Video ‘How to: Paint blue-white Sword Blades/Power Swords’

In this video I’ll be doing a real-time tutorial on how to paint a blue white sword blade, commonly used for power swords and force swords. Now you can take a lot longer on these to get the blending smoother, but this is a quick and easy method of getting them looking great for the… More Video ‘How to: Paint blue-white Sword Blades/Power Swords’

Video ‘How to: Paint Chaos Space Marine Lascannons – Black Legion’

In the first of a few videos painting up Chaos Space Marine havocs and their weapons, I’ll be painting up the Lascannon and it’s power pack. It’s a very simple paint scheme, but will have your units looking great on the battlefield. A full list of paints is below the video. PaintsCitadel Retributor Armour Citadel… More Video ‘How to: Paint Chaos Space Marine Lascannons – Black Legion’

Video ‘How to: Paint Vex Machinator’s Helstalker’

In this video I’ll be painting up Vex Machinator’s Helstalker from the Vex Machinator Lord Discordant miniature. The model itself is pretty big and has a heap of detail on it, so painting it up takes a lot more time than is shown on the video, the black and gold took up the most time,… More Video ‘How to: Paint Vex Machinator’s Helstalker’

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 Black Legion Armour Trim’

In this short start to finish video I’ll be showing how to paint the armour trim found on Chaos Space Marines, using a Black Legion Havoc. I’m just painting up one of the Pauldrons as a full miniature would be a very long video, but replicating these methods will get the armour trim on your… More Video ‘How to: Paint Black Legion Armour Trim’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Necromunda Goliath’

In this video I’ll be painting up one of the House Goliath gangers from Necromunda Underhive. The Goliath’s standard colour is red and I went with a bright green for the chemicals they use to add a bit of contrast. If you’ve not tried the game yet, we highly recommend it. A full list of… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Necromunda Goliath’

How to: Paint Black Legion Obliterators

With the launch of the Shadowspear boxed game, Chaos Space Marine players and new acolytes were blessed with two new Obliterator miniatures. Gone were the hunched and funny looking Obliterators of old, to be replaced with two superb miniatures, that looked intimidating rather than looking like they had a bad back and were crawling about… More How to: Paint Black Legion Obliterators

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 Sister Superior Amalia Novena’

The first of the Sisters of Battle/Orders Militant has arrived! Sister Superior Amalia Novena was released on Warhammer Day. It would have been rude not to paint her straight away, as the miniature is superb. There’s a lot of great details, and with the pictures released of some of the future Sisters of Battle releases,… More Video ‘How to: Paint Sister Superior Amalia Novena’

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’

Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon’s Mask Head’

In this short video, I’ll be painting up one of the alternate heads for Abaddon the Despoiler. If you’ve used the masked head, or will be using it, this handy tutorial will get it looking great for the tabletop. A full list of paints is below the video: Paints Citadel Averland Sunset Citadel Yriel Yellow… More Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon’s Mask Head’

Video ‘How to: Paint Chain Mail’

Continuing the tutorials on fantasy and RPG type miniatures, this is a very quick tutorial on how to paint chain mail, chainmail, or mail, depending on how you want to say it. It’s used on miniatures from historical games like Saga through to sci fi games like Warhammer 40k, but this quick and easy method… More Video ‘How to: Paint Chain Mail’

Video ‘How to: Paint Black Legion Terminators’

In this video I’ll be painting up a Black Legion Terminator Champion to get him looking great for the tabletop. If you’ve not seen the new Chaos Space Marine Terminators you should give them a look, they’re really dynamic and have lots of superb details. I decided on Purple for his sword, as it ties… More Video ‘How to: Paint Black Legion Terminators’

Video ‘How to: Paint Vex Machinator, Lord Discordant

In this video I’ll be painting up Vex Machinator, the Lord Discordant. For this video I’ll only be painting up Vex himself, as the Helstalker is a separate model in it’s own right. I’ll be painting him up in the Black Legion colours and uploading another video of the Helstalker in the coming weeks. A… More Video ‘How to: Paint Vex Machinator, Lord Discordant

