Hobby Guilt – Christmas Edition

Rob: Well, it’s the Christmas Edition, but there’s nothing festive about this week’s painting. With work’s parties and day to day life, there’s not been too much in the way of painting other than finishing off the Stormcast Eternals for Wednesday’s post: I’ve also been working on the Khorne Bloodbound a little, though not a… More Hobby Guilt – Christmas Edition

Video: How to paint Necromunda Scenery, part 1 – Barricades, door terminals and the beast’s lair

In this weeks’ 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. Barricade Paints Used: Citadel Leadbelcher Shades: Citadel… More Video: How to paint Necromunda Scenery, part 1 – Barricades, door terminals and the beast’s lair

Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards – Part 2

Part one of this post can be found here. Since we had all the shades done at the end of part one, I started on the longest part of painting Death Guard in this way, the armour. I used a mix of watered downWhite and Citadel Ushabti Bone. Next came the corrosion. As these are pretty… More Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards – Part 2

How To Paint Adeptus Custodes Armour

In this video we show you how to get a nice gold armour for your Adeptus Custodes Guard Custodians and Sentinel Guard. You could also use this method for vehicles, but we will be showing a different method for that in a future video. Tools used: Citadel Nuln Oil Citadel Agrax Earthshade Forge World Clear… More How To Paint Adeptus Custodes Armour

Video ‘How to: Paint Shadespire Orruks’

This week our video is about how to paint the Orruks from Shadespire. I’ve not gone with the regular yellow, instead choosing the blue of the Death Skulls, because all of my 40k orks are Death Skulls. Check it out here: Thanks for reading, and if you have any thoughts please comment below. While you’re… More Video ‘How to: Paint Shadespire Orruks’

Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards – Part 1

As with all the Death Guard miniatures that have come out this year, I snaffled up the Deathshroud Bodyguards as soon as they landed. When they arrived I was both made up with them, and perplexed, as I thought they’d have more poses and options, but it doesn’t actually matter, because the models you can… More Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards – Part 1

Hobby Guilt – The saga continues

Rob We’ve been at this a few weeks now, and despite everything, I’ve still not stuck to the exact script of trying to clear out the backlog. This has been in no way helped by Necromunda being released. Since it’s release, I’ve primed all of the scenery with Games Workshop’s Stormvermin Fur spray and put… More Hobby Guilt – The saga continues

Video: How to Paint a Realm of Battle Tile

Painting a Games Workshop Realm of Battle Tile can be quite daunting. This video will show some methods that can be used used on any kinda of tabletop gaming board. The tools are in the video. If you have any questions, comment below. The music was kindly supplied by Scare Tactics, and you can find… More Video: How to Paint a Realm of Battle Tile

How to Paint Heresy Era Iron Hands – Part 5 (Lenses)

Welcome back to our continuing series on “How to Paint Heresy Era Iron Hands.” In this section I’m going to look at how to paint the eye-lenses on your Iron Hands. This method can also be used for any lights on equipment or vehicles. For my Iron Hands I’ve gone for blue lenses as this… More How to Paint Heresy Era Iron Hands – Part 5 (Lenses)

Hobby Guilt Season 3rd Update

Adam: Hi all. Apologies for missing last week’s instalment. Travelling with work got in the way, so all that really happened was that my models from Perry miniatures arrived, and there was much rejoicing. Unfortunately, this week’s progress hasn’t been particularly exciting either. This hobby challenge is definitely proving more of a grind than Blitzkrieg.… More Hobby Guilt Season 3rd Update

Video ‘How to: Paint a Death Guard Biologus Putrifier’

In this week’s video, I’ll be taking you through a step by step method of painting up the Biologus Putrifier for your Death Guard army. I’ve linked some relevant links and posts below, so feel free to check them out. Related videos; Weathering and Corrosion – https://youtu.be/_YExtR-RUbM How to: Paint Glass Bottles – https://youtu.be/fOsXPshvzU0 Related… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Death Guard Biologus Putrifier’

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’

