Video ‘How to: Paint Vex Machinator’s Helstalker’

In this video I’ll be painting up Vex Machinator’s Helstalker from the Vex Machinator Lord Discordant miniature. The model itself is pretty big and has a heap of detail on it, so painting it up takes a lot more time than is shown on the video, the black and gold took up the most time,… More Video ‘How to: Paint Vex Machinator’s Helstalker’

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 ‘How to: Paint Black Legion Armour Trim’

In this short start to finish video I’ll be showing how to paint the armour trim found on Chaos Space Marines, using a Black Legion Havoc. I’m just painting up one of the Pauldrons as a full miniature would be a very long video, but replicating these methods will get the armour trim on your… More Video ‘How to: Paint Black Legion Armour Trim’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Necromunda Goliath’

In this video I’ll be painting up one of the House Goliath gangers from Necromunda Underhive. The Goliath’s standard colour is red and I went with a bright green for the chemicals they use to add a bit of contrast. If you’ve not tried the game yet, we highly recommend it. A full list of… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Necromunda Goliath’

How to: Paint Black Legion Obliterators

With the launch of the Shadowspear boxed game, Chaos Space Marine players and new acolytes were blessed with two new Obliterator miniatures. Gone were the hunched and funny looking Obliterators of old, to be replaced with two superb miniatures, that looked intimidating rather than looking like they had a bad back and were crawling about… More How to: Paint Black Legion Obliterators

Video ‘How to: Paint Blue Cloaks’

This video is a quick and easy method of painting blue cloaks using two colours and a shade. It doesn’t really matter which blue you choose, the principles are the same. This is an ideal method for any miniatures as it’s all about the cloak. A list of paints can be found below the video:… More Video ‘How to: Paint Blue Cloaks’

Video ‘How to: Paint Sister Superior Amalia Novena’

The first of the Sisters of Battle/Orders Militant has arrived! Sister Superior Amalia Novena was released on Warhammer Day. It would have been rude not to paint her straight away, as the miniature is superb. There’s a lot of great details, and with the pictures released of some of the future Sisters of Battle releases,… More Video ‘How to: Paint Sister Superior Amalia Novena’

Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon’s Mask Head’

In this short video, I’ll be painting up one of the alternate heads for Abaddon the Despoiler. If you’ve used the masked head, or will be using it, this handy tutorial will get it looking great for the tabletop. A full list of paints is below the video: Paints Citadel Averland Sunset Citadel Yriel Yellow… More Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon’s Mask Head’

Video ‘How to: Paint Chain Mail’

Continuing the tutorials on fantasy and RPG type miniatures, this is a very quick tutorial on how to paint chain mail, chainmail, or mail, depending on how you want to say it. It’s used on miniatures from historical games like Saga through to sci fi games like Warhammer 40k, but this quick and easy method… More Video ‘How to: Paint Chain Mail’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Dark Apostle’

In this video I’ll be painting up the Chaos Space Marine Dark Apostle. It’s a stunning miniature with plenty of details that make it a stunning piece for any Chaos Space Marine Army. I’ll be painting him up in the Black Legion colours. A full list of paints used can be found below the video:… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Dark Apostle’

Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’s base’

Even the Warmaster needs something to stand on when taking on the Imperium. What better than the corpse of a Loyalist Space Marine? In this video I’ll be taking you through how I painted the base for Abaddon the Despoiler who was painted up for a video a while ago. I’ve linked the Abaddon video… More Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’s base’

Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Venomcrawler

In this video I’ll be painting up the Venomcrawler from the Shadowspear boxed set. The model itself is pretty big and has a heap of detail on it, so painting it up takes a lot longer than the video is, the black, flesh and gold took up the longest time, but the end result is… More Video ‘How to: Paint a Black Legion Venomcrawler

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!

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 Abaddon the Despoiler’

In this video I’ll be painting up the new Abaddon the Despoiler miniature that was released recently. In this video I’m just painting up Abaddon and not his base, I’ll be doing that over the next couple of weeks. Also, it’ll be painted up to fit with the rest of the Black Legion miniatures I’m… More Video ‘How to: Paint Abaddon the Despoiler’

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’

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

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