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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Wet Blending: How-to

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

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.

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint a Colour: Burgundy

Get twice the videos, live streams, exclusive painting references, and win models painted by me. Become a Patron. www.patreon.com/Ghool Another installment in the How to Paint a Colour series, and this time it’s that deep red that was so popular in the 1970’s, Burgundy. This method, and these colours will give you a rich, deep

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint a Colour: White II

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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Massive Darkness: 3D Doors

Get up to 4x the video content, ad-free. Live streams, draws to win painted models, exclusive WIPs, answers to all of your painting questions. And more. Become a Patron. https://www.patreon.com/ghool This is a guide in which you will quickly and easily get the board decor for Massive Darkness, painted. As the first installment, this second