Video ‘How to: Paint Faces 2’

In this post I’ll be painting a face with a different skintone. With the variety of skin tones you have available you can pick from any number and the principles will still be the same. The miniature in this video is one of the plastic Frostgrave Soldiers, with the head being from a different company,… More Video ‘How to: Paint Faces 2’

Video ‘How to: Paint Blue Cloaks’

This video is a quick and easy method of painting blue cloaks using two colours and a shade. It doesn’t really matter which blue you choose, the principles are the same. This is an ideal method for any miniatures as it’s all about the cloak. A list of paints can be found below the video:… More Video ‘How to: Paint Blue Cloaks’

Video ‘How to: Paint Plate Armour’

Continuing the tutorials on fantasy and RPG type miniatures, this is a very quick tutorial on how to paint plate armour. It’s used on miniatures from historical games like Saga through to sci fi games like Warhammer 40k, but this quick and easy method should have it looking great for the tabletop. Although I used… More Video ‘How to: Paint Plate Armour’

How to: Paint gore and open wounds on Death Guard, Pox Walkers and Zombies

This is an older post from 2017 that we’ve recently copied across from the old site. With some of the newer Nurgle and undead miniatures coming out recently I thought it’d be a good time to repost it. Enjoy! On a lot of miniatures, you get the opportunity to paint the grotesque and gory, which… More How to: Paint gore and open wounds on Death Guard, Pox Walkers and Zombies

Video ‘How to: Paint Glass Bottles’

While painting up the Bioligus Putrifier for a video, I realised that about 20% of the miniature is bottles of some description, so, I held off on painting to do this video. This week, I’ll be taking you through a quick and easy method to paint glass bottles.   Thanks for watching, and if you… More Video ‘How to: Paint Glass Bottles’

The Brush and Boltgun “Hobby Guilt” Season

Here at the Brush and Boltgun we have decided that November and December will be our “Hobby Guilt” months. “What does that mean?” I hear you ask. Well, rather than starting a new challenge, we thought it would be a good idea to make some progress on all of those half finished hobby projects that… More The Brush and Boltgun “Hobby Guilt” Season

Painting Basics: Painting Red

This tutorial goes along with the Painting Red Video which we put up not long ago, and is a basic step by step breakdown on that, but also showing the difference that different washes can make. On the video I was painting a Chaos Terminator Lord’s cloak red, and used Citadel Druchii Violet – you’ll notice… More Painting Basics: Painting Red

Painting Basics – Glass bottles

One of the things I’ve found myself painting an increasing amount of in the past few years, is glass bottles, be they on the waist of the Sanguinor, or a Frostgrave apothecary. This has become even more apparent since I started getting scenery and miniatures ready for Dead Man’s Hand, a Wild West miniatures game.… More Painting Basics – Glass bottles

Christmas in the Underworld – Demons from Frostgrave

Frostgrave, where to start? Well, A while ago, one of my pals, Phil, pointed out Frostgrave to me. Now loving Necromunda, and missing the opportunity for Mordheim through lack of people to game with, I loved it on sight. Literally. Six months later I have loads of stuff for it and have yet to play… More Christmas in the Underworld – Demons from Frostgrave