Video ‘How to: Paint a Wooden Door’

In the first of the fantasy/dungeon crawler/rpg videos, I’ll be taking you through a quick and easy way of painting wooden doors. As the line of sight blocker in corridors, tunnels and rooms, they look good with a lick of paint, and the Mantic Games Dungeon Saga ones are no exception. I used a limited… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Wooden Door’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Dark Apostle’

In this video I’ll be painting up the Chaos Space Marine Dark Apostle. It’s a stunning miniature with plenty of details that make it a stunning piece for any Chaos Space Marine Army. I’ll be painting him up in the Black Legion colours. A full list of paints used can be found below the video:… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Dark Apostle’

Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’s base’

Even the Warmaster needs something to stand on when taking on the Imperium. What better than the corpse of a Loyalist Space Marine? In this video I’ll be taking you through how I painted the base for Abaddon the Despoiler who was painted up for a video a while ago. I’ve linked the Abaddon video… More Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’s base’

How to: Paint a Dark Disciple

With the release of Games Workshop’s new Chaos Space Marines came a new Dark Apostle miniature. I loved the original, but the finecast on mine seemed to become brittle, and eventually I became sick of gluing pieces of him back on and binned him. Being plastic, the new one suffers with none of those problems,… More How to: Paint a Dark Disciple

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Venomcrawler

In this video I’ll be painting up the Venomcrawler from the Shadowspear boxed set. The model itself is pretty big and has a heap of detail on it, so painting it up takes a lot longer than the video is, the black, flesh and gold took up the longest time, but the end result is… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Venomcrawler

Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques, part 3

It’s the third and probably not final part of the Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques. If you’ve not read any so far, why not check out the part one and part two. Topknots If there’s one thing Chaos Space Marines love it’s a good topknot. For the Black Legion, I’ve been painting them all… More Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques, part 3

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Greater Possessed’

In this video I’ll be painting up one of the Greater Possessed miniatures from the Shadowspear boxed set. With these basic techniques you should be able to get your Greater Possessed painted up and looking great on your tabletop. I’ll be working on a fair few of the miniatures from Shadowspear and new Chaos Space… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Greater Possessed’

Video ‘How to: Paint a quick and easy Tempered Metal Effect’

It’s a Bank Holiday Bonus video. In this video I’ll be showing you how to paint a quick and easy tempered/scorched metal effect. I tend to use this on my meltaguns, and from the picture on the video you can see the effects on two Sons of Horus Breachers. This can be done over a… More Video ‘How to: Paint a quick and easy Tempered Metal Effect’

Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques, part 2

If you haven’t seen the first part of the series, you can check out Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques, part 1. At the moment I’m working on a ten man assault squad for the Black Legion, so this post is focussing on their weapons, the idea being that there will be a bolter squad… More Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques, part 2

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Obliterator’

In this video I’ll be painting up one of the new obliterator miniatures. With these basic techniques you should be able to get your obliterators painted up and looking great on your tabletop. I’ll be working on a fair few of the miniatures from Shadowspear and new Chaos Space Marine miniatures over the next few… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Obliterator’

Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques

With the release of the new Chaos Space Marine kits, my focus obviously shifted from everything else that I need to do, onto the Warmaster’s forces. The techniques I’ll be covering in these posts are all on Black Legion, but the processes can be used for a number of different forces. I’ve used all these… More Black Legion/Chaos Space Marine painting techniques

Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’

In this video I’ll be painting up the new Abaddon the Despoiler miniature that was released recently. In this video I’m just painting up Abaddon and not his base, I’ll be doing that over the next couple of weeks. Also, it’ll be painted up to fit with the rest of the Black Legion miniatures I’m… More Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Chaos Space Marine’

In this video I’ll be painting up a Black Legion Chaos Space Marine. It’s been built from parts of the Chaos Space Marine superb multi-part kit which was released a couple of weeks ago. I’ll be working on a fair few of the miniatures from Shadowspear and new Chaos Space Marine range over the next… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Chaos Space Marine’