Video ‘How to: Paint Putrid Blightkings’

In this video I’ll be talking through a quick and easy method of painting up a Putrid Blightking so they’ll look great on the tabletop. A list of paints used is beneath the video. Paints Used: Citadel Leadbelcher Citadel Mephiston Red Citadel Deepkin Flesh Citadel Ulthuan Grey Citadel Rakarth Flesh Citadel Abbadon Black Citadel Retributor… More Video ‘How to: Paint Putrid Blightkings’

Saga Sunday: Anglo-Dane progress update and rules

Since the last update, I’ve been meaning to crack on with some Warhammer 30k stuff for our big game in July. Unfortunately I’ve been hooked on Saga, something which hasn’t helped the big game, but has meant I’ve made a lot of progress on my Anglo-Danes. The initial picture is set up almost identically to… More Saga Sunday: Anglo-Dane progress update and rules

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 7

It’s here! It’s finally here! The final, seventh slice of Mortarion. As I write this, he’s actually been finished for just over a month, but I’ve been working on other things and trying to get some interesting and different posts done – I’m sure there’s only so much Nurgle a site can hold. The Wings… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 7

Justaerin on the cheap: Painting Sons of Horus Justaerin

The Justaerin are part of Horus’s elite troops within the Sons of Horus, and … When I came to buy some of the Justaerin, I checked the Forge World miniatures first, but hesitated because, when funds are limited, it’s a big chunk to pay out for five miniatures – despite how nice they are. Instead… More Justaerin on the cheap: Painting Sons of Horus Justaerin

Video ‘How to: Paint Corroded Plate Armour

In this video I’ll be talking through a quick and easy method of painting corroded and weathered plate armour. This miniature is one of the Putrid Blightkings from Games Workshop, and a future video will detail how to paint the full miniature. While you’re here, why not subscribe to the channel so you won’t miss… More Video ‘How to: Paint Corroded Plate Armour

Painting basics – Tempered Metal effect

There are a few quick and easy methods you can use on a miniature to make it stand out, even if the rest of the painting is nothing special. I painted all the breachers and standard troops with a basic paint job as there are a lot of them, and I’d rather spend the limited… More Painting basics – Tempered Metal effect

Plaguebearer Painting Techniques, part 2

Welcome to the second part of the Plaguebearer Painting Techniques guide, where I’ll be showing the remaining parts of how I paint the Plaguebearers. Part one is here, so if you haven’t had a look yet, go and check it out, it covers all the rest of the miniatures that aren’t covered below. Blight Swords… More Plaguebearer Painting Techniques, part 2

Video ‘How to: Paint Poxwalkers’

In this video I’ll be talking through a quick and easy method of painting up Pox Walkers to get them looking great on your tabletop. While you’re here, why not subscribe to the channel so you won’t miss any of our future content? Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brushandboltgun/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brushandboltgun/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Brushandboltgun Paints Used: Vallejo Model Air Rust… More Video ‘How to: Paint Poxwalkers’

Painting basics – The wet palette (and how to make a cheap one)

For  the first twenty years or so of my painting life, I didn’t know about wet palettes and how useful they were. If I needed to use a paint I’d flip the lid of the pot and dip the brush in. While I still do that for a few paints – like Citadel Blood for… More Painting basics – The wet palette (and how to make a cheap one)

Video ‘How to: Paint Foul Blightspawn

In this video I’ll be talking through how I painted up a Death Guard Foul Blightspawn from start to finish. Each of the methods is very simple, but it gives a great overall effect for your miniature. Paint list below video. For this tutorial you will need the following: Paints Used: Vallejo Model Air Rust… More Video ‘How to: Paint Foul Blightspawn

Saga II: the Saga continues…

As Adam mentioned last week, the new edition of Saga has come out and we are all a quite excited about it! Unfortunately, my beloved Normans have changed drastically; the mounted warriors in the list now have to be equipped with javelins, which makes them very susceptible to damage, and they are no longer fit… More Saga II: the Saga continues…

Video ‘How To: Paint Death Guard Stomach Mouths’

In this short tutorial, I’ll be demonstrating a quick and easy method of painting up the mouths that some Death Guard have on their stomachs/chests. It has been covered in another tutorial, but this is entirely focused on getting the mouth looking great. For this tutorial you’ll need the following paints: Citadel Mephiston Red Citadel… More Video ‘How To: Paint Death Guard Stomach Mouths’

