Recent Articles and Podcasts

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint a Glass Bottle

A quick guide on how to paint a green wine bottle with a bit of liquid in it. This is a very simple and easy method for getting a decent quality result that gives the appearance of glass. Once can stop after the bottle has been painted, or one can continue and add the liquid

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Sketch Prime, or Zenithal Prime

A very quick video that demonstrates how to prime a miniature using the ‘Zenithal, or Sketch Method’. This will establish your highlights and shades using different shades of primer. Alternately, this can also be done with dry brushing grey and white over black primer. This will allow one to paint thinly over top with very

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Glazing Flesh: Basic Principles

I’ve been asked about this a lot, and it would seem that busts are becoming very popular with the number of companies producing them now. Glazing skin and flesh is a hot topic right now, and this video will set you up with a few basic rules to follow when glazing different colours onto flesh.

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Keeping a Brush Trained and Sharp

This is a higher quality re-shoot of my very first quick tip! Only this new version has better sound quality, my music, and this time around I’m using the proper soap! This is a quick tip that will keep your brushes nice and sharp, and trained to stay that way, and when you store them.

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