When I started my Imperial Fists some time ago, the prospect of doing a “yellow” army was seen as a challenge.  As a kid, I never would have tried it, with all those layers of mediocre paint to build up over a dark basecoat.  But hey, now I’m an adult with a big ol’ adult brain and I can figure this out!  Having two degrees in arts education certainly helps, but hey, I’m taking this one step at a time.  Here’s my process of gradually building up layers of glazes and washes to achieve a nice moderate-to-high tabletop standard:

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Everywhere I go with my army or terrain, people marvel at my headlights and interior illumination on my vehicles, or the red landing lights on my Skyshield Landing Pad.  I went to my local Games Workshop store this Saturday and everyone couldn’t stop talking about how cool it was to have vehicles that lit up, and that they couldn’t do that sort of stuff.  This got me thinking – those guys could easily do these sorts of things!

My land raider was the first time I’ve ever used LED wiring components in my entire life, and it was ridiculously easy.  Much easier than I anticipated.  I’ve recently acquired a Rhino transport for my Berserkers (Note from the author:  At the time of writing, I was hopelessly devoted to Khorne.  These feelings have been purged from by soul and I am wholly devoted to the God-Emperor at this time – but I’ve already wired up three rhinos for my Imperial Fists, with a few more to go! Pictures at bottom.), and figured I’d use this opportunity to do a step-by-step for anyone curious or scared at the idea of dealing with LEDs.

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