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[HtT] Painting Fire (YouTube: Painting Buddha)

I had a funeral last weekend, and I have a wedding next weekend, so there’s been very little hobby time of late. I will have some of my own stuff to show you soon, I promise.

That said, here’s a great video from Painting Buddha, on painting fire and warm colors using a Fire Elemental ... 

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[HtT] StrikingScorpion82’s Painting Method

As the 40k bug continues to nibble away at my painting time, I find myself looking for painting videos for inspiration, tips and other nuggets of knowledge.  This video is a good hour and a half long, but goes into loads of detail on how to do what I call the “base wash base” method ... 

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[HtT] [Relic Knights] Quick Glowy Bases

Relic Knight Bases

I’m working on getting my first 35 pts of Relic Knights painted up, and wanted to show you how I’ve decided to do my bases.

The Kickstarter gave us some neat base inserts that depict grates, piping and opened boxes, and they also included some loose crystals to do whatever we wanted with.  Units ... 

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Rust Chipping Video from ScaleModelMedic

This is a fantastic 15-minute look at some common rusty paint chipping techniques.  You won’t be disappointed:

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[How-to Tuesday] Extreme Behemoth Build

The Extreme Behemoth.  It’s a mark of status among the Khador players, and it’s a project that has many variations.

The Behemoth is a character Warjack that is … well, it’s huge and armored and bristling with weapons:

Hailed as the ultimate Khadoran warjack, the Behemoth exemplifies the best qualities of Khadoran design: extremely heavy armor, a ... 

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[How-to Tuesday] Freehand Cygnus

I know this is coming out late in the day, but since it’s still Tuesday, I figure it still counts.  So there.

One of the things I did for the Titan Exchange was a Hunter for friend Northblade, of Hobby Hysteria.

I knew I wanted to do freehand on that nice clean top of the hunter, ... 

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Reblog: Journeyman Tips

Ron, over at Mini Armies, Huge Time Sink has several great tips for those heading into a Journeyman League, or painting under a crunch.  Which I will be, soon.

Check it out here: LINK

His tips are great, and he knows what he’s talking about – his painting not only looks great, but he can ... 

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[Ht:T] Finished GhetorExtreme

Well, here we are at the final installment of the Ghetorix Extreme conversion.

Last time, I had mentioned that the side panels on the head were too thick. I needed to add some Circle armor patterns to them, but it’s too difficult to remove GS cleanly, so I decided to remove them.  I liked the look, ... 

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[Ht:T] Extreme Ghetorix (Part 2)

After assembly comes the task of gap-filling and working the converted pieces into the base model.

Here’s the two tools I’m using for 99% of this.  The silver tool is from the P3 sculpting set.  The other tool is a Colour Shaper, and it’s actually made for painting, but ... 

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How-to Tuesday: Extreme Ghetorix (Part 1)

If you’ve been following me on Twitter, you may have already seen some pictures of this project, and even if you aren’t a Twitterer (Tweeter?).  This is for local player Danny, who plays all things broken (Cryx, Haley2 double Stormwall), and currently has his sights set on Circle Orboros.  Like many of my local players, ... 

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