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How to Paint Citadel Miniatures: Tau Empire

Painting Guides

How to Paint Citadel Miniatures: Tau Empire

At the forefront of the Tau Empire's expansion march armies from T'au and Vior'la. Learn to paint the colours of these two septs with a book of step-by-step guides to a variety of tau models.

If you're painting a Tau Empire army, this is the essential guide to everything from their distinctive blue-grey skin to the engines on a battlesuit and the crisp plates of Fire Warrior armour. Guides for loads of models, plus handy hints and tips, and additional background on different types of Tau formations.

Ambitious, enlightened and idealistic, the Tau Empire rises from the galaxy’s Eastern Fringe. Boasting a formidable high-tech armoury of battlesuits, drones and gunships, the warriors of the Fire caste humble any who oppose the Greater Good.
This book features two inspiring collections of Tau Empire miniatures, presented with beautiful photography, in-depth backgrounds for each and step-by-step guides re-creating their stunning paint schemes and includes the following Citadel Miniatures:

KV128 Stormsurge
XV95 Ghostkeel Battlesuit
Fire Warriors
XV8 Crisis Battlesuit
Tau Commander

One of these guides covers a collection in the gleaming white armour of Vior’la sept. The other features the ochre colour scheme of T’au sept.


This title is available in two editions, designed to provide the best reading experience on mobile phones and tablets. But you don’t have to choose – buying this painting guide will allow you to download both versions, so you’ll always be able to have the right edition on your device. Please note that some of the content in this painting guide is also available in the following products:

Stormsurge Painting Guide
Ghostkeel Painting Guide
Fire Warriors Painting Guide
Crisis Battlesuit Painting Guide
Tau Commander Painting Guide

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