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 Black Legion Greater Possessed’

In this video I’ll be painting up one of the Greater Possessed miniatures from the Shadowspear boxed set. With these basic techniques you should be able to get your Greater Possessed painted up and looking great on your tabletop. I’ll be working on a fair few of the miniatures from Shadowspear and new Chaos Space… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Greater Possessed’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Lamenters’ Eliminator’

In this video I’ll be covering how to paint a Lamenters Primaris Eliminator, but thought the camouflage pattern could be useful for any miniatures, modern warfare games, etc, and not just for Warhammer 40,000. The camo pattern is shown on its own video from earlier this year. The miniature is one from the Shadowspear boxed… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Lamenters’ Eliminator’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Obliterator’

In this video I’ll be painting up one of the new obliterator miniatures. With these basic techniques you should be able to get your obliterators painted up and looking great on your tabletop. I’ll be working on a fair few of the miniatures from Shadowspear and new Chaos Space Marine miniatures over the next few… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Obliterator’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Chaos Space Marine’

In this video I’ll be painting up a Black Legion Chaos Space Marine. It’s been built from parts of the Chaos Space Marine superb multi-part kit which was released a couple of weeks ago. I’ll be working on a fair few of the miniatures from Shadowspear and new Chaos Space Marine range over the next… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Chaos Space Marine’

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 a Black Legion Master of Possession’

In this video I’ll be painting up the Master of Possession from the Warhammer 40,000 Shadowspear boxed set. It’s a stunning miniature, and when I saw it I had to paint it first. Last week’s fire and flames video was taken from this miniature, so I’ll link that in the video so if you want… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Master of Possession’

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’

Abaddon the Despoiler Scratch Build

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

Video ‘How to: Paint a Genestealer Cults Jackal Alpha

In this video, I’ll be talking through how I paint a Genestealer Cults Jackal Alphus from start to finish. To begin with he’s been sprayed with Citadel Zandri Dust and the video starts with him in that colour. I have a lot of Genestealer Cults miniatures, so if there’s any you’d like to see please… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Genestealer Cults Jackal Alpha

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

How to: Paint Death Guard Lord of Contagion

With the Dark Imperium Warhammer 40k starter box, you were introduced to some awesome new chaps, one of which was the one in the middle below, the Lord of Contagion. Now as the new 40k miniatures stand a little taller than the old, he’s a pretty daunting miniature when you stand him next to Chaos… More How to: Paint Death Guard Lord of Contagion

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’

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 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’

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 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

Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Nob Flesh

In this week’s short video, I’ll be showing a quick and easy method of painting up an Ork Nob’s flesh for the tabletop. With most ork armies there’s going to be a fair few Nobs, either leading boyz mobz, or in their own tough squads, so this quick (and easily variable) method is great for… More Video ‘How to: Paint Ork Nob Flesh

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