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40 Miniature Painting Tutorials Online (YouTube Links)

40 miniature painting youtube how to videos - best miniature painting tutorial videos online - links to youtubes

In this miniature hobby-world, there are three kinds of people: People who want to paint, and even enjoy it, but don’t have the entire skill set to achieve their preconceived goal. People who love to paint, and will do anything to get their hands on a hairs-glued-to-a-wooden-stick that is dipped in emulsified pigment. People who …

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Non-Metallic Metal (NMM) Sword (Blending with the Loaded Brush Technique)

Non-metallic metal (NMM) painting is the technique of using regular paint (without metallic content) to give the illusion of a metallic, reflective surface. In general, NMM requires high contrast painted with smooth transitions from light-to-dark. There are many technique you can use to blend color in the NMM style of painting miniatures. You can wet-blend, …

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Using the Citadel Water Pot

Citadel Water Pot 2018

I love the Citadel Water Pot. To show you why, I made a short video for how I generally use it. Thank you for visiting! Stay up to date with this site — subscribe through email and follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

Best Brush for Painting Miniatures and Models (Complete Guide)

Best Brush for Painting Miniatures - Recommended Brushes for Miniature and Model Painting

What’s the best brush for painting miniatures? Paint brushes are an essential tool for miniature painting. The most popular and useful brushes for miniature painters are a pointed round kolinsky sable size #1 or #2 brushes. These paint brushes have a bristle length of about 8-12mm and a belly diameter of 1.5-2mm. A pointed round …

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How to Paint an Imperial Knight (8 Easy Steps)

Painting Showcase - Imperial Knight: Dullcote Your Models

Painting a large model like a Warhammer 40k Imperial Knight has a number of unique challenges. Unlike the smaller tabletop miniatures of the 40k Universe, like Space Marines, Imperial Knights have much more surface area and details. In this article, I highlight several techniques I used to paint this Imperial Knight. For the sake of …

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Grymkin: Skin & Moans Warbeast (How to Paint)

I never expected to pick up the Grymkin faction (Warmachine/Hordes¬†tabletop game). But, when I saw the models and the night-marish style….Taking control of monsters of bad-dreams couldn’t be boring, right? I now own a large collection of Grymkin models. They are fun to paint! In this article, I quickly detail how I painted the Skin …

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The Citadel Medium Base Brush: A Brush for Speed Painting (Review)

Citadel Medium Base Brush Review - Games Workshop Brushes for Professional Miniature and Model Painting - Best Brush for Painting Miniatures

The Citadel Medium Base Brush is the most used brush in my miniature painting arsenal. The Citadel Medium Base Brush reviews like a car that sells itself. It has wide tuft surface that applies a good amount of paint, while providing you good control. Because the brush is made of synthetic fibers, you can use …

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Practicing Non-Metallic Metal (NMM)

I’ve been painting 40k and Warmachine models for a few friends. And for kicks, I’ve been trying my hand (and eye) at painting non-metallic metal (NMM). For the less versed, this is the method for painting metallic surfaces without using metallic-containing paints. RELATED: 8 MUST-KNOW PAINT BLENDING TECHNIQUES FOR EVERY PAINTER The technique requires a …

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