Roboute Guillaume - Primarch of the Ultramarines

by Peter aka Baphomet

Hey jungle,

another primarch is finished! The Lord of the Ultramarines was an interesting challenge, not due to the miniature itself, but more because of the base. He was the fourth primarch I painted and due to my commission, there are a lot more to come :)


As part of my preparation for new projects, I spend some time on Pinterest and collect a lot of inspirational pictures. I like the idea of having different galleries for different projects, so I made one for Roboute, too:

Painting an Ultramarine is not too hard, as you have tons of good reference material (I prefer the Forgeworld Illustrations) and blue is not the worst color to paint (which might be a more subjective opinion). Additionally, fitting for a Lord of a Space Marine Legion, Guillaume is covered with a lot of ornamental stuff, which makes it a easy to play with the blue/gold combination in order to achieve a glorious appearance. In my opinion, the most challenging part was painting the marble. I have tried to paint marble in the past and was never really satisfied. It never really looked like it, more like some dirty white area. This time I used my reference material to understand what is happening there and which are the most important "aspects" to make marble look like marble. Perhaps I write an additional tutorial, but for the first start I can recommend Raffa´s good and fast approach: CLICK.

As you can see on the pictures below, I chose a reddish marble in the end, which was a more spontaneous idea. At the beginning I was going for the standard white marble, but realized soon that it looked boring and made the whole project appear as grey. I´m more happy with the colorful version.

Here you´ll find more pictures: Putty&Paint

I hope you like him :)



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