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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: Assembly Guide – Cylena Raefyll and the Nyss Hunters

Welcome to the first installment of the Assembly Guide series of articles! This series will go over the most common (and maybe some not-so-common) difficult to assemble models in the Privateer Press range, and provide the reader with simple to follow instructions on how to put these models together in the easiest way possible. In

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: Basics – Back in Black: Painting Black Armour

I’m baa-aack! With an appropriately named tutorial to boot. It’s been what, a month since I did an ‘official’ tutorial for Hand Cannon?? Not counting the previews of course. I hope you all enjoy, good readers! This is another in my Basics series of tutorials, that covers some of the fundamental techniques in miniature painting.

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

Preview: Cygnar Storm Strider – Completion

Welcome back to the Final Installment of the Storm Strider Previews! It’s been a long and arduous journey since I was first handed this beauty at Lock n’ Load to preview on Hand Cannon. I had a vision. It was ambitious. I thought I could do it in two weeks. I was wrong. Dead wrong.

Preview: Cygnar Storm Strider – Painting the Walker

Welcome to the next installment of Battle Engine Week! (Actually, it’s now three weeks, as I had to push this article back a few days in order to get finished painting just the Strider itself! But, who’s counting….right?) As I continue through the Storm Strider Preview series of articles, I’m now finding that this project

Preview: Cygnar Storm Strider – Basing the Beast

Welcome back to Battle Engine Week 2! Last week I revealed what was in the Strom Strider box, and how to assemble the resin and white metal walker. This week, I’ll be building a scenic, and appropriately Epic base, and showing you how to paint the Strider itself quickly, so you can get it to

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