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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Flat Surface True Metallic Metals (TMM)

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Flat Surface True Metallic Metals (TMM)

A complete guide to painting a flat surface with True Metallic Metals. Also applicable to your NMM as-is or with some slight changes. I cover the ins and outs of shading and highlighting, where to put them, and why. As well as a thorough explanation of the techniques for both TMM and NMM. Al paints

Highlighting & Shading a Flat, Reflective Surface

Here’s a little something I whipped up for Patrons last year, since a few were wondering how to shade and highlight a flat, reflective surface. I thought I should share this with the public at the suggestion from my wife. Firstly, when a surface is highly reflective, there will be a ‘hotspot’ of light that

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 – 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.  

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