Abaddon the Despoiler Scratch Build – finished

This post is originally from September 2017, and is today copied over from the original Brush and Boltgun site. I thought it quite fitting in light of the new Abaddon miniature being released. Last year, I decided that I wasn’t keen on the Abaddon the Despoiler miniature from GW, which, for someone so poignant to… More Abaddon the Despoiler Scratch Build – finished

How to: Paint Garrek’s Reavers, Khorne Bloodbound

When I painted up the Stormcast from Shadespire, I hadn’t played it, but had heard good things. Now that I’ve played a few games, I can confirm it’s good. In light of how good it is, I pushed on with painting up some of the miniatures from it. The Khorne Bloodbound are amazingly dynamic, and… More How to: Paint Garrek’s Reavers, Khorne Bloodbound

Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Librarian

In this video, I’ll be talking through how I paint a Primaris Librarian from start to finish. To begin with he’s been sprayed with Citadel Averland Sunset and Macragge Blue and the video starts with him in that colour. Although I’m painting him as a Lamenters’ Librarian, it’s only the pauldron with the Chapter symbols… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Librarian

Video ‘How to: Paint weathered wheels/tyres’

This video is a quick and easy method of painting wheels and tyres on ork vehicles, or any vehicles where you want a little corrosion on them. It uses a really small palette of colours but leaves the wheels looking great. I specifically use Vallejo Black and Vallejo German Grey on tyres because of their… More Video ‘How to: Paint weathered wheels/tyres’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Lamenters’ Primaris Lieutenant’

In this video, I’ll be talking through how I paint a Lamenters’ Primaris Lieutenant from start to finish. To begin with he’s been sprayed with Averland Sunset, and the video starts with him in that colour. I have a lot of Primaris to paint as Lamenters, so if there’s any you’d like to see please… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Lamenters’ Primaris Lieutenant’

Video ‘How to: Paint Lord Felthius /Blightlord Terminators

After a long break away, I’m returning to the Death Guard in an attempt to clear the shelves of the great unpainted. This week I’m painting up Lord Felthius from start to sickly finish. Out of all the Blightlord Terminators and his Tainted Cohorts, I thought that Felthius had the most features shared by other… More Video ‘How to: Paint Lord Felthius /Blightlord Terminators

How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 3

If you’ve not read part 2 yet, head here, and you can link to part 1 there. Reiver face mask Many moons ago, the fluff for the Space Marine Chaplains had their wearing the bones of their predecessor, including the skull – the Emperor only knows why they had such odd skulls, but there was… More How to: Paint Primaris Space Wolves, part 3

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Warboss’

In this video I’ll be painting up an Ork Warboss for a Death Skulls army. While the colours of the clothing might be different, the principles would be the same for any Ork Warboss. If you watched the Warboss Skin video, you may want to jump to 5:05 as this will take you to the… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Warboss’

How to: Paint Space Wolf Primaris, part 2

If you’ve not read part one of this tutorial, head here to see how to paint the armour. Skin The skin on the Space Wolves was done using only three colours, more if it was a face with a wound of some sort. On the model below (nicknamed John Bernthal) the skin was based with… More How to: Paint Space Wolf Primaris, part 2

Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Warboss Skin’

In this, the final Ork skin video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up an Ork Warboss’s skin to look great for the tabletop. I’ve started with the skin of the smallest – Grots (not counting snotlings as they’re more for comedic value), and worked up to a Warboss, so if… More Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Warboss Skin’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Space Wolf Primaris Reiver

In this video I’ll be painting up A Primaris Reiver for my Space Wolf Kill Team. It’s a pretty basic paint job, but looks great on the tabletop. The video starts with the miniature undercoated in Army Painter Wolf Grey (which is pretty much identical to Citadel Russ Grey – my eyes can’t tell the… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Space Wolf Primaris Reiver

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)

Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Space Wolf

As a bit of a change from the greenskins, in this video I’ll be painting up one of my Space Wolf Kill Team. It’s a pretty basic paint job, but looks great on the tabletop. What does everyone think of the Primaris miniatures? It’s the first I’ve painted and I found it really nice to… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Primaris Space Wolf

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)

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Meganob’

In this video, I’ll be showing how to paint a Death Skulls Meganob from start to finish. The techniques used are all easy to do, but combined together they’ll get your Meganobz looking great on the tabletop. If you wanted to, you could keep going on this model after I stop, adding stripes to wires,… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Meganob’

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.

Ork Vehicles: Damage, Chipping and Corrosion

In this video, I’ll be looking at a quick and easy method of painting damage, chipping and corrosion onto your ork vehicles. Each simple method can be used to varying degrees to achieve the level of damage that you want to your vehicles. Details of the paints used are listed below the video. How to… More Ork Vehicles: Damage, Chipping and Corrosion

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

How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Gold Symbols)

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 something that can often be quite difficult to get right, gold. This is a really quick method for getting good looking… More How To: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Gold Symbols)

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

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)

Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 1

Having started back on the ork army I’d shelved years ago by painting up the Ork Kommando for Kill Team, I’ve carried on painting up greenskins with some gusto. While I’ve opened up and sorted through one box, I’ve not looked in the other yet, and I know there’s a mass of vehicles, characters and… More Gerriz Teef!: Ork Objective Marker Part 1