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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Flat Surface True Metallic Metals (TMM)

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Flat Surface True Metallic Metals (TMM)

A complete guide to painting a flat surface with True Metallic Metals. Also applicable to your NMM as-is or with some slight changes. I cover the ins and outs of shading and highlighting, where to put them, and why. As well as a thorough explanation of the techniques for both TMM and NMM. Al paints

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Speed Painting: Zenithal Prime & Glaze

Get More Ghool! The first in a series of videos in which I will be covering various speed painting techniques. The first installment deals with utilizing zenithal priming (AKA sketch priming) and thick glazes to achieve fast and easy shades and highlights. This video allows one to stop at any point with which they are

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint ‘Gator Skin

A complete painting guide for crocodile, or alligator skin which could also be applied to any creature that is green and scaly. In this video I demonstrate my ‘painterly’ competitive method for painting small areas and shallow detail. This model from CMON’s board game, ‘The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch’ was one of the

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint Make-Up

A quick little video that teaches the painter some tips for painting make-up. When you need a sultry or seductive look for your female miniatures, make-up always helps. This requires a steady hand, but as long as you can apply thin paint, and hold the brush still, any painter can do this. All paints used

Highlighting & Shading a Flat, Reflective Surface

Here’s a little something I whipped up for Patrons last year, since a few were wondering how to shade and highlight a flat, reflective surface. I thought I should share this with the public at the suggestion from my wife. Firstly, when a surface is highly reflective, there will be a ‘hotspot’ of light that

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Glazing Flesh: Intermediate Principles

Following up from the first video which introduces the painter to the basic principles of employing glazes for flesh, this video advances those methods one step further. With these intermediate techniques, I demonstrate how to paint cuts, bruising, veins, and how to add character. Instead of covering large sections of flesh to create colour distinction,

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Painting Guide: Swamp Siren

The full painting guide for the first Minicrate miniature from Privateer Press, the Swamp Siren. This is the complete process, excepting the base. But, that video is linked at the end of this one. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press, unless stated otherwise. Skin: Base – Thrall Flesh +

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Twilight Knight Promo (Part 1)

This video is the start of a few videos featuring the Twilight Knight promo for Wrath of Kings. Since this is the start, I began with the flesh and hair. The method used to paint the skin is that which I have seen used by several ‘pros’. It starts with a deep base, and you

Ghools’ Painting Tips – De-Mystifying Non-Metallic Metals

A painting guide that goes in-depth with NMM, and provides an easy to use workflow and methodology. This is more for advanced painters, and those wishing to really push their skills to the next level. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated otherwise. Base – Bastion Grey Shade

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Basic Principles of Horses

By Patron request! This video sets up the basic principles and techniques to use when painting a horse, or anything with smooth, rounded surfaces. This tutorial can also be used as an alternate white, in which the final look is cooler, and starker than my standard white method. I cover several techniques and methods for

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