T’au Paint Schemes (9 Color Motifs and Ideas for Inspiration)

Are you looking for Tau paint scheme ideas?

The Tau (or T’au) are a xenomorph race in the Games Workshop 40k Warhammer Universe. The Tau Empire is a technologically advanced xeno species that exist within close proximity to the Milky Way Galaxy on the fringes of the Imperium of Man (humans).

A T’au caste called Ethereals established the Tau Empire under the “Greater Good” religious philosophy, which states that all sentient beings should strive to ensure the greatest good for the greatest number of beings in the galaxy.

Tau miniatures have a diverse, but cohesive motif, from the stereotypical Japanese anime to the alien organic Kroot or Vespid models. Tau models have some of the coolest tech in the Citadel line of miniatures. The Tau aesthetic is one of the main reasons I continue to collect Tau models!

In this article, I share some of my thoughts on the Tau aesthetic, particularly regarding color scheme ideas. I also show you a few reference images from my research into developing a Tau paint scheme.

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