base with the Base Painting guide.

Scarlet Witch

Stage 1

Mephiston Red: Apply a basecoat to the bodysuit, cape, boots, gloves and tiara.

Emperor’s Children: Apply a basecoat to the undersuit.

Screamer Pink: Apply a basecoat to the magic.

Bugman’s Glow: Apply a basecoat to the skin.

Khorne Red: Apply a basecoat to the hair.

Stage 2

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Apply a thinned layer and edge highlight to the bodysuit, cape, boots, gloves and tiara. Apply a layer to the magic.

Fulgrim Pink: Apply a layer to the undersuit.

Cadian Fleshtone: Apply a layer to the skin.

Wazdakka Red: Apply a layer to the hair.

Stage 3

Evil Sunz Scarlet/Slaanesh Grey: Make a 1:1 mix and apply a line highlight to the bodysuit, cape, boots, gloves and tiara.

Pink Horror: Apply a thinned layer to the magic.

Fulgrim Pink: Apply a thinned layer to the undersuit.

Basic Skin Tone 70.815(Vallejo): Apply a thinned layer to the skin.

Squig Orange: Apply a line highlight to the hair.

Stage 4

Slaanesh Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the bodysuit, cape, boots, gloves and tiara.

Emperor’s Children: Apply a spot highlight to the magic.

Fulgrim Pink/White Scar: Make a 1:1 mix and apply a line highlight to the undersuit.

Light Flesh 70.928(Vallejo): Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

Bloodletter: Apply a glaze to the hair.

Finish by painting the base with the Base Painting guide.

MCP – Another Painting Guide Update!

I wanted to start by saying thank you to all of the people that have got in touch to say they appreciate the guides. It makes my day to hear that people are finding them so helpful. Thanks folks.

I’m still working away on guides, with a couple more core set characters coming your way very soon…

These are all painted with a few changes made form the core set characters I’ve done in the past, and the rest of the core set characters may be a while before they’re tackled. I’m working on a few more conversions that are a bit more involved.

I’m also planning on working on filling some of the gaps. There are a few early characters I’ve not covered yet, and I will be going back to cover Hulk, M.O.D.O.K., Venom, Thanos and the Wakandans when I can. They’ll likely be with a twist on the standard colour scheme or some conversions. Let me know in the comments if theres a particularly cool colour scheme/alt costume you want to see.

I do have a bit of a backlog to tackle before any of that though…

The Inhumans are likely next up on the painting table, but then I would like to tackle some of the terrain. I’ve done some of the terrain from the core set before…

These have given me a bit of practice for the rest and I’m looking at putting together a guide for each of these peices of terrain as well.

Until next time, have a great one!

MCP -Baron Zemo & Black Widow

Prep: Fully build both models and undercoat black.

Baron Zemo

Stage 1

Phoenician Purple: Apply a basecoat to the bodysuit.

Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the trousers, cuffs and jacket straps.

XV-88: Apply a basecoat to the hilt and crown.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the sword and buckle.

Karak Stone: Apply a basecoat to the fur trim.

Eshin Grey: Apply a basecoat to the jacket and boots.

Stage 2

Xereus Purple: Apply a layer to the bodysuit.

Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a layer to the trousers, cuffs and jacket straps.

Averland Sunset: Apply a layer to the hilt and crown.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the blade and buckle.

Rakarth Flesh: Apply a layer to the fur trim.

Dawnstone: Apply a layer to the jacket and boots.

Stage 3

Genestealer Purple: Apply a line highlight to the bodysuit.

Russ Grey: Apply a line highlight to the trousers, cuffs and jacket straps.

Yriel Yellow: Apply an edge highlight to the hilt and crown.

Ironbreaker: Apply a layer to the blade and buckle.

Pallid Wych Flesh: Apply a layer to the fur trim.

Celestra Grey: Apply a line highlight to the jacket and boots.

Stage 4

Dechala Lilac: Apply a spot highlight to the bodysuit.

Fenrisian Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the trousers, cuffs and jacket straps.

