Posts Tagged ‘Tutorial’

Dark Angels – Watcher in the Dark and his mates

Posted on July 25th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Micro blog alert – this is my Watcher in the Dark conversion for Azrael, holding the Lion Helm.All the Tactical Marines from Dark Vengeance, plus Rogue Trader Devastators and some assorted characters.In particular my Azrael conversion from the Dark Ven…

‘nids part 149 – Not a Pyrovore

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I don’t know if this fella ever showed up in the background of any other WiP photos but in typical 40kaddict fashion when in doubt – paint a Tyranid! This Pyrovore, which I got from Otty about a year ago to use as a Biovore has been sat on the table fo…

Stonework

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

As I’ve been ill for the last few days it’s given me a great opportunity to make plans for a couple of new gaming boards I’ve been wanting to make for some time. One of these is going to be … Continue reading →

Armies on Parade board 2014 – Project X is go!

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

Moving on from Saturday’s doom laden post we are down the rabbit hole now folks! Armies on Parade is a go, despite my fear-mongering to the contrary. I hope anyone reading this blog, in particular my gaming buddies, enters a board. I see it as a showc…

Basing the Phyllion Way 2 – Custom Sabot Trays

Posted on July 18th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

I recently wrote up how I do my basing, but I’ve also been working away on some customs sabot trays. I’ve previously just bought Warbases sabot trays to vase my uhits up , as they are well priced and do the job perfectly well. But they don’t do an…

Building a little Lantern

Posted on July 16th, 2014 under . Posted by

In this short tutorial I describe an easy way of making a lantern using remains from the bits box.Lamps and lanterns add a lot to the atmosphere of the gaming table. Unfortunately though, while lamp posts are available from a number of producers (e.g. …

Support your local blogger – 18charlie.com

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Back when I was looking at creating some transparent walls for my Tyranid Skyshield Landing Pad there was one website that was providing most of the inspiration for how I could achieve my goal. Sadly, I was not as adventurous as www.18charlie.com and i…

Painting Tutorial from Biohazard Painting: Dust Axis Light Walker "Hans"

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

If you are interested in Dust maybe I have found an interesting painting tutorial for you:Biohazard Painting posted a nice tutorial for the Axis Light Walker “Hans” on his blog. The picture on the left shows the finished model and is directly taken fro…

Sectional Terrain Update

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

 Sunday has seen some good progress on my new  sectional terrain project.  To revisit the goals of the project – I’m building 18-20 2ft x2ft double sided sectional terrain pieces (land on one side and water on the other).  The most …

Stone Walling

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

Today I thought I’d share with you a nice quick technique for modelling exposed brickwork onto your buildings. For this you need to be using Foamcore for your walls as we are going to be sculpting into the foam to … Continue reading →

I Declare Independence from Terrain Matts!

Posted on July 4th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

 Happy July Fourth Everyone!  The weathers isn’t all that great this morning on the Chesapeake so I decided to work on a gaming project.  Today, I’ve decided to Declare Independence from Terrain matts! and the flat ground they provi…

Alliance Model Works Steampunk Submarine Build Part 05

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Time to get the tail section built. This is made up of the largest pieces of etched brass, and the parts are all fairly substantial. However thee are also some very thin and fragile brass grills which are quite fiddly to handle and take some care to po…

Painting a Fire elemental with Ben Komets from Painting Buddha

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

I am still alive and digging through videos and sometimes even blogposts. But my private projects (planing a hiking tour in Norway and the needed training) or my aquarium (which made some troubles lately) keep me away from painting and even blogging.Bu…

Game Design – Part 5

Posted on June 28th, 2014 under , . Posted by

So here I am again with an update on how my game development is going on. If you’ve missed the start of this series of articles you can find all the proceeding posts at these links (part 1, part 2, … Continue reading →

Basing the Phyllion way – a Step by Step

Posted on June 25th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

A couple of people have commented on my basing for my Sudan collection and Belgian over on LAF asked if I could whip up a tutorial. I claim absolutely no expertise in the myriad ways that one might base miniatures – my method has evolved from very basi…

A Quick Build!

Posted on June 25th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

My gaming group have been planning to run a series of games using the steampunk rules In Her Majesty’s Name. IHMN is a small scale skirmish game using companies of around 5 – 15 miniatures in each opposing force. Shooting in the game appears to be …

Terrain is everything – Hail the Omnissiah a new Print & Play building

Posted on June 13th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s been a good few months since my last   ‘Print & Play’ terrain template so it was about time I added the wide version of the black building. If you’ve made the first beige building then it’s exactly the same wider footprint with ex…

Video Tutorial – Building flight stands for 15mm aircraft and VTOLs

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

By HaroldHi everyone,  here is my newest tutorial on how to put together flight stands starting with:And ending up with:See the video here:

More Middle Earth

Posted on June 7th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

If you recall earlier in the year I looked at how Gale Force Nine’s Battlefield in a Box ruins could be enhanced with a few extra painting steps and techniques to create something equally appropriate for a Middle Earth table. Well, I’ve bee…

More Middle Earth

Posted on June 7th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

If you recall earlier in the year I looked at how Gale Force Nine’s Battlefield in a Box ruins could be enhanced with a few extra painting steps and techniques to create something equally appropriate for a Middle Earth table. Well, I’ve bee…

How to Paint a 15mm Miniature – Step-by-Step – ClearHorizon Minis "Hell Diver" Miniature

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

By HaroldHi everyone,I have our next Step-by-Step 15mm painting tutorial up on YouTube:In this video we go over how to paint a ClearHorizon Miniatures “Hell Diver”.Availible here: http://clearhorizonminiatures.com/storeCheck it out, and let me know if …

How to Make Rope

Posted on June 1st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

So here I am again with another how to tutorial. This time I though I’d show you a simple way to make lengths of rope suitable for almost any scale. If you’ve ever looked closely at a piece of rope … Continue reading →

‘nids part 136 – Dakkafex go boom!

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

About 90 minutes of striation work here. Once again I’m feeling really good about this. Way back when I was more concerned about fading some of these highlights and how dark the washes were so they aren’t so harsh but I’ve not done the spots yet which …

Making Bolt Action Pin Markers

Posted on May 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I recently decided to make myself some dedicated pin markers for my Bolt Action games. I’ve been getting a bit fed up with using counters as they can be a pain to pick up and move and look a bit … Continue reading →

Making Bolt Action Pin Markers

Posted on May 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I recently decided to make myself some dedicated pin markers for my Bolt Action games. I’ve been getting a bit fed up with using counters as they can be a pain to pick up and move and look a bit … Continue reading →