Sorastro’s Star Wars Legion Painting Guide Ep.2: Rebel Troopers

Sorastro has a new painting tutorial posted up on YouTube. This time it’s the Rebel Troopers.

Hello! This is a beginner’s guide to painting the Rebel Troopers from Fantasy Flight Games’ Star Wars Legion. (
Full Star Wars Legion Playlist:
Sorastro on Spotify:

1:08 – Steps Overview
1:31 – Prep ‘n ‘Spray
4:07 – Base Colors
14:43 – Face Shading & Highlights
20:36 – Forest Camo
24:01 – Urban Camo
26:01 – Shades
30:30 – Optional Highlights
40:01 – Finishing Touches

Like the scenery? I show how to build it in this guide:

Paints used:

Bugman’s Glow
USA Olive Drab (VMC)
The Fang
Nurgling Green
Mechanicus Standard Grey
Ceramite White
Steel Legion Drab
German Grey (VMC)
Stormvermin Fur
Abaddon Black
Jokaero Orange
Cold Grey (VGC)
Reikland Fleshshade
Druchii Violet
Cadian Fleshtone
Kislev Flesh
Gorthor Brown
Tau Light Ochre
Ogryn Camo
Mephiston Red
Ivory (VMC)
Ogryn Camo
Nuln Oil

Agrax Earthshade
Stormhost Silver
Deck Tan (VMC)
Fire Dragon Bright
Typhus Corrosion
Biel-Tan Green

Forest Theme Only:

German Uniform (VMC)
Death Guard Green
Caliban Green
Elysian Green
Deck Tan (VMC)
Athonian Camoshade

Urban Theme Only:

Blue Grey Pale (VMC)
Rhinox Hide
Silver Grey (VMC)
Fenrisian Grey
Dark Reaper
Pale Grey Blue (VMC)
Drakenhof Nightshade


Matt Varnish (Vallejo)
Brown Earth basing paste (Vallejo)
Testors Dullcote matte varnish

Brush used for this video: Rosemary & Co Series 33 Size 2

Any palette will do but this is the main palette that I use:

All music composed by and © copyright owned by Sorastro

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