Dorn Yellow: Apply a spot highlight to the hilt and crown.

Stormhost Silver: Apply a spot highlight to the sword and buckle.

White Scar: Apply a layer to the eyes and a spot highlight to the fur trim.

Krieg Khaki: Apply a spot highlight to the jacket and boots.

Finish by painting the base with the Base Painting guide.

Black Widow

Stage 1

Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the bodysuit.

Iron Warriors: Apply a basecoat to the belt, gun and bracelets.

Khorne Red: Apply a basecoat to the hair, symbols and wrists.

Bugman’s Glow: Apply a basecoat to the skin.

Eshin Grey: Apply a basecoat to the straps and holster.

Stage 2

Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a layer to the bodysuit.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the metals.

Mephiston Red: Apply a layer to the hair, symbols and wrists.

Cadian Fleshtone: Apply a layer to the skin.

Dawnstone: Apply a line highlight to the straps and holster.

Stage 3

Russ Grey: Apply a line highlight to the bodysuit.

Drakenhof Nightshade: Apply a shade to the metals.

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Apply a line highlight to the hair and wrists.

Basic Skintone 70.815(Vallejo): Apply a highlight to the skin.

Celestra Grey: Apply a line highlight to the straps and holster.

Stage 4

Fenrisian Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the bodysuit.

Ironbreaker: Apply a spot highlight to the metals.

Wild Rider Red: Apply a spot highlight to the hair and wrists.

Light Flesh 70.928 (Vallejo): Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

Krieg Khaki: Apply a spot highlight to the straps and holster.

Finish by painting the base with the Base Painting guide.

MCP – Sabretooth & Wolverine Painting Guide

Prep: Fully build both models and undercoat black.

Sabretooth

Stage 1

XV88: Apply a basecoat to the lighter bodysuit areas.

Rhinox Hide: Apply a basecoat to the darker bodysuit areas.

Zamesi Desert: Apply a basecoat to the hair.

Bugman’s Glow: Apply a basecoat to the skin.

Karak Stone: Apply a basecoat to the fur trim.

Stage 2

Agrax Earthshade: Apply a shade to the light bodysuit, hair and fur trim.

Mournfang Brown: Apply a layer to the darker bodysuit areas.

Cadian Fleshtone; Apply a layer to the skin.

Stage 3

Balor Brown: Apply a layer to the lighter bodysuit areas, focussing towards the tops of the muscles and features.

Steel Legion Drab: Apply a line highlight to the darker bodysuit areas.

Blonde Hair 9257(MSP): Apply a layer to the hair.

Basic Skintone 70.815(Vallejo): Apply a layer to the skin.

Karak Stone: Apply a layer to the fur trim.

Bloodletter: Apply a glaze to the mouth.

Stage 4

Krieg Khaki: Apply a highlight to the muscles and features of the lighter bodysuit areas.

Karak Stone: Apply a spot highlight to the darker bodysuit areas.

Blonde Highlight 9258(MSP): Apply a spot highlight to the hair.

Light Flesh 70.928(Vallejo): Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

Pallid Wych Flesh: Apply a highlight to the fur trim and a layer to the teeth.

White Scar: Apply a layer to the eyes.

Finish by painting the base and rocks with the Base Painting guide.

Wolverine

Stage 1

Averland Sunset: Apply a layer to the bodysuit.

Caledor Sky: Apply a basecoat to the shoulders, gloves, boots and pants.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the claws.

Bugman’s Glow: Apply a basecoat to the skin.

Mournfang Brown: Apply a basecoat to the belt.

Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the mask and stripes.

Stage 2

Agrax Earthshade: Apply a shade to the bodysuit.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the blues.

Cadian Fleshtone: Apply a layer to the skin.

Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a layer to the mask and stripes, focussing towards the edges.

Stage 3

Yriel Yellow: Apply a layer to the bodysuit.

Teclis Blue: Apply a layer to the blues.

Ironbreaker: Apply a layer to the claws.

Basic Skintone 70.815(Vallejo): Apply a layer to the skin.

Skrag Brown: Apply a line highlight to the belt.