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 4

This week I continued from where I left off, on the base. I started by painting all the pustules and boils with a mix of Citadel Averland Sunset and Vallejo White, before adding Citadel Carroburg Crimson shade around these areas. I also added Carroburg Crimson to the areas surrounding the tears in the flesh/stone. I… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 4

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 3

As I was saying in part 2, my initial plan to paint this in stages came unstuck because of how the model goes together, so my usual order of painting went out the window. This week, I’ve mainly been painting up the base and going over his cloak. At the end of part 2, his… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 3

Video – How to: Paint Tank Tracks

Here’s a useful method for getting your tank tracks looking like real metal! Tools used: Citadel Nuln Oil – https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Shade-Nuln-Oil Citadel Agrax Earthshade – https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Shade-Agrax-Earthshade Citadel Necron Compound – https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/Dry-Necron-Compound Citadel M Shade Brush – https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/M-Shade-Brush Citadel L Dry Brush – https://www.games-workshop.com/en-GB/L-Drybrush Used for recording: APEMAN Action Camera 12MP 1080P Canon 600D Apple iPhone 6s… More Video – How to: Paint Tank Tracks

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 2

Last week I posted about painting up Mortarion’s legs (here), and this week I’m carrying on with him, but in a slightly different way. I’d planned on painting him up in stages, so legs, cloak and backpack, etc, but discovered that in order to paint him like that, I kept having to handle each side… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 2

Video ‘How to: Paint Typhus, Herald of Nurgle’

In this week’s video, we’ll be painting up the Death Guard’s one and only Typhus, Herald of Nurgle. Paints Used:- Vallejo Model Air Rust Vallejo Model Air Steel Vallejo Model Colour White Vallejo Russian Uniform WWII Vallejo Model Colour Basic Skintone Vallejo Model Colour Dark Seagreen Vallejo Model Colour London Grey Citadel Xereus Purple Citadel… More Video ‘How to: Paint Typhus, Herald of Nurgle’

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 1 – Legs

With all the new Death Guard stuff kicking about, there was no chance I was going to miss out on Mortarion, and I pre-ordered the big lug on the first day. You may remember we did the Guilliman hobby challenge, painting up the newly returned primarch (final update here), and I thought initially that he… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 1 – Legs

Death Guard painting techniques, part 2

If you haven’t checked it out yet, part 1 of the Death Guard painting techniques can be found here and contains more techniques in for painting up your Death Guard miniatures. 1, Brass trim, bells, etc The brass on these miniatures is really easy to get looking good, and I’ve used this on each of my… More Death Guard painting techniques, part 2

Death Guard painting techniques, part 1

I’ve done a fair few Death Guard posts and videos, as everything is new and shiny at the moment, and there’s a lot of interest in how people are painting them, as there are a multitude of different styles and methods out there. While I give overall step by step posts, there’s never specific breakdowns… More Death Guard painting techniques, part 1

Video ‘How to: Paint Sons of the Cyclops’

In todays video, we’ll be giving a short tutorial on how to paint a sorcerer for the Sons of the Sorcerer warband, who are part of the Black Legion. This is using the Ahriman miniature from the Burning of Prospero boxed game. If you have any thoughts please comment below, and please follow us on… More Video ‘How to: Paint Sons of the Cyclops’

How to paint plaguebearers

Plaguebearers. They’ve always been hideous, and as Games Workshop’s miniatures have improved, they’ve become more so. With the release of Blightwar and the ongoing Death Guard releases – you may have noticed I’ve been painting Nurgle a LOT – I thought it would be a good time to expand my Chaos force for Age of… More How to paint plaguebearers

Basing Your Models for the Best Effect

Often it seems that my posts are in a reaction to something Rob has posted (yes, I am that petty), but I like to think they’re also good techniques that you can employ to improve your miniatures as well. Rob posted a blog post about using the bases of your models for baiting your opponent… More Basing Your Models for the Best Effect

How to: Paint a Death Guard Bloat Drone Part 2

If you’ve not read Part 1 yet, it’s here, and it will bring you up to speed on how to get to the start of this one. Where to start with the final part? The base. The plastic bases that Games Workshop make are pretty decent, and really easy to paint up so that they… More How to: Paint a Death Guard Bloat Drone Part 2