Video ‘How to: Paint Grot Skin’

In this short video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up a Grot’s skin for your Ork army. With the Grots being the smallest bar snotlings, I like to get them looking pretty light and bright. This method is quick to do in batches and will have their skin looking good… More Video ‘How to: Paint Grot Skin’

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.

The Brush and Boltgun Hallowe’en Special

Booo! Welcome to our special Hallowe’en post! As Hallowe’en was on a Wednesday this year, we thought it would be a good opportunity to post about some spooky miniatures or scenery we’ve been working on, to keep things on Ghosts and ghouls aplenty.   Adam Asked to contribute something to our Halloween post was a… More The Brush and Boltgun Hallowe’en Special

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

9 Shades of Green – How to: Paint Ork Skin

With Orktober finally here, it’s all gone green at my particular part of Brush and Boltgun. Nurgle is on a nearby shelf, Stormcast are waiting for their turn under the brush, and the greenskins have burst onto the desktop like a spiky green plague. Prior to the Kommando nob and Painboy that we’ve covered this… More 9 Shades of Green – How to: Paint Ork Skin

Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Painboy’

In this video I’ll be giving a tutorial on how to paint an Ork Painboy. The model itself is great and full of details that give it a lot of character, to the point where it was an impulse buy for me. I’ve pasted a few links below to relevant videos which you may find… More Video ‘How to: Paint an Ork Painboy’

Kill Team – Genestealer Cult: The Creeping Death

With the recent release of Kill Team (unboxing video here), we’ve been more than a little excited about constructing our own Kill Teams and getting some games going. I’ve already got a work in progress Genestealer Cult army for Warhammer 40k – there’s a few early posts about them on here – and so the… More Kill Team – Genestealer Cult: The Creeping Death

Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank, part 2

Welcome to part 2 of the Death Guard Land Raider project. If you’ve not seen part one, you can see that here. The main ‘plan’ now was to get the interior painted up. The seats were painted with Vallejo Russian Uniform WW2, while the engine was painted up with Citadel’s Skullcrusher Brass and Leadbelcher, and… More Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank, part 2

Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank

When Dark Imperium was released last year, I was blown away by the Death Guard miniatures, and I started collecting Death Guard for Warhammer 40k. This in turn led me to Maggotkin of Nurgle for Warhammer Age of Sigmar, and between the two of them, I amassed a lot of Nurglings. Now reading through the… More Death Guard Land Raider project – The Disco Tank

How to: Paint Stormcast Eternal Sequitors, Part 2

If you’ve not come across it yet, part 1 of the guide can be found here. The final part of the Sequitor posts will get the miniatures finished and looking great for the table top. Bases The bases were painted almost identically to the Shadespire Stormcast that I painted here. With the easy to build… More How to: Paint Stormcast Eternal Sequitors, Part 2

Video ‘How to: Paint Stormcast Eternals’ Gold Armour’

In this video I’ll be demonstrating a quick and easy method of painting Stormcast Eternals’ gold armour. There are a lot of ways to paint gold, but this is the way I prefer. I’ve linked another method of painting gold armour below, which Mike posted up for his custodes a while back. For this tutorial… More Video ‘How to: Paint Stormcast Eternals’ Gold Armour’

How to: Paint Stormcast Eternal Sequitors, Part 1

When the second edition of Age of Sigmar was released a few weeks ago, not only did Soul Wars bring a newer, tighter set of rules, it also brought a host of superb new miniatures. The Stormcast Eternals, usually clad in their gold armour and looking a little plain, now had a variety of new… More How to: Paint Stormcast Eternal Sequitors, Part 1

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chapter Symbols & White)

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’s post looks at how to get a nice white colour on the Dark Angels chapter badges and other assorted iconography. Many people worry about… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Chapter Symbols & White)

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Silver & Weapons)

Hello and welcome to another Dark Angels post here on the Brush and Boltgun. This post is a continuation of the how to guide on painting Dark Angels, and you can find the first part of the post by clicking here. In this post I’m going to look at painting the silver, which you can… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Silver & Weapons)

Drach’nyen – Abaddon the Despoiler’s Demon Sword

About four or five years ago, I was collecting a small force of Red Corsairs because I really liked the fluff, and Huron Blackheart was a complete fiend. Eventually I grew a little weary of the colours – I’d painted a lot of red in the past, and I didn’t feel that the Huron miniature… More Drach’nyen – Abaddon the Despoiler’s Demon Sword

How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Green Armour)

Hello, and welcome to the Brush and Boltgun. Today I’m going to talk you through painting the green armour for the Dark Angels chapter of Space Marines from Warhammer 40,000. This is a really simple technique to get a good green. The first thing to do is to give your models a basecoat/prime of a… More How to: Paint Dark Angels Tactical Squad (Green Armour)

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

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’

Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 6

Well it’s been a fair while since I picked up Mortarion, nearly four months in fact, the last post being the 28th January. With the March to War in full swing at that point, all my efforts were focussed there, and the amount I felt I had to do on Mortarion left me a little… More Mortarion – Daemon Primarch of Nurgle, part 6

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

How to Paint Heresy Era Iron Hands – Part 1 (Legion Colours)

Hello and welcome. Today I will be demonstrating how to get the coal black armour finish for Pre-Heresy and Horus Heresy era Iron Hands. For my Iron Hands, I wanted that oily, coal black machine look that Forge World achieved with their display models. It looks complex, bu it’s actually quite easy to achieve. You… More How to Paint Heresy Era Iron Hands – Part 1 (Legion Colours)

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’

Forge World Horus Heresy Silver Basecoats

Hello, Today I’m going to show you how to do the silver basecoat that Forge World use for many of their Horus Heresy Space Marine Legion colour schemes. (Forge World have given out painting guides for most of the Horus Heresy legions (If you don’t have them email and ask) and a lot of them… More Forge World Horus Heresy Silver Basecoats

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