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 – Villains of the Core Set

Following on from the Avengers are the sinister Cabal, the villains from the Crisis Protocol core set. Like the heroes before you can find my guide on how to paint these in Tabletop Gaming Magazine, buy your copy here.

Take a closer look at my first five villains below…