How to: Paint Black Legion Terminators – Armour

The new Chaos Space Marine Terminator box which came out a couple of months ago improved what were already some pretty decent miniatures. The details on the new miniatures is a lot crisper than the previous incarnation, and they look a lot more intimidating. After painting up the Terminator Champion for a video, I thought… More How to: Paint Black Legion Terminators – Armour

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Havoc with Reaper Chaincannon’

In this video I’ll be taking you through how to paint a Black Legion havoc armed with a Reaper Chaincannon. The new havoc miniatures are superb, well detailed and posed, but also they’re a little more plain than some of the other new Chaos Space Marine miniatures, with less tiny details which take a lot… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Havoc with Reaper Chaincannon’

How to: Paint Black Legion Obliterators, part 2

As well as this post about Obliterators, there is also another guide to painting them, and a start to finish video tutorial. The Obliterators have a lot of details that make them stand out, some of which can be easily overlooked on such a large and intimidating miniature, however, wit some of the smaller details picked… More How to: Paint Black Legion Obliterators, part 2

Video ‘Sister Superior Amalia Novena subscriber giveaway’

Well, I single-handedly failed to get Vex Machinator’s Helstalker painted up, recorded and edited for today, so we’re having a subscriber giveaway instead. It’s been a busy couple of weeks and the days I’ve gone to paint it’s been hotter than the sun which does nothing to inspire painting. It does dry the wet palette… More Video ‘Sister Superior Amalia Novena subscriber giveaway’

Video ‘How to: Paint Iron Barred Doors’

In the first of the fantasy/dungeon crawler/rpg videos, I’ll be taking you through a quick and easy way of painting iron barred 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… More Video ‘How to: Paint Iron Barred Doors’

Brush and Boltgun: Tournament Report. B&B at the Doubles!

Recently, two teams from Brush and Boltgun took part in the Throne of Skulls: Doubles weekend at Warhammer World in Nottingham. This is the tale of how Adam and Dave, aka. the Astra Militarum team ’21 Command Points!’ got on…. So what is it? The Throne of Skulls: Doubles tournament weekends are held fairly regularly… More Brush and Boltgun: Tournament Report. B&B at the Doubles!

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

Army Challenge: Seven Years War Prussians

This year, I fancied something a bit different. Whilst the guys are doing March to War, I didn’t fancy another Games Workshop army. I already have painted armies for the Raven Guard, Imperial Guard, Orks and Tyranids to 2000 points or more and, as cool as the miniatures are, I’m not a fan of the… More Army Challenge: Seven Years War Prussians

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 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

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)

Hobby Guilt 2018 – Part 6

Welcome to another exciting (?) instalment of Hobby Guilt, where the chaps at the Brush and Boltgun try and work through some of the unbuilt and unpainted miniatures that litter our hobby spaces like dead leaves litter the streets at this time of year. Rob: Over the past two weeks there’s been limited hobby time,… More Hobby Guilt 2018 – Part 6

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)

How to Paint: Quick and Easy Horses (Part 1 of 2)

I have always had an affinity with cavalry-heavy armies, having started my first Empire army at age six. Cavalry units have always been exciting , their rapid movement and generally powerful abilities make them the focal point of the army. Not only that, the horse makes them tower over their footslogging comrades, so they are also a… More How to Paint: Quick and Easy Horses (Part 1 of 2)

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cloth)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. In this post I am going to demonstrate how to get a beige cloth on Dark Angels sergeants and Veterans. It could also be used for… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cloth)

Saga Sunday – Poles Apart 2: How to Paint Individual Models as Part of a Unified Force

For my  Saga: Age of Crusades Polish army, I decided to give myself until mid-October to get everything finished. Three weeks later, I think I am roughly on track. If you fancy taking a trip back in time (as in three weeks ago, not to Medieval Poland!), then you can have a look here. Last… More Saga Sunday – Poles Apart 2: How to Paint Individual Models as Part of a Unified Force

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cord Tassels)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. In this post I will demonstrate how to paint the cord tassels that appear on some Dark Angels and Space Marine models. This method can be… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Cord Tassels)

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chest Eagles)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. This time I will be demonstrating how to paint the chest eagles for some Dark Angels Tactical Marines. Usually I paint Space Marine chest eagles in… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chest Eagles)

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Purity Seals Parchment)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. This post will concentrate on how to paint the oath paper parchment parts of purity seals. This is the same method I use for all my… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Purity Seals Parchment)

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Red Symbols/Purity Seals)

Hello and welcome to the continuation of my posts on how to paint Warhammer 40,000 Dark Angels. If you haven’t been keeping up, you can read the first post here. Today, I’m going to demonstrate how to get the red for the tactical badges and purity seals on a Dark Angels Tactical Squad. You can use… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Red Symbols/Purity Seals)

Age of Sigmar Battle Report: Empire vs Nurgle

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It was a warm June day when Adam’s Old Empire formed up against Rob’s Maggotkin of Nurgle in a 500 point scrap to the death. It was the first time we’ve faced off against each other. Rob – 500 points sounded like a lot when we first started playing. Turns… More Age of Sigmar Battle Report: Empire vs Nurgle

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

Saga Sunday- Carolingians and Pesky Proelium

It is now five weeks since my first post regarding my Carolingian force. To be honest, the amount of progress I have achieved during this time came as a bit of a shock to me. I have been quite busy since I started painting them, thanks to work, and I have also found dealing with the non-uniform… More Saga Sunday- Carolingians and Pesky Proelium

Warhammer Fest 2018 Review (Picture Heavy)

Warhammer Fest On Sunday the 13th May, Mike, Dave , Chris, and I headed to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to attend the second day of Warhammer Fest (Games Workshop’s annual event). The arena itself was set up almost identically to last year, with the Forge World sales area at one end of the main… More Warhammer Fest 2018 Review (Picture Heavy)

Saga Sunday- Carolingians

One month on since my last post on Brush and Boltgun and I have managed to change a pile of unpainted metal Carolingians into, well, a partially painted pile of metal Carolingians! I have had great fun painting these models. I am a massive fan of some of the Gripping Beast miniatures, whilst others fall into the ‘questionable’… More Saga Sunday- Carolingians

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)