Posts Tagged ‘Painting Guide’

Too Fat Lardies – Chain of Command – Soviet Platoon.

Posted on November 12th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

It’s amazing what a little bit inspiration can do to spur you on.Back in September last year, I reorganised my Late War Germans for Chain of Command, I had every intention of revisting the Soviets which were at that stage a section strong, but simply r…

Guest Post – Nigel Bartlett’s ‘The Sky Raiders’ Painting Guide

Posted on August 9th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Some time ago a talented local painter by the name of Nigel Bartlett did a painting guide for me on his wonderful Craftworld Mymeara paint scheme and now he’s kindly done me another one.——————–Painting the Sky Raiders.The Sky Raiders …

Warzone Brotherhood paint scheme

Posted on July 6th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Way back at the end of May at the Expo I picked up a significant amount of brotherhood for warzone, reasons for the new faction pick up was the new resculpts and I’m not really feeling the cybertronic.so as a test paint I put the following unit up on t…

All quiet on the martian front, how to paint the humans

Posted on June 30th, 2014 under . Posted by

So it was bound to happen…..new game, new models and some hobby time resulted in the starter set for the humans being painted.so from this to…to this…so how did I get this lot painted so fast?well here’s my “how to”start off with priming your ent…

151 paras & a petrol pump: a 13-step speed painting work-out 2/2

Posted on June 26th, 2014 under , , , , , , . Posted by

With 9 days to go before our first FoW participation game, I last left you with 151 British paratroopers primed with Vallejo Surface Primer German Green-Brown, a few thoughts on so-called ‘speed painting’ and promises of a step-by-step guid…

Flames Tutorial

Posted on May 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

For my first article as resident painting bloke, I thought it would be best to do a tutorial on how I did the flames on my Imperial Knights! I took these to Throne of Skulls in March and I was lucky enough so be selected as one of the best looking eight armies. Below is […]

Deadzone Terrain sorted!

Posted on February 5th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

So after some grafting for a day or so I managed to get my deadzone terrain done, Par one barricade that some how managed to escape the whole process and I found when looking for something else!so as this one contains an awful lot of pictures you might…

Black Undercoat Technique Tutorial

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 under , . Posted by

Slightly converted wasteland bikers from TheSceneWelcome to another recycled-from-instagram tutorial!These were some Rough Rider models from TheScene that I wanted to paint up for Post-apoc gaming. I left off the cannons that are supplied with the mode…

Fast Wash Painting 15mm Tutorial

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 under , . Posted by

I don’t do a lot of tutorials because they are basically a pain to photograph. Sorry about that. To make some small amends, here is a tutorial I bashed out via Instagram as a series of posts that I have collated here for you today. The photos suck…

Deadzone terrain and faffing about with modelmates products

Posted on January 21st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I decided to start on the deadzone terrain that I’ve been playing over for a couple of reasons…1. Because its on the “challenge”list2. I’m playing quite a bit of dreadzone and with two painted forces I decided to crank on with the terrain3. After see…

Starship Troopers – Welcome to the Roughnecks

Posted on January 12th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

 It’s an ugly planet, a Bug planet!I have always had a hankering to game this movie, in particular the defence of Whiskey Outpost, it has touch of Zulu about it… These have been languishing in the draw for a number of years, I thought it was hig…

Warzone Jungle terrain table the begining…

Posted on January 11th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

After doing the bolt action board my scenery building mojo has be lapse until warzone turned up and reading the fluff the jungle of Venus got my creative juices flowing again, so to put you in mood….Jungle!! As this board was for my personal use I wa…

Brigade Games Sailors – Yet More Russian reinforcements….

Posted on December 22nd, 2013 under , , , , , . Posted by

A slow month on the painting front and with Christmas just around the corner I am running the risk of missing my painting targets for this year, but I did finish the Naval detachment for the RJW project, based on the crew of the Battleship Retvizan who…

Guest Article – Craftworld Mymeara Painting Guide

Posted on December 14th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

An excellent local painter (Nigel Bartlett) has written this handy guide to how he painted these amazing Forge World and Warhammer 40K models. Hopefully this will be the first of many such articles…I’ll try to get him to take more pictures next time….

