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Ghool’s Painting Tips – How to Paint a Colour: Green

Ghool’s Painting Tips – How to Paint a Colour: Green

This is some basic discussion of colours to use when shading and highlighting green. In case you have a limited palette, I show you how to work with some very basic colours for shading and highlighting green. I’ll apologize for the number of sections where it is tough to see what’s being painted. The model

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Thin Your Paint, and Apply a Base Coat

This is a basic guide on how to properly thin your paints for base coating, and how to apply it. There’s also a bunch of tips and tricks for keeping paint out of your ferrule, and keeping your paint pots chunk-free.  

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Remove a Styrene Model from its’ Sprue

This one was done by request. And since there are so many new Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower owners that might not have any idea as to where to begin. This video is for you. This is a basic guide for mold line removal and the best methods for getting styrene models out of their sprue

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Prep a PVC Plastic Model, or How to Remove Mold Lines

Some basic stuff in this video. But in case there are any beginners out there that just have no idea where to begin, this video is for you. I cover techniques specific to PVC models and the best methods for mold line removal.

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Painting Wood & Rope (or, How to Make a Glaze and Wash)

This video covers some glaze-making tips, and how to make a wash with paint and water. Well, I guess you could say it also teaches you how to paint convincing wood and rope by using glazes and washing, and knowing how to paint lines, dashes, and dots. Some easy to learn techniques that can make

Ghools’ Painting Tips – True Metallic Gold (TMM): Gold

These videos covers the basic techniques for base coating, shading, and highlighting metallic golds/brass/bronze. I cover glazing, and making a wash/glaze using inks and matte medium. Switching the base metallic is pretty much all that’s required to paint brass, or bronze as well. I broke this one into two parts, otherwise it would have been

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Non-Metallic Gold (NMM): Gold

This quick tip continues on concepts covered in Quick Tips #13 and #14, Non-Metallic Metals. Since those videos both cover the core concepts for NMM, this one is a bit shorter. In this particular video, I go over Non-Metallic Gold. A simple switch of colours can provide the painter with brass, bronze, copper, or a

Ghools’ Painting Tips – True Metallic Metal (TMM): Iron/Silver/Steel

This particular video covers methods for painting silver, steel or iron using metallic paints. Basic techniques as well as those discussed in the previous non-metallic metal videos are used in this video. If you find some concepts unfamiliar, I suggest giving the NMM videos a watch first.  

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Non-Metallic Metal (NMM): Curved Steel Surfaces

This video runs just over 20 minutes, which is long for a quick tip. I go over the lighting nuances when painting a reflective and curved metal surface.