Tag Archives: Miniature Painting

Getting Started in Warmachine: Tier 3 – Painting

Welcome back to the third tier of our getting started in Warmachine series. This part of Tier 3 will get you started painting your models. This guide is intended for those new to Warmachine and those new to wargaming as a whole. Our intent is to take a player who has never played a wargame

Tutorial: Basics – Glazed Over: Washes and Glazing

Welcome to another article in the Basics Series for Miniature Painting! In this article I will demonstrate techniques for glazing, and washing, and the difference between the two. The majority of this tutorial will cover glazing, since it is a technique a lot of painters struggle with understanding; How thick does the glaze need to

Tutorial: Advanced – Object-Source Lighting

One of the most eye-catching effects in miniature painting is source lighting, where a glowing object casts light on the rest of the miniature. Especially in the fantasy and science-fiction genres, it’s a great way to show that a sword is imbued with magical energy, or a plasma cannon is charged and ready to fire.

Tutorial: Advanced – That One Hurt!: Painting Battle Damage

[singlepic id=880 w=150 h=150 float=center] We all love tabletop wargames, and our miniatures often see many battles. As hobbyists, we want our miniatures to look it! Well-done battle damage effects can make miniatures look more realistic on the battlefield, and also more fun to look at. In this tutorial, I will demonstrate a couple different

Painting Your Gators

[singlepic id=372 w=320 h=240 float=center] Crocs are cool. They and the boars seem to be the current vogue in Hordes. Unfortunately, I was never really happy with how the gators got painted in the studio. The colors are drab and swampy ( which is reasonable given that they are gators), but this just doesn’t fly

Tutorial: Advanced – Make it Up: Female Faces, and Make-Up

Welcome back, painters! This is another article in my advanced series, where I demonstrate some simple techniques in making your female miniatures look feminine. I will cover some basic concepts in achieving female skin tones, and I will go into great detail on how to apply make-up, and proper feminine looking eyebrows to your women

Lock n’ Load: A Painter’s Journey to the Competition – Introduction

Hello, fellow painters! I have decided to create an article series that will run weekly from now, until I attend my first US convention since 1994, in which I will compete against other talented painters in the miniature hobby field. The only convention that I can feasibly afford to make it to this year will

Tutorial: Basics: This Plus That Equals? – Additives and Their Uses

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve posted any tutorials! I’ve been working hard on my Lock n Load entries, and likely won’t have anything as far as real painting tutorials go, until at least next week, as I don’t have anything that I can use to cover any techniques that I don’t want to

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