Video ‘How to: Paint Death Guard Plague Knives’

In this short tutorial, I’ll be demonstrating a quick and easy method of painting up the Death Guard Plague Knives. The same method can be used for pretty much all Death Guard weapons. It has been covered in a number of the other tutorials, but this is entirely focussed on getting the plague knives looking… More Video ‘How to: Paint Death Guard Plague Knives’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Death Guard Tallyman’

In this video I’ll be talking through how I painted up a Death Guard Tallyman from start to finish. Each of the methods is very simple, but it gives a great overall effect for your miniature. For this video I used: Paints: Vallejo Model Air Rust Vallejo Model Air Steel Vallejo Model Colour White Vallejo… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Death Guard Tallyman’

How to: Paint Cypher, Lord of the Fallen

When I first planned to do a Fallen army, I wasn’t too keen on the miniature for Cypher, the Lord of the Fallen. As a mysterious character, it was pretty good, but it didn’t wow me. Thankfully, when the Triumvirate of the Primarch appeared on the shelves, it included a new Cypher miniature, and it… More How to: Paint Cypher, Lord of the Fallen

Model Showcase: Aquaman (By Knight Models)

My best friend is a massive fan of DC Comic’s Aquaman. Having exhausted quite a lot of other Aquaman gifts, and not really following or knowing where the comics are up to, I needed something else. So, I decided to paint Knight Models Aqauman for a Christmas Present: Normally I start with a black undercoat,… More Model Showcase: Aquaman (By Knight Models)

Video ‘How to: Paint the Fallen’

In this video I’ll be showing a quick and easy method to paint a Fallen sergeant so they’ll look great on the tabletop.. The model itself is built using parts from the Dark Angels Veterans Squad and the Burning of Prospero box. A full list of paints and equipment are below the video here, and… More Video ‘How to: Paint the Fallen’

How to: Paint Relictors Terminators

The ongoing March to War has seen me paint up the Relictors, a chapter which I was originally going to start when Dark Vengeance was released years ago. I painted up one guy, the Dark Angels robed chap, then left him alone and moved onto the Scythes of the Emperor – Another doomed project. For… More How to: Paint Relictors Terminators

Video ‘How to: Paint Nurglings’

This week’s video is a quick and easy method of painting Nurglings to get them looking great on the tabletop. The video shows how to paint one row of Nurglings, but repeat the process on each row and they’ll look like the image above. A full list of paints is below the video here, and… More Video ‘How to: Paint Nurglings’

How to: Paint Cities of Death Buildings

Many moons ago, when the Cities of Death expansion and terrain came out, I ended up with two sets of the Imperial Sector box. These were built and sprayed grey with a car spray paint and left for years. I was always focussed on painting armies and terrain took the back seat. This was back… More How to: Paint Cities of Death Buildings

Video ‘How to: Paint a Relictors Captain’

Today’s video is in line with my March to War 2018 attempts, and is painting up the Captain I’m using for the small Relictors force. His chaos sword isn’t painted in the video, as the effect for that will be used in a future tutorial. If you have any thoughts please comment below, and please… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Relictors Captain’

Video ‘How to: Paint Sector Imperialis bases.’

Today’s video is a quick and easy way to paint up your Sector Imperialis bases so that they look great on the tabletop. Although the bases don’t look like much, painted up they look ace, and will make any force stand out with a little effort. Thanks for reading, and if you have any thoughts… More Video ‘How to: Paint Sector Imperialis bases.’

Video: How to Paint Necromunda Scenery, Part 2 – Gang Relic, Door, and Loot Casket

In this week’s video I’ll be showing quick and easy methods to get your barricades, door terminals, and the beast’s lair painted so they look great on the tabletop. All the scenery is from the Necromunda Underhive game, but the same techniques can be used on any scenery. Thanks for reading, and if you have… More Video: How to Paint Necromunda Scenery, Part 2 – Gang Relic, Door, and Loot Casket

Hobby Guilt and The Last Crusade

Mike: I started the Hobby Guilt season with a lot of optimism. It was, after all, my idea. I thought, ‘great, I can finally clear out some of these models that I’ve been working on before starting on our March to War 2018 competition in January’. As you’ve seen, fate and time transpired against me.… More Hobby Guilt and The Last Crusade