Posts Tagged ‘Tutorial’

Simple Scenery: Making 28mm Wattle Fences

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

For of all your 28mm medieval livestock management needsAs my previous attempt at scenery (Building Bilgewater Creek) was sci-fi, I wanted to try something a bit more organic and olde worlde and build up some terrain to be used in historical games (pa…

Making Mud for Models Tutorial

Posted on April 14th, 2014 under , . Posted by

 I’ve been using a new technique to add mud effects to models – a mixture of Liquitex Modeling Paste and some paint – in this case flat brown from Vallejo (70-984).  I like this process as it adds a nice 3D effect to the mud that my skills ca…

Sculpting with the Fellhand

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

We have a special post today from the one and only Jason ‘Heldrake Lover’ Santiago. Also know as @TheFellHand  on Twitter and also co-host on noobhammer and ODAM. Well he loves him some nurgle and well some of his work is stunning so I co…

Sculpting with the Fellhand

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

We have a special post today from the one and only Jason ‘Heldrake Lover’ Santiago. Also know as @TheFellHand  on Twitter and also co-host on noobhammer and ODAM. Well he loves him some nurgle and well some of his work is stunning so I co…

28mm Normandy Bunkers – Part 5

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

So here we are at the last part of this series showing how I’ve build my first Bolt Action bunker. The build was completed in part 4 and now I’m going to be showing you how I’ve painted the bunker. … Continue reading →

Painting the Coaching Inn

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

Following up on my review of the Coaching Inn from Tabletop World I now present the finished piece and a detailed painting guide.As I mentioned in my review the Coaching Inn does not require assembling: other than cleaning up the piece all you need to …

Experiments with snow pt1

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

After posting my challenge casualty the other day, I got some nice comments about the snow asking how I’d done it. It’s been  a while since I’ve just sat down and had a play with different techniques, so here are some notes I made last year (flesh…

28mm Normandy Bunkers – Part 4

Posted on March 30th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Welcome back or just welcome if this is the first part of this article you have read. So lets recap on where the project has got to so far (you can find part 1, part 2 and part 3 at … Continue reading →

Steal your face – part 2

Posted on March 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Some conversions require dedication, yep, that’s right, dedication. The venator bounty-hunter for confrontation are not a gang you cast “resurection” on that easily…I took some plastic bits anddid some dry builds (well with some blue-tack) for them d…

28mm Normandy Bunkers – Part 3

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

In part 2 of this series I built the main bunker building from layers of Foamcard. This time I’m going to move on to creating the area surrounding the bunker including a Flak nest and some earth banks to give … Continue reading →

Support your local blogger – Fenrisian Studios

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

I may be a little biased about this but I had to share Fenrisian Studios blog, it has absolutely nothing to do with the fact Javier created the ruins below from my very own STCsI love the pale colours, I really need to have some cream/bonewhite buildin…

Battlefield in a Box re-painted

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

If like me you are something of a mature hobby grognard, you may have found you’re obsessing more about hobby efficiency these days. By that I refer to extracting the maximum out of the time spent preparing armies and environments for battle in order…

A Little Workbench Action …

Posted on March 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Mainly Armour Grid, in this thread …

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‘nids part 133 – PROJECT Y Scratchbuilt Tyranid Skyshield Landing Pad pt10.

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

In a bid to stave off the mind numbing nature of painting the Tervigon I’m also cracking on with the Skyshield walls – no mean feat in themsleves. I actually don’t want to be doing these, I’m going against the flow of my creativity, I’m bored of it and…

Warboss Gutrippa – 2º “Paint the Target” – O Desafio de Carnaval!

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello there Reader. Today’s update is the Portuguese version of the article published here yesterday about our participation in the 2nd “Paint the Target” article on the “Evil Fluffy Creatures” blog. If you missed it by any chance, please do …

Warboss Gutrippa – 2nd “Paint the Target” Challenge.

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

    Hello there Reader.   I was writing the other day about having fully recharged hobby batteries for 2014, but I had been beating around the bush when it came to sitting down and actually painting something, even if I had been assembli…

‘nids part 132 – ‘The Great Maw’ £24 Tervigon pt 4

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

That’s the problem with the blog I want to share stuff and although I’m not taking as many pictures as I used to, I’ll suddenly find myself with a load of pics to share all at once when I’ve felt I’ve been scrabbling around for content that could have …

Tutorial: Felbefestigungen

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

Heute möchte ich Euch ein kleines Tutorial zeigen, kein Hexenwerk, aber vielleicht für den einen oder anderen ganz hilfreich: wir bauen Felbefestigungen für Altar of Freedom, die aber natürlich im Grunde für jedes Spiel nutzbar sind, wenn man sie …

Support you local blogger – www.germy.co.uk

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

How do I get to blogging for so long without ever coming across this website. Germy has been creating free terrain tmeplates for years and I was completely oblivious. His awesome buildings for 40k are all FREE to download, which I obviously love and th…

Game Design – Part 3

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

Welcome back to my occasional series on game design (at least my experience and thoughts on game design), the following links will take you to Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them. This time I’m going to be … Continue reading →

My New Painting Technique- "Bang for the Buck" Pt I

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

A recent IS-2 I finished.I wanted to call this post "Learn these weird tricks to make painting easier- professional painters HATE him" but decided against it. Alright, so as a few of you may have noticed, my painting style has changed quite a…

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

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

As is the tradition on my birthday it’s time to give a gift to the community, sorry it’s just another terrain template but you could look at it as a gift horse, just don’t look it in the mouth! ;) Therefore I give you the tall tower version for my new …

Video – Applying a Liquid Masking to a 15mm Raven VTOL

Posted on February 27th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hi everyone,I’ve posted another video up, this time on how to apply liquid masking agent around the canopy of a Raven VTOL.I also ramble about airbrush painting and a variety of other things.Thanks and I look forward to hearing any feedback you have!

‘nids part 131 – ‘The Great Maw’ £24 Tervigon pt 3

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

Time to start the Great Maw in earnest. So much for focusing on one item to ensure it’s completion, instead I’ll try to straddle two and potential succeed in neither. Anyway, working out how to mount the Tervigon always concerns me as I want something …

‘nids part 130 – PROJECT Y Scratchbuilt Tyranid Skyshield Landing Pad pt9.

Posted on February 24th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’m struggling a little bit to juggle the projects I have with how to blog them, mainly because I’m trying to multi-task. I appreciate as a man that’s impossible but we should all have aspirational goals, wot! So this is the small but significant progr…