Dawnstone: Apply a line highlight to the mask and stripes.

Bloodletter: Apply a glaze to the mouth.

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Apply a layer to the interior of the buckle.

Stage 4

Dorn Yellow: Apply a line highlight to the bodysuit.

Temple Guard Blue: Apply a line highlight to the blues.

Stormhost Silver: Apply a layer to the claws.

Light Flesh 70.928(Vallejo): Apply a spot highlight to the skin.

Deathclaw Brown: Apply a spot highlight to the belt.

Celestra Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the mask and stripes.

Pallid Wych Flesh: Apply a layer to the teeth.

White Scar: Apply a layer to the eyes.

Finish by painting the base and rocks with the Base Painting guide.

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MCP – Ant-man & Wasp Painting Guide

Prep: Fully build both models except for Wasps wings and undercoat only the models black.

Ant-man

Stage 1

Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the undersuit.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the helmet, shoulders, waist and wrists.

Word Bearers Red: Apply a basecoat to the armour panels and lenses.

Stage 2

Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a layer to the undersuit.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the metals.

Wazdakka Red: Apply a layer to the armour panels and lenses.

Stage 3

Russ Grey: Apply a line highlight to the undersuit.

Ironbreaker: Apply a layer to the metals.

Evil Sunz Scarlet: Apply a line highlight to the armour panels and lenses.

Stage 4

Fenrisian Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the undersuit.

Stormhost Silver: Apply a spot highlight to the metals.

Lugganath Orange: Apply a spot highlight to the armour panels and lenses.

Wasp

Stage 1

Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the undersuit.

Averland Sunset: Apply a basecoat to the armour panels and lenses.

Leadbelcher: Apply a basecoat to the helmet, shoulders, waist and wrists.

Abaddon Black: Apply a basecoat to the backpack and wing supports.

Guilliman Blue: Apply a glaze over both sides of the wings.

Stage 2

Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a layer to the undersuit.

Reikland Fleshshade: Apply a shade to the armour panels and lenses.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the metals.

Leadbelcher: Apply a layer to the backpack and wing supports.

Baharroth blue: Apply a edge highlight to the wings.

Stage 3

Russ Grey: Apply a line highlight to the undersuit.

Yriel Yellow: Apply a layer to the armour panels and lenses.

Ironbreaker: Apply a layer to the metals.

Nuln Oil: Apply a shade to the backpack and wing supports.

Baharroth Blue/White Scar: Apply a spot highlight to the wings.

Stage 4

Fenrisian Grey: Apply a spot highlight to the undersuit.

Dorn Yellow: Apply a line highlight to the armour panels and lenses.

Stormhost Silver: Apply a spot highlight to the metals.

Ironbreaker: Apply a layer to the backpack and wing supports.

White Scar: Apply a spot highlight to the wings.

MCP – Hulk, Modok & Venom

Onto even more Marvel Crisis Protocol miniatures, and this batch includes some of my favourites!

First up is a truly Incredible miniature…

A truly huge and wonderful Hulk! This guy is awesome and plastic!

I really took my time on this one, as Hulk is one of my favourites, but also it’s a centre peice model. If you include him in your force, he will draw the eye everytime.

And then there is the sinister Venom..

Seriously! Atomic Mass Games is knocking it out the park with these sculpts!

Like many, Venom is a favourite villain of mine and this mini does him justice, and luckily his rules do too.

And finally…

A big floating head! Honestly, I dont know all that much about M.O.D.O.K, and he feels a bit over the top. Although I did still love painting him and he has become a firm favourite when playing the game.

All in all a great batch of miniatures, and it has to be said some of the best plastic kits in the market outside GW for quality and dynamic poses.

MCP – Thor Painting Guide

Whilst working on my figures for MCP I’ve also been putting together painting guides for each of them. It may take a bit of time to work through them all, but here’s the first for Thor, Prince of Asgard…

It’s important to note that I started with a black undercoat spray before painting.

I would love to hear what you think, as it’s a work in progress with each one, the more feedback the better.