Tag Archives: Beginners

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Easy Vampiric, or Pale Skin/Flesh

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Easy Vampiric, or Pale Skin/Flesh

This video focuses on some paler kinds of flesh, and I make use of some of the new Formula P3’s that released with the Grymkin. Some easy steps, and guidelines to follow when painting female flesh in particular, and general practices to use when painting the female form in miniature. All paints used in this

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory: Analagous & Triadic Harmonies

Continuing from the last video in the series and building upon the concepts introduced in that one. If you have yet to see it, you can watch it here.  I have added more to the colour wheel I built in the first episode, but you can still watch this video without watching the complimentary colours

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Copper, Bronze & Verdigris

By Patron Request, a quick easy tutorial on creating true metallic bronze and copper, along with oxidation, or verdigris. I explain how to get a copper colour, and demonstrate how to paint bronze. The patina or verdigris applies to both bronze and copper. All paints used in this tutorial are Formula P3 by Privateer Press

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory – Complimentary Colours

This is a subject that painter’s just cannot seem to get enough of. The first in a series of videos in which I will be talking about the various terms, methods, and aspects of colour theory in regards to miniature painting. In this particular episode, I cover what complimentary colours are, how to use them,

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Chips, Scratches, Rust & Corrosion

Some very simple concepts and methods are contained within this video, which will make painting battle damage, rust, and corroded metals a breeze. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privater Press unless stated otherwise. Colours used and recommended: Moldy Ochre Ember Orange Khador Red Highlight Skorne Red Bloodtracker Brown Bloodstone Umbral

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Wet Blending: How-to

I have been asked about this. A LOT. So, since it’s a hot topic, and it’s really cold and dry in most places, what better time to release a video on wet blending I say. Pretty basic stuff, and something you might want to try if you’re having any difficulties with two brush blending. Or,

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Basic Principles of Washes

This video covers some basic techniques, and reasons for using a wash. I cover the basic principles and my basic wash recipe, which is easy to tweak and adjust to each painter’s preference. There is some very basic stuff covered here, but for the more advanced painters, I show you how to use washes to

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Easy Dungeon Basing (Massive Darkness)

I’ve had a number of questions about my Massive Darkness bases. So, here it is, in all of it’s super-easy glory, the method for my Massive Darkness basing. This will work for any figure with an integrated base, and if you want the appearance of dungeon flooring for the base. Supplies needed: White (PVA) Glue

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Swamp Bases Made Easy

A quick and easy method for great looking swamp bases. This is demo’d on a 50mm base, but it can be scaled down or up as needed. Of course, the bigger the base, the more stuff you can do and cram onto there. I opted for a combination of functional and scenic. Nothing detracts from

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