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Ghools’ Painting Tips – Keeping the Colour of the Plastic

A frequently asked question by board gamers is; ‘Can I just wash the plastic pieces, and use the colour underneath?’ The answer is yes, you can! And it’s much easier than you think. This video dives into the reasons for priming, and how to prime a model without primer. Yes. Without primer. Want more? https://www.Patreon.com/Ghool

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Painted Cobblestone Bases

A follow-up to my Massive Darkness dungeon bases, except in this video I’m painting rectangular cobbles instead of roughly shaped stone. Another easy method for painting anything with an integrated base, which you do not want to remove the figure from. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Black Lining Made Easy

A complete video on the easiest and least painful way to paint your black lining. I demonstrate the rest of the wrappings anyways, and talk a bit on colour theory as well. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated otherwise. Black Line – Umbral Umber (try not to

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint ‘Gator Skin

A complete painting guide for crocodile, or alligator skin which could also be applied to any creature that is green and scaly. In this video I demonstrate my ‘painterly’ competitive method for painting small areas and shallow detail. This model from CMON’s board game, ‘The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch’ was one of the

Ghools Painting Tips – Fyanna, Torment of Everblight

Download all my videos. Ask questions and have them answered on video. Become a Patron. https://www.patreon.com/ghool This is something from last year that was originally for Patrons only – a complete painting guide for Fyanna, Torment of Everblight. I have already covered Legion skin, and carapace in quick tips. But, I re-iterate that information and

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Easy Blood Splatter & Effects

I demonstrate two different ways for easy blood effects. When mixing your own blood colours, adding some gloss medium or varnish to the mix will give it some shine. Alternately, you can gloss varnish just the blood effects after application. All paints used in this video are Formula P3 by Privateer Press unless stated otherwise.

Ghools’ Painting Tips – How to Paint a Colour: Drab Green

One of my most-used and favourite greens. I’m giving away my secret formula here folks, so I hope at least that’s of some value. 😛 This quick tip is a bit longer, as there was too much good, two brush blending footage to just discard. For those of you looking for a complete demo, and

Episode 10 of Cosing A Problem: Season 2 – Emerald City Comic Con (Sunday)

We have finally recorded our Sunday episode of Emerald City Comic Con. Billy The Brick joins us and we also talk about the things to consider for comfort cosplays to end long cons. Cosing a Problem is a podcast about cosplay, conventions and geek life. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CosingaProblem or on Instagram at

Ghools’ Painting Tips – Colour Theory: Using Tone & Contrast

This video continues on from the previous two in the series. If you need to watch them, they can be found at the links below: Complimentary Colours – https://youtu.be/4qPwmiPo7h4 Analagous & Triadic Harmonies – https://youtu.be/r9g9wVi1vEg This video delves into some more science based colour mixing, and which colours to use in order to do-so. A

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