Video ‘How to: Paint Fire and Flames’

In this short tutorial, I’ll be showing you a quick and easy method of painting fire and flames. I’m using the Master of Possession miniature from the new Warhammer 40,000 Shadowspear box as he has four burning skulls to demonstrate on. It’s a really limited palette, and the whole technique takes about 20 minutes to… More Video ‘How to: Paint Fire and Flames’

Abaddon the Despoiler Scratch Build

This post is originally from September 2017, and is today copied over from the original Brush and Boltgun site. I thought it quite fitting in light of the new Abaddon miniature being released. Last year, I decided that I wasn’t keen on the Abaddon the Despoiler miniature from GW, which, for someone so poignant to… More Abaddon the Despoiler Scratch Build

Video ‘How to: Paint a Genestealer Cults Jackal Alpha

In this video, I’ll be talking through how I paint a Genestealer Cults Jackal Alphus from start to finish. To begin with he’s been sprayed with Citadel Zandri Dust and the video starts with him in that colour. I have a lot of Genestealer Cults miniatures, so if there’s any you’d like to see please… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Genestealer Cults Jackal Alpha

How to: Paint Garrek’s Reavers, Khorne Bloodbound

When I painted up the Stormcast from Shadespire, I hadn’t played it, but had heard good things. Now that I’ve played a few games, I can confirm it’s good. In light of how good it is, I pushed on with painting up some of the miniatures from it. The Khorne Bloodbound are amazingly dynamic, and… More How to: Paint Garrek’s Reavers, Khorne Bloodbound

Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Librarian

In this video, I’ll be talking through how I paint a Primaris Librarian from start to finish. To begin with he’s been sprayed with Citadel Averland Sunset and Macragge Blue and the video starts with him in that colour. Although I’m painting him as a Lamenters’ Librarian, it’s only the pauldron with the Chapter symbols… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Librarian

How to: Paint Death Guard Lord of Contagion

With the Dark Imperium Warhammer 40k starter box, you were introduced to some awesome new chaps, one of which was the one in the middle below, the Lord of Contagion. Now as the new 40k miniatures stand a little taller than the old, he’s a pretty daunting miniature when you stand him next to Chaos… More How to: Paint Death Guard Lord of Contagion

Video ‘How to: Paint weathered wheels/tyres’

This video is a quick and easy method of painting wheels and tyres on ork vehicles, or any vehicles where you want a little corrosion on them. It uses a really small palette of colours but leaves the wheels looking great. I specifically use Vallejo Black and Vallejo German Grey on tyres because of their… More Video ‘How to: Paint weathered wheels/tyres’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Lamenters’ Primaris Lieutenant’

In this video, I’ll be talking through how I paint a Lamenters’ Primaris Lieutenant from start to finish. To begin with he’s been sprayed with Averland Sunset, and the video starts with him in that colour. I have a lot of Primaris to paint as Lamenters, so if there’s any you’d like to see please… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Lamenters’ Primaris Lieutenant’

How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 4

If you’ve not read part 3 yet, you can find it here. In the final part of the Primaris Space Wolves tutorial, I’ll be talking through the techniques to paint up the shoulder pads and blades, with a talk through about the weapons. Squad markings Although space marines are like shock troops, and don’t wear… More How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 4

Video ‘How to: Paint Lord Felthius /Blightlord Terminators

After a long break away, I’m returning to the Death Guard in an attempt to clear the shelves of the great unpainted. This week I’m painting up Lord Felthius from start to sickly finish. Out of all the Blightlord Terminators and his Tainted Cohorts, I thought that Felthius had the most features shared by other… More Video ‘How to: Paint Lord Felthius /Blightlord Terminators

Start to Finish: Perry Miniatures’ French Dragoons (pt. 1)

As the guys at Brush and Boltgun know, I’m not the guy to show you how to paint display standard models. I don’t have the patience, skill or ability to see colours enough to sit there and meticulously layer a model to look like it’s about to get off the table and stab you with… More Start to Finish: Perry Miniatures’ French Dragoons (pt. 1)

