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

Welcome back to the final installment of my Lock n’ Load diaries! Sit back, grab a beverage, and go to the bathroom before you start reading…this one’s going to be a long one. I had a great time, and actually got in a lot less gaming than I thought I would. There were so many

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

Tutorial: Advanced – Glorious Locks: Painting Hair

This is another article in my Advanced series; Painting Hair! It is one of the most asked about methods, and one thing that a lot of painters struggle with. Now that we’ve given coverage to the face, and eyes, I can show you Hand Cannon readers some tricks on painting those Glorious Locks. In this

Tutorial: Basics – Smooth it Over: Two-Brush Blending

This is another article in my series of miniature painting basics. In this article, I’ll be covering one of the best techniques for painting your models quickly, and to a very high standard; Two-Brush Blending! A lot of people struggle with this technique, as it’s much easier to learn by observation. Certainly the best way

Tutorial: Basic – Thematic Basing – Part 2: Base Building

Part 2, or ‘Paint It, and They Will Look Even Cooler.’ You can find Part 1 of this tutorial – ‘Base Building Basics’ here! So, you now have the basic knowledge on how to build a few different kinds of bases, with a few basic materials. Now, how do we go about making them as

Tutorial: Basic – Thematic Basing – Part 1: Base Building

One of the most important aspects of making your models look their best is very often overlooked. A well-done, scenic base can add a lot to all the hard work you put into your paint jobs, and can really make characters, and unique personalities stand out on the battlefield. Not only does it make them

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