M2E Rasputina Painting Guide – Part 1 – The Icy Bits

Posted on November 11th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

I had several requests about the colours and techniques used on my better halves Rasputina crew so I got her to list them for me in some kind of logical order.

1) First they were base coated black and then given a lighter base coat of white which…

Brigade Games – Cossack Cavalry.

Posted on November 10th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

More reinforcements for the Imperial Russian Army. This time Cossack Cavalry from Brigade Games and their WW1 range. The photo on the website really does not do them justice.  I have had my eye on these for quite a while, I know cavalry will have …

Anglo-Zulu War 1879 Painting Guide help needed!

Posted on September 19th, 2013 under , . Posted by

As some of you know, I am color blind. As such I need rather explicit instructions to help me be able to paint things. Does anyone have a good guide that they can share for the British Regulars, the Naval Brigade and Zulus? I would appreciate any he…

Dystopian Wars Empire of the Blazing Sun Naval box step by step

Posted on August 10th, 2013 under , . Posted by

I picked up a EOTBS for D-Wars a couple of weeks ago and decided to splash some paint on them and as usual I did a quick step by step,Started with the model undercoated black, I’m still using halford car matt primer however one of the guys has recommen…

How to make a Mycetic Spore

Posted on July 26th, 2013 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Those clever buggers over at Warp Forged Miniatures have done a brilliant tutorial on how to make your own Mycetic Spore, so thought I’d share. And a taster for something awesome that they’re working on in the background. But mum’s th…

Back into the breach… Painting the Warmachine Convergence of Cyriss starter set.

Posted on July 23rd, 2013 under , . Posted by

I picked up the new Cyriss faction book and starter box set with the intention of selling these on however I thought I’d have a flick though the book and was very impressed with the fluff, feel and rules of the army.As usual the quality of the book is …

Painting Guide – Ultramarine Dreadnought

Posted on June 24th, 2013 under , , , , . Posted by

Ultramarine DreadnoughtSeveral people have asked me how the blue has been painted for the Ultramarine force that we recently did for a commission. In this guide, I’ll cover how we painted the Ultramarine Dreadnought and the two colors that made up its primary colors; the blue and the gold.).

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Von Schill Crew – Painting Guide Request.

Posted on May 24th, 2013 under , . Posted by

I don’t generally do painting guides for two very good reasons. Firstly I don’t consider myself a good enough painter to have any skills that the average painter doesn’t already possess and secondly…no-one generally asks me too, lol.

I was however a…

Painting Guide – Warcaster Ravyn

Posted on May 6th, 2013 under , , . Posted by

Ravyn, Eternal LightI’ve recently started collecting a Retribution of Scyrah army for the Warmachine game. I liked the white color scheme of the studio army shown in the rule book but I hate painting white (such a pain to paint the shades). I decided that there two elements needed to be incorporated into my army. The first being that i’ll change the white of the color scheme to a pale grey. The second is that I wanted to paint the army to a high standard but not get bogged down in display quality when having to paint so many miniatures.

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Khurasan 15mm Taliban: test figure highlights

Posted on May 6th, 2013 under , , , . Posted by

It’s another gorgeous day.  Hot.  Sunny.  It almost makes you forget a year of rain.  I’m picking up from where I left off yesterday painting that Khurasan Taliban test figure. Mixing up so white and VMC US Dark Green I struggle to … Continue reading

Khurasan 15mm Taliban: a test figure

Posted on May 5th, 2013 under , , , . Posted by

Chunky. Overstated. Robust.  Just a few of the adjectives that spring to mind when I looked closely at Khurasan’s 15mm Taliban.  Compared to Flytrap Factory’s range, they have an almost cartoon quality that’s not unappealing and, to my surprise, they paint … Continue reading