How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 3

If you’ve not read part 2 yet, head here, and you can link to part 1 there. Reiver face mask Many moons ago, the fluff for the Space Marine Chaplains had their wearing the bones of their predecessor, including the skull – the Emperor only knows why they had such odd skulls, but there was… More How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 3

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Warboss’

In this video I’ll be painting up an Ork Warboss for a Death Skulls army. While the colours of the clothing might be different, the principles would be the same for any Ork Warboss. If you watched the Warboss Skin video, you may want to jump to 5:05 as this will take you to the… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Warboss’

How to: Paint Space Wolf Primaris, part 2

If you’ve not read part one of this tutorial, head here to see how to paint the armour. Skin The skin on the Space Wolves was done using only three colours, more if it was a face with a wound of some sort. On the model below (nicknamed John Bernthal) the skin was based with… More How to: Paint Space Wolf Primaris, part 2

Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Warboss Skin’

In this, the final Ork skin video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up an Ork Warboss’s skin to look great for the tabletop. I’ve started with the skin of the smallest – Grots (not counting snotlings as they’re more for comedic value), and worked up to a Warboss, so if… More Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Warboss Skin’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Space Wolf Primaris Reiver

In this video I’ll be painting up A Primaris Reiver for my Space Wolf Kill Team. It’s a pretty basic paint job, but looks great on the tabletop. The video starts with the miniature undercoated in Army Painter Wolf Grey (which is pretty much identical to Citadel Russ Grey – my eyes can’t tell the… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Space Wolf Primaris Reiver

How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 1

Welcome to the first part of a short guide to show you how to paint up Space Wolves. The miniatures in this tutorial are all Space Marine Primaris Intercessors and Reivers, but the principles are the same if you are painting up normal sized Space Wolves. In this part, we’ll be covering the armour for… More How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 1

Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Nob Flesh

In this week’s short video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up an Ork Nob’s flesh for the tabletop. With most ork armies there’s going to be a fair few Nobs, either leading boyz mobz, or in their own tough squads, so this quick (and easily variable) method is great for… More Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Nob Flesh

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Lenses)

Hello and welcome to another post on my continuous series about how to paint a Dark Angels Tactical Squad. You can find the rest of the posts in the drop down menu above. This week I’m looking at how to paint the eye lenses on the helmets of the tactical squad. There are many ways… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Lenses)

Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Space Wolf

As a bit of a change from the greenskins, in this video I’ll be painting up one of my Space Wolf Kill Team. It’s a pretty basic paint job, but looks great on the tabletop. What does everyone think of the Primaris miniatures? It’s the first I’ve painted and I found it really nice to… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Space Wolf

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Plasma)

Hello and welcome to another post on my continuous series about how to paint a Dark Angels Tactical Squad. You can find the rest of the posts in the drop down menu above. This week I am looking at how to paint the coils of plasma weapons. A popular method is to use OSL (object… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Plasma)

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Meganob’

In this video, I’ll be showing how to paint a Death Skulls Meganob from start to finish. The techniques used are all easy to do, but combined together they’ll get your Meganobz looking great on the tabletop. If you wanted to, you could keep going on this model after I stop, adding stripes to wires,… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Meganob’

Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Vehicle Engines and Exhausts’

In this video, I’ll be looking at a quick and easy method of painting the engines and exhausts for your ork vehicles. Each simple method can be used to varying degrees to achieve the look that you’re after, but it slightly grubby, or totally filthy and rusted. Details of paints and other relevant videos can… More Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Vehicle Engines and Exhausts’

How to: Paint Stormcast Retributors – featuring lumpy spray paint.

This post was meant to be all about how to paint Stormcast Retributors, in a similar vein to the Liberators, Sequitors, etc that I’ve already covered. Firstly, I always start by spraying them with Retributor Armour, as I find the spray the best base colour. As usual, this post starts with them sprayed with Retributor… More How to: Paint Stormcast Retributors – featuring lumpy spray paint.