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 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

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

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 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’

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 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.

Kustomizationz: The Ork Shield-Wall

When I started playing about with Orks again a few weeks ago, I couldn’t help but notice the number of bare plastic and undercoated boyz. I wanted to paint them up quickly, and was going to do just that, with a quick ‘how to:’ post and video. Instead, I became distracted. One of the greatest… More Kustomizationz: The Ork Shield-Wall

Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 2

The second, and final part of the Ork objective marker. If you’ve not seen part one, you can find it here, if you have, then carry on with the post below. Armour chipping Armour chipping was added to the Ork’s armour plates and helmet using a really basic, but effective technique. Once you’ve painted the… More Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 2

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 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’

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 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

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 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